Angel Flying Too Close to the Ground

by Willie Nelson • Lesson #135 • Feb 24, 2018

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Editor’s notes

In this video I’ll show you a guitar tutorial for “Angel Flying Too Close to the Ground” by Willie Nelson. I’ll teach you the chords, strumming pattern, and various other bits and pieces you’ll need to play the song. Check it out and let me know if you have questions!

Video timestamps:

  • 0:00 Greeting & lesson agenda
  • 1:18 Song structure
  • 2:28 Chords needed
  • 5:57 Intro arpeggio tab
  • 7:32 Strumming pattern
  • 9:17 Walk-up and walk-down tabs
  • 11:13 Playthrough

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