Folk-style contribution from Jimmy Buffett about a simple albeit slightly tipsy lifestyle. Everyone knows the chorus! Here's your Margaritaville guitar lesson.

The first strum after each chord change is a single down strum followed by a quick up ….. then an up/down/up.

This patterns continues throughout.

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Dave Stigen February 2, 2012 at 1:31 PM

Your site has the best approach to learning a song. You go slow and picture the chord as you go along in the song. These are the following songs I would like to know if you do a tutorial on. Need More of you Bellamy Bros, Oakie from Muskokie Merle Haggaard,Tulsa Time Don Williams, Jambalya Hank Williams, Folsom Prison Johnny Cash, Wabash Canon Ball, Lord I Hope This Day is Good Don Williams, Got No Reason Gene Watson, Saginaw Michigan Lefy Frizzel. Thanks. Dave Stigen


admin February 2, 2012 at 4:00 PM

Thanks Dave ….. three of these are a possibility: Oakie, Tulsa and Folsom …. you obviously love songs about places.


Kevin October 3, 2014 at 7:37 PM

Thank you, I have been looking for a site like this that will show strumming and chording. I have just started learning at a late date in my life but enjoy greatly palying music and understanding it a little better. 


admin October 4, 2014 at 4:43 AM

Thanks a bunch Kevin!


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