February 24, 2023 by Klaus Crow
What a beautiful day to learn “Have you ever seen the rain by” by CCR! 🎸🌞
Creedence Clearwater Revival, or CCR for short, is a legendary band that helped define the sound of classic rock in the late 1960s and early 1970s. One of their most popular and enduring hits is “Have You Ever Seen the Rain,” a song that’s still played on the radio and covered by musicians today.
If you’re a beginner or intermediate guitar player, learning how to play “Have You Ever Seen the Rain” is a great way to dive into the world of rock music, and you know what? There are always people who are gonna ask you if you can play a song by CCR, Always! So this song has to be in your repertoire ;)
The song features relatively simple chord progressions and strumming patterns, but it also has a catchy melody and easy to sing along lyrics that make it a crowd-pleaser.
Chords & Strumming Pattern
In the video lesson I’ll break down the chords Am – F – C – G, explain the strumming pattern ↓↑↓↑↓↑↓↑ and walk you through the song step by step, so you can start learning it on your guitar. I’ll also provide some tips and tricks to make the song sound even better. Whether you’re a fan of CCR or just looking to expand your musical horizons, this guide will help you master one of the most iconic rock songs of all time.
With a little practice, you’ll be able to play this song with confidence and really make it your own.
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Stuart McCloud says
Thank you for another great lesson Klaus.