🎸 When the Man Comes Around • Johnny Cash guitar lesson w/ tabs

Notes & tabs for this lesson: http://playsongnotes.com/songs/johnny-cash-when-the-man-comes-around/

0:00 Playthrough
1:38 Greeting & agenda
2:54 Chords needed
5:39 Verse strumming: easy version
7:48 Pre-chorus & chorus (strumming, etc)
15:21 Verse strumming: advanced version

In this lesson I’ll show you how to play “The Man Comes Around” by Johnny Cash, including a tutorial for the chords and strumming pattern. This is the first Cash song I fell in love with, back around 2003 on a jukebox in my favorite college bar. I hope you dig this lesson!

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  1. Great video dude am gonna have a go now! Thanks

  2. Anyone who voted this lesson down is a fucking cretin. Seriously.

  3. Thank you so much for making this video – I just bought a guitar specifically so I could learn this song!

  4. Merci !!!

  5. Wow you freakin nailed it. Sounds perfect. Now, to learn it:)

  6. Great video, but if I can suggest most guitarists/ beginners that are at the level of playing this song, they should already know the vatiations of f major.

  7. thanks broo

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