Hi guys! In this guitar lesson we're checking out how to play the classic song 'That'll be the day' by Buddy Holly.
On this page, you'll find an easy beginner acoustic version without a capo, and further down - an electric guitar 'as the record' version including the riff, intro and solo!
That'll Be The Day - beginner acoustic tutorial
The first video above was originally from Andy's 10 day acoustic guitar series, a shorter, streamlined version of his beginner course.
That'll Be The Day - intermediate tutorial inc. LEAD parts
Here's how to play the song more accurate to how Buddy Holly played it. See a video further down this page of Buddy playing this song with a capo 5th fret, but also the 2nd guitarist playing the song without a capo (like the tutorial above!)
That'll Be The Day - LIVE
That'll Be The Day - original recording