How To Play Take Me Home, Country Roads (The Easy Way)

Once you can hold your guitar, make a few chords and strum the strings, it’s time to learn a song! And what better song to learn than one just about everyone you know can sing along to? John Denver’s Take Me Home, Country Roads is the perfect song for beginners. We won’t worry about the complicated picking pattern that’s used in the recording, instead, we’re going to focus on supporting the main melody with basic guitar chords and a simplified strumming pattern

0:00 – Intro
0:34 – Level 1: Simplified chord shapes
1:26 – Level 2: Full chord shapes
1:59 – Easy strumming pattern
3:37 – Level 3: Doubling up the strumming pattern
5:25 – Bonus: The ultimate strumming pattern
6:47 – Ayla’s final thoughts

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