|Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds, Part 1
Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds, Part 1
June 2, 2017 is the 50th anniversary of the release of the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, and in honor of that momentous event in the history of pop music, in this lesson you’ll learn Bill’s arrangement of “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds.” Bill’s “chord-melody” arrangement features the melody as the top note of the chords, which are played mostly with pinches. The first part of the melody includes the bass line as well as the melody. Bill walks you through each section, phrase by phrase, talking about how he’s decided to arrange it as he goes. You’ll learn the verse of “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds” in this video.
"Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" (Available to subscribers)