Learn how to play Golden Slumbers on harmonica

Golden Slumbers appears on the Abbey Road album.
The melody plays well on the diatonic harmonica.
In this lesson, I demonstrate how to play Golden Slumbers using a C harmonica.
There are no sharps or flats and no bending is required.

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Learn how to play Imagine on harmonica

Imagine by John Lennon is simply one of the greatest songs of all time.
Learn this classic on your C harmonica.
All the tabs are there.
No bending required with this one.

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Learn how to play Daniel on harmonica

Learn how to play Daniel by Elton John and Bernie Taupin. I go through the process of choosing a harmonica and then demonstrate and tab out the melody.
There is one note in the melody that can’t be found on the harmonica chosen. So I’ll also show you how to handle this situation.

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Learn how to play Let It BE on harmonica

Let It Be has a fabulous though pretty simple melody that is quite easy to learn on harmonica. You can play the melody on the bottom of the harp as well as up an octave on the high end of the harp.
Both places have their difficulties and I’ll go through both with tabs and suggestions to help learn this great tune.
Grab your C harmonica and let’s play some Beatles

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Angel From Montgomery Guitar and Harmonica Lesson

I am an old woman named after my mother.
My old man is another child that’s grown old.
If dreams were thunder and lightning was desire
this old house would’ve burnt down a long time ago.
The opening lines to John Prine’s classic Angel From Montgomery. Grab your guitar and harmonica and learn my rendition of this fabulous song.

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How To Play HARVEST MOON on Guitar and Harmonica

March 6, 2014 Music Lessons
Harvest Moon Guitar and Harmonica Lesson

The song Harvest Moon is the title track from the album Harvest Moon, released in October, 1992.
The album Harvest Moon is often thought of as a sequel to Harvest due to the fact the album was recorded in Nashville with many of the musicians that played on Harvest including Ben Keith on pedal steel guitar, Kenny Buttrey on drums, and Tim Drummond on bass.
Grab your guitar and G harmonica and learn how to play this great Neil Young classic.

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Bob Dylan – KNOCKIN’ ON HEAVEN’S DOOR – Lesson on Guitar and Harmonica

January 9, 2014 Music Lessons

Bob Dylan’s classic Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door is covered in this video. I take you through the guitar chords, strumming patterns, harmonica key and tabs, followed by a jam along. So get your guitar in tune, strap in your G harmonica and let’s do this.

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Gordon Lightfoot – THE WRECK OF THE EDMUND FITZGERALD – Lesson on Guitar and Harmonica

March 22, 2013 Music Lessons
The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald Harp N Guitar

I remember hearing a ton of Gordon Lightfoot as a kid growing up in Canada and The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald was one of the first songs I learned on guitar.
It has a beautiful, haunting sound with an easy repeating chord progression. I demonstrate the chords as well as the rhythm on acoustic guitar in the first video of this three part series.
Add in some harmonica in the second video as well as a complete play through in the third to complete the series.
If you’re looking for a guitar backing track, guitar chords, lyrics, harmonica tabs, you’ll find them too.
Find it here: Edmund Fitzgerald

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JJ Cale – COCAINE – Lesson on Guitar and Harmonica

March 3, 2013 Beginner Guitar Songs
Learn how to play guitar and harmonica to Cocaine

Yet another great JJ Cale song, Cocaine. There is a video lesson covering the rhythm guitar part including chords and strumming. There is also a video covering what to do for harmonica when the original recording doesn’t have any harmonica. I talk about chord tones and scales as well as picking some riffs out of the melody. The final video is to jam along. There’s also chords, lyrics, harmonica tabs, backing track, and lots of fun.

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Jonathan Edwards – SHANTY- Lesson on Guitar and Harmonica

February 22, 2013 Music Lessons
Learn how to play Shanty on guitar and harmonica

The Friday afternoon song – Shanty. Learn it with me on guitar, throw on some harp, jam through it and put a good buzz on…

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Neil Young – LONG MAY YOU RUN – Lesson on Guitar and Harmonica

February 14, 2013 Music Lessons
Learn how to play Long May You Run on Guitar and Harmonica

Neil Young’s Long May You Run – Neil wrote this song about his first car, Mort, a 1948 Buick Roadmaster Hearse. Kind of gives new meaning to the lyrics.
This is a video lesson for guitar and harmonica of this great old song and demonstrates guitar chords, strumming rhythms, harmonica key and tabs followed by a complete play-through/jam-along.
There is also a guitar backing track to practice with (without the vocals or harmonica).
I hope you enjoy.

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The Band – THE WEIGHT – Lesson on Guitar and Harmonica

Guitar and Harmonica Lesson for The Band The Weight February 8, 2013 Music Lessons

The Weight, from The Band’s 1968 album, “Music From Big Pink”. Learn to play this classic on guitar and harmonica. There’s chords, rhythm, harmonica tabs, jam track and so on and so forth.

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Neil Young – HARVEST – Lesson on Guitar and Harmonica

January 23, 2013 Music Lessons
Learn how to play Neil Young's Harvest on guitar and harmonica

Neil Young’s Harvest – in this video I go through this great old song and demonstrate guitar chords, strumming rhythms, harmonica key and tabs and finally play through it. I hope you enjoy.

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The Rolling Stones – SALT OF THE EARTH – Lesson on Guitar and Harmonica

January 18, 2013 Music Lessons
Learn how to play Salt of the Earth on guitar and harmonica

The Rolling Stones Salt of the Earth – in this video I go through this great old song and demonstrate guitar chords, strumming rhythms, harmonica key and tabs and finally play through it. I hope you enjoy.

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Neil Young – AFTER THE GOLD RUSH – Lesson on Guitar and Harmonica

January 16, 2013 Music Lessons
Learn how to play After The Gold Rush on guitar and harmonica

Neil Young’s After The Gold Rush – in this video I go through this great old song and demonstrate guitar chords, strumming rhythms, harmonica key and tabs and finally play through it. I hope you enjoy.

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Bob Dylan – LIKE A ROLLING STONE – Lesson on Guitar and Harmonica

January 11, 2013 Music Lessons
Learn Like A Rolling Stone song lesson

Bob Dylan’s classic Like A Rolling Stone is covered in this video. I take you through the guitar chords, strumming patterns, harmonica key and tabs, followed by a jam along. So get your guitar in tune, strap in your G harmonica and let’s do this.

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JJ Cale – CALL THE DOCTOR – Lesson on Guitar and Harmonica

January 10, 2013 Beginner Guitar Songs
Learn how to play guitar and harmonica to Call The Doctor

Here’s a lesson on guitar and harmonica of JJ Cale’s Call The Doctor. For the guitarist there are guitar chords and a suggested strumming pattern. I also go over the choice of key for harmonica and why as well as the tabs for the melody. Finally, it’s all put together to jam along

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War – LOW RIDER – Harmonica Lesson

January 8, 2013 Harmonica Lessons
Harmonica lesson for Low Rider by War

In Low Rider Harmonica Lesson, I look at Lee Oskar’s harmonica part in the classic, Low Rider by War from the 1975 album, Why Can’t We Be Friends

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Neil Young – HEART OF GOLD Harmonica Lesson

November 27, 2012 Harmonica Lessons
Learn how to play Heart Of Gold harmonica solos

How to play Neil Young’s Heart Of Gold on harmonica. This is probably the most recognizable song on guitar and harmonica. This video concentrates on the 3 harmonica solos as recorded on the Harvest album.

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The Doors – 8 Roadhouse Riffs for Harmonica

November 22, 2012 Harmonica Lessons
Learn The Doors Roadhouse Blues on harmonica

In 8 Roadhouse Riffs, I look at John Sebastian’s harmonica part in the classic, The Doors Roadhouse Blues

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JJ Cale – AFTER MIDNIGHT – Lesson on Guitar and Harmonica

December 26, 2011 Beginner Guitar Songs
Learn how to play JJ Cale's After Midnight on guitar and harmonica

Here’s a lesson on guitar and harmonica of JJ Cale’s classic, After Midnight. For the guitarist there are guitar chords and a suggested strumming pattern. I also go over the choice of key for harmonica and why. Finally, it’s all put together to jam along

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BLUE CHRISTMAS on Guitar and Harmonica Cover and Lesson by George Goodman

December 15, 2011 Cover Songs
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Here’s a guitar harmonica cover of the classic Blue Christmas. Just a quick little dose of holiday cheer!

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Dr Hook – COVER OF THE ROLLING STONE – Lesson

November 20, 2011 Music Lessons
Learn how to play Cover of the Rolling Stone on guitar

Cover of the Rolling Stone is a classic old song recorded by Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show on the Sloppy Seconds album. In this video, I give a quick lesson on covering the song on guitar and then play through it showing the guitar chords so you can follow along. Enjoy.

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Alice Cooper – EIGHTEEN – Harmonica and Guitar Lesson

November 15, 2011 Music Lessons
Learn how to play Alice Cooper's Eighteen on guitar and harmonica

Welcome to this video where I show you how I play Alice Cooper’s Eighteen on guitar and harmonica.
I’m going to go through the guitar chords, go through that signature riff and the rhythm to how that’s played. There’s 2 different vocal parts to the chorus and I’ll show you each of those. Then I’ll go through the harmonica, the key I’m using and what I’m doing on that. Then finally we’ll play through the whole thing. Check It Out...

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THE ROLLING STONES SWEET VIRGINIA – Sax Solo Transcription

Learn how to play Sweet Virginia on guitar and harmonica November 6, 2011 Sax

Sweet Virginia is a classic old Rolling Stones song from the Exile On Mainstreet album. Bobby Keys has been the main Stones sax player for decades. In this video, I play through my rendition of Bobby Keys’ solo with transcription to follow along. Check it out. Cheers, George

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THE ROLLING STONES – YOU CAN’T ALWAYS GET WHAT YOU WANT – Harmonica and Guitar Lesson

October 29, 2011 Beginner Guitar Songs
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You Can’t Always Get What You Want, the classic Stones song from Let It Bleed, lesson on guitar and harmonica. There’s chords, lyrics, harmonica tabs and more. Check it out.

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Bob Dylan – ALL ALONG THE WATCHTOWER – Harmonica and Guitar Lesson

September 28, 2011 Beginner Guitar Songs
Learn how to play All Along The Watchtower on guitar and harmonica

All Along The Watchtower – Bob Dylan’s classic from the album John Wesley Harding. In the video lesson, I cover guitar chords, strumming pattern, harmonica key and tabs as well as going through a jam-along version. Enjoy.

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JJ Cale – MAGNOLIA – Harmonica and Guitar Lesson

September 23, 2011 Beginner Guitar Songs
Learn how to play JJ Cale's Magnolia on guitar and harmonica

Magnolia’s a great old JJ Cale song from the album Naturally. In this video, I go through the guitar chords, lyrics, and harmonica tabs. There’s a cool little run that’s easy to learn on both guitar and harmonica. Give it a try and have fun. Cheers, George

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HOUSE OF THE RISING SUN – How To Play On Guitar and Harmonica

September 5, 2011 Beginner Guitar Songs
The House Of The Rising Sun Lesson on Guitar and Harmonica

The House Of The Rising Sun – video lesson on guitar and harmonica.

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Billy Joel – PIANO MAN – How To Play On Guitar and Harmonica

August 31, 2011 Beginner Guitar Songs
Piano Man by Billy Joel - Lesson on Guitar and Harmonica by George Goodman

Learn how to play Billy Joel’s Piano Man on guitar and harmonica as I take you through this classic and go over the guitar chords, picking pattern, time signature, harmonica and tabs and then play through a verse and chorus to give you a feel for the song. Enjoy.

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Bob Dylan – I SHALL BE RELEASED – How To Play on Guitar and Harmonica

July 6, 2011 Beginner Guitar Songs
Learn how to play Bob Dylan's I Shall Be Released on guitar and harmonica

Bob Dylan’s I Shall Be Released is covered in this post. Guitar chords, strumming patterns, harmonica tabs and a play along version is included. Recorded while camping on Vancouver Island. Enjoy. Cheers, George

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Bob Dylan – DON’T THINK TWICE IT’S ALL RIGHT – Lesson on Guitar and Harmonica

June 27, 2011 Beginner Guitar Songs
Learn how to play Don't Think Twice It's Alright on guitar and harmonica

Don’t Think Twice It’s All Right is a classic Bob Dylan song from his Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan album. In this post, I show how to play Don’t Think Twice on guitar, harmonica and vocals. Also included is guitar chords, lyrics, harmonica tabs, sheet music, mp3 downloads and more. I hope you enjoy.

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Bruce Springsteen – THE RIVER – How To Play On Guitar and Harmonica

June 14, 2011 Beginner Guitar Songs
Learn how to play Bruce Springsteen's The River on guitar and harmonica

In this video I teach how to play Bruce Springsteen’s The River on guitar and harmonica. Harmonica tabs, guitar chords, strumming patterns and more is displayed and demonstrated. Also find MP3 downloads of the original as well as Sheet Music and more

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The Rolling Stones – DEAD FLOWERS – How To Play On Guitar And Harmonica

June 6, 2011 Beginner Guitar Songs
Learn to play Dead Flowers by The Rolling Stones

Alright, Dead Flowers by The Rolling Stones from Sticky Fingers. Here’s how I play it on guitar and harmonica. Jam along

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Blind Melon – CHANGE – How To Play On Guitar and Harmonica

April 24, 2011 Beginner Guitar Songs
Learn how to play Blind Melon's Change on guitar and harmonica

Welcome to this video where I show how to play Change, by Blind Melon and the late, great Shannon Hoon, on guitar and harmonica. Below you can find MP3 downloads, guitar chords, lyrics, harmonica tabs, sheet music and more. I hope you enjoy. Please leave a comment. Cheers, George Change MP3 Download and Other Blind […]

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Jethro Tull – LOCOMOTIVE BREATH – How to Play on Guitar and Harmonica

April 10, 2011 Beginner Guitar Songs
Learn how to play Locomotive Breath on guitar and harmonica

Learn how to play Jethro Tull’s classic Locomotive Breath as I take you through an easy to learn rhythm guitar and harmonica lesson.

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The Rolling Stones – SWEET VIRGINIA – How To Play on Guitar and Harmonica

March 9, 2011 Beginner Guitar Songs
How To play Sweet Virginia on guitar and harmonica

Sweet Virginia is a classic old Rolling Stones song that’s great to learn on acoustic guitar and harmonica. In this video, I go through an easy to learn guitar part and harmonica tabs. There’s also mp3 downloads, sheet music and more

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NEIL YOUNG – THE NEEDLE AND THE DAMAGE DONE – Cover, Lyrics, Guitar Chords, Harmonica Tabs

George Goodman cover of Neil Young's The Needle and the Damage Done October 30, 2010 Cover Songs

Cover of Neil Young’s The Needle and the Damage Done, yet another fabulous song from the Harvest album of 1972. Also find lyrics, guitar chords, harmonica tabs and more

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Guitar and Harmonica Method – New eBook Released

October 11, 2013 Music Lessons

The Guitar and Harmonica Method by George Goodman is now available at all major eBook retailers. Learn how to play guitar and harmonica with in depth instruction on guitar, harmonica and music theory. Learn how to select the correct key harmonica and learn the notes to blow or draw depending on the chord played on guitar.

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Neil Young – WALK ON – Cover Lyrics Sheet Music Guitar Chords

Neil Young's Walk On Cover on Piano and Harmonica February 18, 2013 Cover Songs

Walk On, written by Neil Young, originally appearing on “On The Beach”. This is my version on piano and harmonica. Have a listen and let me know what you think.

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Don’t Think Twice It’s Alright Cover on Guitar and Harmonica

Don't Think Twice It's Alright cover on guitar and harmonica by George Goodman October 16, 2012 Cover Songs

My cover of Bob Dylan’s classic Don’t Think Twice It’s Alright on guitar and harmonica

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