Playlist - Starman

Starman – Step 1

Intro & Verse! Today, we start working on the fantastic Starman by David Bowie. There are three TAB loops to practice with, starting with the intro. The intro uses a...

Starman – Step 2

Chorus, Tag & Instrumental! Let’s learn that chorus. This is clearly easier than the verse. What stands out to me is the early open D string, followed by a Dm...

Starman – Step 3

Complete song! It’s time to play the complete song. There’s a simple chart below, use it when you play along with me and the singer. As you can see, the...

Starman – Step 4

Chord progression exercises – String 1-3! Today, you play along with me and the singer again, although now there is no rhythm and you’re restricted to...

Starman – Step 5

Chord progression exercises – String 2-4 & 3-5! Let’s keep going with our chord exercise. Today we first play on strings 2-4. Here’s that chart to...

Starman – Step 6

Vocal melody – E shape! Let’s learn the melody and work out how David Bowie has managed to change the chords around and still write a hit! To also learn the...

Starman – Step 7

Vocal melody – D & C shape! To learn the fretboard, you shouldn’t practice scale shapes, you should practice playing melodies in scale shapes. With this...

Starman – Step 8

Vocal melody – A shape! Today, we finish off our study of Starman as we play the melody in the A shape. Following this, play in all other shapes as well, just from...