John Denver "Take Me Home, Country Roads" Guitar Lesson

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Hello friends,
and welcome back to Swiftlessons for another by request song tutorial. In today’s session I’m breaking down a fairly beginner friendly song in John Denver’s 1971 classic “Take Me Home, Country Roads.” I’ll take you through the chord progressions and strumming patterns for the verse, chorus and bridge sections. Let’s get started!

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  1. Complete chord sheet at:
    Time stamps:
    0:50 – Demonstration
    3:55 – Intro
    5:31 – Verse
    8:37 – Chorus
    10:41 – Bridge
    15:14 – Outro

  2. This is where we say,"Thank You ,Sir"

  3. Jeremy Gayness

    I'm from VA so I will definitely check them out

  4. Awesome video, Iā€™m away from my guitar now, anyway i could strum this without a pick?

  5. what a beautiful voice šŸ™‚
    thank you šŸ˜‰

  6. pretty sure Denver capoed 1. song in Bb.

  7. Love the work bro!!! your voice is awesome!!!!

  8. Do "Put your head on my shoulder" Paul Anka

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  10. @swiftlessons your voice is absolutely amazing.
    If you get this recorded, I'll buy a record! Keep up the great work!

  11. Please make a lesson of thank you for being my dad by Jon Barker

  12. Bethany Albarran

    I loves the classics, BEST type of music out here

  13. Bethany Albarran

    Can you do more lessons on electric guitar

  14. Bethany Albarran

    Do you really look through the comment

  15. Bethany Albarran

    Could you do wasted days and wasted nights guitar lesson

  16. Awesome bro u made my day today thank you I am plying guitar since 6 months teaching my self through internet……this is what I am going to learn

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