Maggie May by Rod Stewart was released in 1971.  In 2004, Rolling Stone ranked the song number 131 on their list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. This is an intermediate level lesson, but also great for beginners who are wanting to up their game with lots of chord changes.

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NOTE: NO CAPO IS NEEDED FOR THIS LESSON IF YOUR GUITAR IS IN STANDARD TUNING. TRENT’S GUITAR IS TUNED 1/2 STEP DOWN.

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  1. Eric Weston

    This was my first concerted attempt at an “intermediate song”. Painful slog for the intro piece, but little by little the fingers learned what to do. I’m still at 60% but it is flowing!

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