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“Goodnight Irene” and 3/4 Time  
 
“Goodnight Irene” and 3/4 Time  
 
“Goodnight Irene” and 3/4 Time, Part 2: “Goodnight Irene” 
“Goodnight Irene” and 3/4 Time, Part 2: “Goodnight Irene” 
 
Lead Belly’s song “Goodnight Irene” has been recorded by Frank Sinatra, Ernest Tubb, the Weavers, and many others, and is a jam session sing-along favorite. Bill starts by showing you the chord progression to “Goodnight Irene,” played with the forward reverse roll, as well as a bass run from the D7 to G chords. Then he sings and plays the song through at a slow tempo so you can play (and sing) along with him.

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