Summer of '69
by Bryan Adams • Lesson #25 • Jul 12, 2016
This video is a guitar lesson for Summer of ‘69 by Bryan Adams. It includes chords, tabs, and strumming pattern – with a nice focus on playing the acoustic riff heard in the intro of the MTV Unplugged version of the song.
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- 0:00 Playthrough & lesson overview
- 2:50 Chords (basic)
- 4:08 Chords (D-sus & A-sus variations)
- 6:10 Strumming Pattern (basic)
- 7:37 Intro acoustic riff (strummed)
- 9:36 Intro acoustic Riff (picked)
- 11:48 Bridge
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Intro, verse, and chorus chords
E ||––––2––––0––––2––––3–––– B ||––––3––––2––––3––––0–––– G ||––––2––––2––––4––––0–––– D ||––––0––––2––––4––––0–––– A ||–––––––––0––––2––––2–––– E ||–––––––––––––––––––3–––– D A Bm G
E ||––––2––––––0––––––––3–––– B ||––––3––––––3––––––––3–––– G ||––––2––––––2––––––––2–––– D ||––––0––––––0––––––––0–––– A ||––––––––––––––––––––––––– E ||––––––––––––––––––––––––– D Dsus2 Dsus4
E ||––––0––––––0––––––––0–––– B ||––––2––––––0––––––––3–––– G ||––––2––––––2––––––––2–––– D ||––––2––––––2––––––––2–––– A ||––––0––––––0––––––––0–––– E ||––––––––––––––––––––––––– A Asus2 Asus4
E ||––––1––––6––––8––––– B ||––––1––––6––––8––––– G ||––––2––––7––––9––––– D ||––––3––––8––––10–––– A ||––––3––––8––––10–––– E ||––––1––––6––––8––––– F Bb C
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