Playlist - Soul Man

Soul Man – Step 1

Bars & Beats! Today, we start working on Soul Man by Sam & Dave. This song is, unlike many songs in this course, built around a driving and repetitive guitar...

Soul Man – Step 2

Verse! One bar long, that’s all. Sounds easy, doesn’t it? Let’s spend half an hour on this one bar of music by digging deep into all its detail. Here’s what it looks...

Soul Man – Step 3

D shapes! Today, is all about the D shape. We’re first going to practice the D shape in three different ways using the cycle of 4th. This will manifest the D shape all...

Soul Man – Step 4

Intro & Chorus! Let’s learn the intro and chorus for Soul Man. Here’s the TAB for the intro. The devil is in the detail as they say. Focus on getting those slides...

Soul Man – Step 5

M8! Today, we get our teeth into the M8 section of Soul Man and even though there is a great part to just learn as it is, I would like to encourage you to try different...

Soul Man – Step 6

Instrumental & Outro! We have arrived at the end of the song and it’s time to change key. Here’s the TAB for the instrumental section, it’s similar to the intro...

Soul Man – Step 7

Complete song! Today, I play the full version of Soul Man in the original key of G. My aim has been to stay as close to Steve Cropper’s original as possible. I...

Soul Man – Step 8

Live band backing track! Ok, so now it’s your turn. You already have the TAB, you’ve played along with me, now you’re on your own. Well, you still have the band to play...