Lesson Plan


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Lesson notes

'He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother' is a ballad written by Bobby Scott and Bob Russell and has been covered by many artists. Originally recorded by Kelly Gordon in 1969, it became a worldwide hit for the Hollies later that year and also a hit for Neil Diamond in 1970. 

This lesson takes a look at the version by the Hollies, which stands out by its amazing harmony-vocals. 

It breaks down all the chords and the progression. As for the strumming, in my opinion the bass is quite prominent and personally I tend to want to copy that on the guitar, so we take a look at how to do that as well.