In this Stuck In The Middle With You guitar lesson video, I will show you the guitar chords to this classic by Stealers Wheel.
There are multiple tunings being used on the original recording. The main harmonic foundation is created by a 12-string acoustic guitar in D standard tuning. That tuning is, starting from the 6th string, D G C F A D. There are other guitars being played as well, including ones in open D tuning (notably in the intro) and standard tuning.
I will just be demonstrating the D standard tuned guitar part, since that gives a nice full harmonic foundation to the song. These will be the same chords you can see Joe Egan playing in the official video. Note that he is singing in the video, but he is just miming the vocals since it was Gerry Rafferty who actually sung on the track. But Rafferty had left the band by the time the video was filmed, hence Egan stepping in to replace him.
I will take you through each chord progression in the order that each appears on the recording. It is a very simple song and should be pretty easy for even beginner level players.
Have fun learning this classic! Carl...
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