Day 5 - Folk Strumming and Lead Guitar for 'Ooh La Laa' by The Faces

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Hi guys, welcome to Day 5 of this 10 day acoustic guitar series where we'll be checking out a brand new song with a minor chord, folk style strumming PLUS a new easy melody!

The song we'll be learning is 'Ooh La La' by The Faces [Rod Stewart] PLUS learn how to play the simple recognisable melody that is the main hook of the song!

> TAB sheet for this song - click here

> Lyrics & chords - click here

Chords & tips!

Photos & diagrams from Andy’s Beginners Course Book, available in paperback & as an ebook here

Once you’ve completed the lesson, watch Andy demonstrate the full song and play along using this video!

'Ooh La La' Strumming Pattern 

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Full Chord Sequence for this lesson, just repeat this to play along to the whole song!

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> TAB sheet for this song - click here

> Lyrics & chords - click here

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What's next?

If you've successfully played along with Andy in the full demo video above, you're ready to move on to Day 6 of this Starter Course where we'll be checking out some easy fingerstyle playing (without a pick!) Plus a little on how to play and sing at the same time!

If you've found you struggle, you may wish to checkout Levels 2 - 4 of Andy's complete Beginners Course where the A to D change, strumming, finger stretching and single note playing more in depth- see the links below.

Next Up: Day 6 - Fingerstyle introduction, minor chords and 'Ain't No Sunshine' by Bill Withers

Well done! Let's jump into the next lesson of the course.