In Christ There Is No East or West

 John Fahey

Performance:

A classic fingerpicking piece by John Fahey, the father of Americana picking, also covered by Leo Kottke. This performance is based on this version from 'the Legend of Blind Joe Death' (the second time it appears on the reissue).

 

This fingerpicking lesson includes full hand-written tablature for this arrangement and an extensive and detailed video breakdown of the song (53 min).


Key techniques in this genre are examined as they appear in the song. Using songs as the basis for learning and breaking down techniques is a far more motivating way to develop as a guitarist than by practicing isolated and meaningless exercises.

 

You can check out a sample of the tab below and samples of the video lesson to the right.

Lesson Samples:


Get your own digital copy of either just the tablature or the tablature and the full 53 min video lesson by making a contribution through PayPal below. You can then instantly download the files for yourself without the hassle of subscriptions, creating accounts or the special players that other lesson websites force you to use. You can play the video file however you wish, though I recommend using VLC which allows you to easily adjust speed playback (far more than most built-in lesson players) and also lets you use the chapters embedded in the video.

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Tablature Only

What you get:

Tablature of song:

Mp3 of performance:

PDF file (7 MB).

MP3 music file (7.7 MB).


Minimum contribution is $2.50 US dollars. Anything above that is much appreciated and will go to fund more lessons.



IMPORTANT: After the quick and secure PayPal process be sure to click on 'Return to Mr MICHAEL PALETHORPE' in order to be taken to the download page!

But just in case, the private web address for the download page will appear in your PayPal emailed receipt under 'Item number'.



Tablature and Video Lesson

What you get:

Tablature of song:

Mp3 of performance:

Video of performance/lesson:

PDF file (7 MB).

MP3 music file (7.7 MB)

MP4 video file (977 MB and HD option) with detailed breakdown of the above performance with plenty of tips and insights into fingerstyle guitar playing. Yours to keep and play how you wish. Includes chapter markers for convenience.


Minimum contribution is $4.50 US dollars. Anything above that is much appreciated and will go to fund more lessons.



IMPORTANT: After the quick and secure PayPal process be sure to click on 'Return to Mr MICHAEL PALETHORPE' in order to be taken to the download page!

But just in case, the private web address for the download page will appear in your PayPal emailed receipt under 'Item number'.