Catch the Wind

by Donovan • Lesson #461 • Dec 4, 2022

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In this lesson, I’ll teach you how to play the song Catch the Wind, the folk classic by Donovan (1965). This song has an easy-going waltz sound, and for the most part only uses three chords (C, Fadd9, and G) — all of which keep your left pinky on the same note, making them relatively easy to switch between. In addition to teaching you how to strum things, I’ll walk you through the intro riff, as well as the various licks & fills Donovan uses to spice things up.

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