A great beginner level guitar lesson. Learn to play Take It Easy by The Eagles. This song was first released in 1972 on The Eagles first album. And was their very first single. And definitely one of the most loved Eagles songs of all time. Give this one a try. It’s fun to play. As always the Guitar Animal tablature and chord charts for this song are very accurate. So be sure to download those below.

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While playing any video on Guitar Animal, hover over the active video window with your mouse pointer. Or tap on a mobile device. Click the AB Loop button. The button will turn green when activated. Now you can either use the keyboard shortcuts I for in, and O for out, to set your loop points. Or drag the handles to your preferred in and out points. Now the video will loop that segment! Click the A/B loop button again to turn off looping. You can also slow the video down or speed it up. Click the 1x button at the bottom right to select your desired speed.


  1. treyson17

    Trent, I’m struggling with the strum tempo. Esp on faster Rhythms. I do understand that practice is key but wonder if you use any tools when you tab out a song for the first time & play it.to help achieve the bps.

    • Trent

      You should use the slow down feature built into our player on the site. try practicing the song at at half speed until you can match the tempo then move up to 3/4 speed then finally full speed. this process could take several weeks but this is the way we learn. 🙂

      • treyson17

        Will do.


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