How To Play Down By The Bay On Guitar
If you are interested in learning how to play Down by the Bay on guitar, you have come to the right place. In this article, I will explain how you can play this famous song. It has a moderate tempo, and is suitable for students in Grade 2 and higher. This song is played using open chords, so it is easy for even beginners to learn. You will need to know the G, B7 and C chords for the verses. The chorus will require you to play the E chord.
This song features a lot of bending, which allows the player to get a more expressive vocal sound. Beginners should search for a curved arrow on the fretboard to indicate which string to bend. The arrow can indicate half a step, a full step, or two steps higher than the fretted note. These are called “target notes”.