Don McLean – Birthday Song
Learn how to play Don McLean – Birthday Song note-for-note on guitar.
Difficulty level: Intermediate
Barre chords: Yes
Thumb over chords: No
Playing Style: Fingerpicked
This lesson teaches Don’s guitar part on the original studio version. In a few places, where his guitar is inaudible on that version, I’ve referred to the live ‘Solo’ version and used what he plays there.
The complete file contains 3 lesson videos, a performance play thru video, full tabs, chords and lyrics. You’ll receive a link to download the lesson which will download as a zip file of 397 Mb containing all the lesson content.
Chords & Songsheet Preview
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. I use Zipeg which you can get free, here.
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.