Beginning Fingerstyle Guitar : Learn Freight Train 1 + Tablature

Beginning Fingerstyle Guitar : Learn Freight Train 1 + Tablature

Beginning Fingerstyle Guitar : Learn Freight Train 1 + Tablature
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Freight train is a great song to getting started with playing fingerstyle guitar. This lesson features 4 versions of this song and with each version there will be some things added.
This is the first version (easy) and it starts from the really beginning. It features some fundemantal basics like alternate bass, independent fingers etc. and It is based on 4 easy chords in C. It’s split up in 8 parts and I’ve tried to explain it step by step and in a slowed down way.

Grade : Beginner

Tablature can be found on :
For the tabledit tablature of all versions just leave me an email.

This song is written by Elizabeth Cotten.
Hope you’ll enjoy!!

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If you’ve got questions or think some things can be better please leave a comment or send me an email at :

I provide these lessons and tabs for free and i don’t want any money for it. But if you like these lessons and you are learning from it I would greatly apreciate a small donation for one of the organizations I support. You can find a list of tabs and mp3’s I have available together with a list of several organizations on my You tube page :
Thank you , Jeroen

11 responses to “Beginning Fingerstyle Guitar : Learn Freight Train 1 + Tablature”

  1. Hendrikus Ten Wolde says:

    OK, I’ll try to change my bad habit !

  2. Jeff Thompson says:

    Good stuff – thanks. But couldn’t find the tablature. My space says its down. Is there another link please. Thanks

  3. Shane Neil Stocker says:

    1 2 tree 4! I jst love this dude!

  4. Maxime Tanti says:

    This is just what I was looking for. Thank you!

  5. Patrick k says:

    No tab. to be found, right?

  6. Ashwith Rego says:

    Thank you, this the best set of tutorials I could find on Freight train! I think I’ve finally got the hang of version 1 now after months of work. If you could suggest some exercises on thumb and finger independence, it would be really helpful. I still can’t get that properly.

  7. RiojaRoj says:

    Well, to pinky or not….. who really cares, this guys giving his time, efforts and expertise, if don’t like, don’t watch ! simple ! Thanks Jeroen ! much appreciated. Roj UK

  8. Joe X says:

    I love any fingertyle but 4 me tommy is the best, after, Andrea Valeri, and after the others lol…..

  9. Hunter Bonilla says:

    I been trying to learn this song for so long thanks

  10. Junebug Bayer says:

    slowing down the video really helps get the picking pattern right

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