Songbook: Down and Out


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Welcome the Songbook tutorial for, Nobody Knows You When You’re Down and Out! In this course, you’ll learn a fingerstyle arrangement of the classic blues song.

This blues standard is full of twists and turns. I’ve structured the course into three learning levels to help you master the tune at any level.

  • Level One: You’ll get familiar with the quirky chord progression and pick out the basic melody.
  • Level Two: We’ll lean into the wonky, ragtime feel and level up your fingerpicking skills.
  • Level Three: You’ll learn flexibility with your chord shapes so you can play a moving bassline.

The course features detailed instruction videos for each part of the arrangement. We leave no stone unturned, ensuring you understand every aspect of the song.

You’ll also have access to downloadable PDFs and GuitarPro tabs, making it easy to follow along and practice at your own pace.

Plus, the performance video features the SoundSlice tab player. This handy tool lets you slow down and loop tricky parts, so you can master them bit by bit.

By the end of this course, you’ll be playing Nobody Knows You When You’re Down and Out, like a pro.

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