Simon & Garfunkel – Bridge Over Troubled Water
Learn how to play Simon & Garfunkel – Bridge Over Troubled Water note-for-note on guitar.
Difficulty level: Advanced
Barre chords: Yes
Thumb over chords: Yes. Extensive use of ‘thumb-over’ F chord.
Playing Style: Fingerpicked
This is an arrangement for acoustic guitar of the piano part on the original recording. Naturally, the nature of the two instruments makes it impossible to replicate the piano part exactly on guitar, but the arrangement aims to get as close as possible, and the preview video below will give you an idea of how it sounds.
The preview video contains the introduction taken from the complete lesson for the song Bridge Over Troubled Water.
The complete file contains 4 lesson videos, (one per section of the song) 4 performance play thru videos, full tabs, chords and lyrics. You’ll receive a link to download the lesson which will download as a zip file of 588 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.