Aw shucks, I guess there is more to life than the 60s - but as you'll glean from the brief takes on posts acts presented here, we're not yet convinced that there's more to life than the 70s.
The songs are usually, in fact, delivery vehicles for the use of music theory or various guitar techniques that you are encouraged to use in all your playing.
I guess the upshot of all this, big surprise, is that some things a beginner goes through are going to be harder than others. This is one reason why I always encourage students to reach out and try songs and techniques that might be currently beyond their levels.
As a song lesson, this tune gives us a chance to develop some picking techniques that will be very helpful to beginners whether they use fingers or picks.
Their infectious punk-pop roots formed while the band was still playing cover songs in suburban basements. This might be a good time to mention that another reason this song is a good exercise is that the rhythm is constant throughout.
Every measure, with one or two exceptions, will be filled with eight eighth notes that alternate between a bass note and a partial chord using just the G and B strings.
Hey There Delilah starts out with a short introduction and then has a fairly standard song structure of verse, chorus, verse, chorus, bridge, final verse and chorus.
The verses themselves are easily broken down into two sections of chord progressions. The first section, which is a measure of D and then one of F m, is also used as the introduction: Download MP3 And, as you can hear in the first MP3 file, it sounds fine whether you use your fingers or a pick.
Speaking of fingering, this simple progression might prove to be one of the more challenging parts of this song for some of you. I usually use my ring finger to get the D note third fret of the B string on the D5 chord and then my pinky to get the F note fourth fret, D string on the F m.
Those of you with larger hands may prefer to employ your middle and ring fingers, respectively, for those tasks, but since this progression lasts a while, I find it helps to have my middle finger help support the index finger in the barre by lying on top of it!
I really want to stress that even though this progression may seem hard at first, you will get it with practice, persistence and patience. So please keep at it! Wrapping your thumb around to get the F bass note at the second fret of the low E sixth string is probably the easiest way for most folks to get this.
The second section of the verse is four measures long and moves from Bm to G to A, and then back to Bm and A again. The trickiest part here is the final A5. But going with that mini-barre on the second fret will allow you to both get the fifth fret of the B string with your pinky and still be in great shape for when you get back to the D5 that starts the second half of the verse.Hey there, Delilah What's it like in New York City?
I'm a thousand miles away But girl, tonight you look so pretty Yes you do Times Square can't shine as bright as you.
Hey there Delilah, Don’t you worry about the distance, D F#m I’m right there if you get lonely, Give this song another listen, Bm A G A Bm A Close your eyes, Listen to .
Series of 10 or more Various artist CD's (also known as compilations) provide you with a mix of artists on one CD. Many times an artist or group has only produced a few tracks - . Hey There Delilah. Plain White Ts. Capo 2.
Each Chord gets two measures unless otherwise noted. Strum Guide: Hey there Delilah, Em. Don’t you worry about the distance, Heartwood Guitar Instruction From Rob Hampton - 25+ years experience playing & teaching guitar.
May 22, · Song: Hey there Delilah Artist: Plain White T's Tabbed by: Tup Capo 2nd fret / [Intro] / C Em C Em / [Verse] / C Hey there Delilah, Em What’s it like in New York City? C I’m a thousand m/5(). Free Hey there Delilah tab for the acoustic guitar.
Learn to play Plain White T's with easy chords for beginners.