Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to be Cowboys
by Waylon Jennings • Lesson #118 • Jan 3, 2018
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In this lesson, I’ll teach you how to play an acoustic guitar version of “Mammas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to be Cowboys” as performed by Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings (1978). This song only requires 3 chords, but I’ll also show the optional key change used in the second verse. Chords, tabs, strumming patterns, playthrough – it’s all included!
- 0:00 Lesson overview
- 1:28 Chords needed
- 2:29 Strumming patterns
- 6:10 Verse #1 playthrough
- 7:29 Key change in verse #2
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