Dire Straits - Walk Of Life (beginner + intermediate tutorial)

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Here's how to play Walk Of Life by Dire Straits, as written and played by guitar legend Mark Knoplfer.

In this tutorial video, we first look at how beginners can play this with 3 simple chords and no barre chords, using a capo trick. We then look at how the original is played, which is without a capo and using fingerpicking, rather than a pick.

This Mark Knoplfer style fingerpicking on electric guitar is commonly know as Chicken pickin'. See a full video on this pickin' technique below!

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