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Lydia the Tattooed Lady, Part 1: Chords

This lesson is part of the course Fingerstyle Guitar with Stevie Coyle.
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Lydia the Tattooed Lady  
 
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Lydia the Tattooed Lady, Part 1: Chords
Lydia the Tattooed Lady, Part 1: Chords
 
Groucho Marx sang “Lydia the Tattooed Lady” in the Marx Brothers’ movie At the Circus, and who but Stevie would think, “That would make a good fingerstyle number.”? Well, it turns out Stevie was right. The song has a lot of what are commonly referred to as “jazz chords” and some typical jazz chord progressions, so even if you never want to sing the lyrics “She has eyes that folks adore so, And a torso even more so” you can learn a lot from learning “Lydia, the Tattooed Lady.” Stevie starts by walking you through the chords you’ll play in the first part of “Lydia.”

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