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

Willie Nelson wrote *Crazy *as a journeyman songwriter in 1961. Later that year Patsy Cline recorded it and it became one of her biggest hits, as well as putting Willie a little more firmly in the mix of great songwriters. This lesson looks mostly at Willie’s version, in spite of the fact that the main accompaniment was done on the piano. There is a transcription of the piano intro, a basic strumming version of the chords, which are more jazzy than country, and a short look at the modulation (key change) that happens at the end.