🎸 St James Infirmary Blues • Easy acoustic guitar lesson (w/ chords & fills in A-minor)

Notes & tabs for this lesson: http://playsongnotes.com/songs/traditional-st-james-infirmary-blues/

Video timestamps:
0:00 Playthrough & greeting
2:05 Chords shapes needed
6:20 Chord progression
6:55 Strumming patterns
9:39 Adv. strumming tips
13:40 Fills & licks
21:02 Farewell

In this lesson I’ll teach you how to play an acoustic version of the classic St James Infirmary Blues. We’ll be in the key of A-minor, and I’m going to make this as accessible and beginner-friendly as possible. I’ll teach the chords, the progression, some strumming tips, and show you some neat lead licks & fills you can add in between strums of certain chords. I hope you find it helpful… let’s get to it!

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12 comments

  1. Video timestamps:
    0:00 Playthrough & greeting
    2:05 Chords shapes needed
    6:20 Chord progression
    6:55 Strumming patterns
    9:39 Adv. strumming tips
    13:40 Fills & licks
    21:02 Farewell

  2. After I listened to the first 2 seconds of the song I loved it and now I'm going to learn it. Thanks!

  3. Kentucky Poorboy

    Your teaching is spot on.

  4. Fantastic lesson… please David ..how do you create your tabs on screen karaoke style…it really works for me
    Thanks for sharing these great lessons.

  5. Fantastic excellent lesson I could follow you all the way through. Thank you.

  6. Great lesson, though I have a question. Are you adding the fills in place of the last chord in each line?

  7. ive been playing this nonstop since it was posted.

  8. Harrisons Book Heaven

    Brilliant thanks

  9. Without a doubt the best teacher on YouTube for beginners! Do more bluesey stuff it sound so cool!

  10. one million thanks man! Can't believe I could finally learn to play this song! Cheers from Spain.

  11. Really fun lesson! Thank you!

  12. great stuff! thank you

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