The late guitarist Pete Huttlinger knew Jim Croce’s repertoire inside and out. Here, he expertly breaks down the subtleties of these famous guitar accompaniments, as well as the superb lead lines and solos of Jim’s long-time accompanist, Maury Muehleisen, for aspiring players at all levels. Seven of Croce’s best-loved hits are carefully taught on this lesson. Along with the basic accompaniments, you’ll learn to reproduce the nuanced chord progressions, three-finger picking patterns, bass lines, melodic licks, intros and endings that give each song its own unforgettable sound.
Songs: I Have to Say I Love You in a Song, New York’s Not My Home, Photographs and Memories, I Got a Name, These Dreams, Operator and Time in a Bottle.
This follow-up to one of Homespun's top-selling videos teaches you how to play seven more hit songs by the legendary singer-songwriter, Jim Croce, whose music continues to resonate nearly four decades after his untimely passing.
Guitarist Pete Huttlinger is faithful to the spirit of the original recordings as he breaks down the strums, picking patterns, chord progressions and other accompaniment techniques that Jim Croce devised to bring out each song's unique qualities. As an added bonus, you'll learn some of the lead intros and distinctive solos as arranged and played by Maury Muelheissen, Jim's long-time lead guitarist and extraordinary "one man band."
The songs are arranged in order of difficulty, although none gets above the intermediate level. Learning players will have a wonderful time adding these classic songs to your repertoire, gaining invaluable guitar skills and building musical knowledge along the way.
Songs: One Less Set of Footsteps, Workin' at the Car Wash Blues, Alabama Rain, Dreamin' Again, A Long Time Ago, Lover's Cross and It Doesn't Have to Be That Way.