Lesson Plan

Buy this Lesson

Unlimited access to lesson notes, music and any attachments.
Get Lifetime Access to this lesson for$6.97

Click here
or

BUY THIS PACKAGE

Unlimited access to lesson notes, music and any attachments

Click here
or

MEMBERSHIP

Click here to see the membership options to get full access to 1000+ song lessons plus more

Click here

Lesson notes

Reverend Gary Davis is one of the most influential fingerstyle guitarists in history. This lesson is on one of his most famous songs, Candyman. It uses mostly an alternating bass pattern, although it is inverted from the standard lower string first pattern. Rev. Davis referred to this style as 'old fashioned picking' and felt it was somewhat elementary compared to some of his more complex pieces. We also look at his instrumental version called Two Step Candyman.