How to play Rotterdam by The Beautiful South (Acoustic Guitar Lesson SB-112)

In this guitar lesson we’re going to check out how to play Rotterdam by The Beautiful South, and very groovy fingerstyle riff and some fun 2:4 bars.

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  1. hi justin new guitarist (ish)5 years trying to learn this song. did you mention a d7 in this song? if so where, cos your not doing the normal d7 that everyone does. thanks, and great lessons, me favourite tutor on utube

  2. HAHAHAHA!!! 1:57 Justin accidentally flips off the internet!

  3. I hate to say I've never heard this song… well I know what ill be doing today. haha listening and learning this song!

  4. Brilliant.

  5. 7:30
    the first film editing i've seen in a justin video!

  6. @ThisIsMusic1985 – well aware thanks. Few have taught me more about playing guitar and I wouldn't care if he spoke the words. It was merely a deserved compliment. Compare his voice on earlier vids.

  7. i don't think he's looking for your approval of his singing. he is a guitar teacher, a good one at that.

  8. Have you been having singing lessons? You're making me think I could learn myself. Huge improvement!

  9. Getting there 🙂 With practise.
    The last little riff Go, G3bend, Bo,B3,E3 I think sounds better if you just flick the last two strings together, mini strum 🙂

  10. Justin I need help you can a tuition on nik kershaws wouldn't it be good I need a basic one as too many versions and not one would fit can you do one and help to do cords?

  11. TDRScooters I think that coat is more likely to be a mac 😉

  12. As an intermediate to new player I`m having trouble getting the slide straight to Fm7 so I use Cmajor…. down,down,Up to Fm7, then Cmajor (down) (up with the 2nd and third fingers removed) to Fm7 kind of hard to explain :-/
    C-CF-FFF CO-F-FFF where F is Fm7 and the O is the transition with only the first finger on the B string 1st fret between C and Fm7.
    Sorry..i`ll just fetch my coat 🙂

  13. cool
    like it

  14. hey bro great lesson and you completely nailed the voice!!

  15. Hi justin nice tune,nice lesson,Mw

  16. WTF 1:57 Justin giving me the finger!!

  17. Looser u never helped me.

  18. I am going to learn this.

  19. great lesson

  20. Whats up with the pickguard? What a mess.

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