VIDEO: How To Arrange An Acoustic Cover Version (TG234)

An electric song played on acoustic

VIDEO How to arrange an acoustic cover version TG234

Crafting an unplugged rendition of an electric song is easier than you might think. TG writes and records a rock song, then arranges it on acoustic guitar

Pick up Total Guitar issue 234 (on sale 29 October to 25 November) for the accompanying tab and explanation

Getting started

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Single notes and pedal tones - intro

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Chords and strumming - verse

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Arpeggios - pre-chorus

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Chords and strumming - chorus

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Tutor: Chris Bird
Videographer: Martin Holmes

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