Lesson Plan


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Lesson notes

Something Stupid is a song written and recorded by C. Carson Parks. It became a major international hit for Frank and his daughter Nancy Sinatra in 1967. In 2001 a cover version by British artist Robbie Williams and Australian actress Nicole Kidman became a hit as well. 

This lesson teaches how to play the song in the key of G as how Williams and Kidman recorded it. 

We also take a look at the key of D, where the guitar is capoed on the 2nd fret. This puts everything in the absolute key of E which is how the Sinatra's did it. 

Both keys use relatively easy chord shapes and an easy strumming pattern. To dress it up a bit, we also break down a little tricky 'bounce' for the latter.