Cat Stevens – How Can I Tell You
Learn how to play Cat Stevens – How Can I Tell You note-for-note on guitar.
Difficulty level: Intermediate
Bar Chords: No
Thumb-over Chords: No
Playing Style: Fingerpicked
There are two lessons in the download file. The first lesson teaches Cat’s acoustic guitar part as played on the original album version, and the second teaches Alun Davies’ part which is in fact the more prominant part on the original recording.
You’ll get two lessons and two play thru videos with this one. Both Cat’s and Alun Davies’ guitar parts are so crucial to the sound of the record that it seemed essential to cover them both.
To learn the song as a solo player you’ll probably want to go with Alun’s part, but there is value in learning both guitar parts as they’re both integral to the beautiful sound of this song.
The preview video shows the introduction taken from both guitar parts.
The complete file contains 2 lesson videos, 2 performance play thru videos, full tabs, chords and lyrics. You’ll receive 2 links to download the lessons which will download as 2 zip files totalling 354 Mb containing all the lesson content.
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You’ll receive at least two videos per song, one lesson and one performance-standard play-through. You’ll receive the chords/lyrics and guitar tabs as PDF files.
The videos are mp4 format and should play on PC’s, Macs and most mobile devices.
They will download as Zip files. If you don’t have a Zip program on your PC you’ll need to install one to open the file.
If you want to download to an iPad or iPhone you’ll need an app to do so, please read here to know more about it.
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It´s possible to get the chords of music: It´s All Been Said — Johnny Rivers
It’s been very difficult to me to find the lesson/chords for this beautiful song of Johnny Rivers (It’s All Been Said).
Jerry I have been looking for a lesson on this song for so long! This is absolutely superb… at last I can crack on and learn this beautiful arrangement. Great work.
I believe the proper response here is: w00t! I’m off to purchase.
Too many songs,Too little time. I’m going to have to double up and use my toes. :-)
If it is any consolation to you Jerry, I’m sure most of us around here don’t have enough time to learn all the wonderful material you have here. But, we are going to try! Thanks so much for this one.
I know the feeling Tom. My ‘to’do’ list as it stands right now may outlast me! :)
Thanks Jerry…. Purchased… I hope you come out with more cat stevens…. Into White, I love My Dog, Peace Train, Bitterblue, Longer Boats, Changes IV :). It seems like a lot of things you started with.. its time to buff them up :), just like you did to james taylor and neil young… great job.
I agree. Just need more hours in the day and days in the week :) The plan for Cat (when I can) is the whole of the Teaser album and all the guitar based tracks on Tea For the Tillerman and Mona Bone Jakon (maybe except Pop Star which I never liked).Add Boy with the Moon and Star and Ruins from Catch Bull and that should do it.