Playlist - Cannonball

Cannonball – Step 1

Verse – Capo VI & I! Today, we start working on Cannonball by Damien Rice. The goal of this guitar part is to incorporate the melody into the chords and...

Cannonball – Step 2

Chorus – Capo VI & I! Let’s work out how to play the chorus, again, incorporating the melody. This time, it almost happens automatically, here’s...

Cannonball – Step 3

Chorus tag & End – Capo VI & I! We’re almost there, just the chorus tag, which only happens once in the song and the super simple end left to work...

Cannonball – Step 4

Complete song – Capo VI! It’s time to play the complete song with a singer. Simply play along with us, using the TAB below as a reference. Experiment with...

Cannonball – Step 5

Complete song – Capo I! Let’s play it again, but now with a capo on fret 1. Should you be in a situation without a capo, you could play this in Am as written...

Cannonball – Step 6

Aeolian – All shapes! Today, we finally start practicing the modes! It’s Aeolian because that’s what Cannonball’s home is and what the melody...

Cannonball – Step 7

Vocal melody! Let’s play the vocal melody, without a capo. Here’s example 1, it’s the verse in a low octave. Aim to see the Gm/Em shapes for chord VI...

Cannonball – Step 8

2nd guitar! Today, we finish off our study of Cannonball as we construct a 2nd guitar. When you can play this, you can play with me and the singer and make us all sound...