"The Cuckoo's Nest" is an old song from the 14th century, according to some sources. There are many variations on "The Cuckoo's Nest". Learn how to play "The Cuckoo's Nest on the guitar with this tutorial. This is a traditional version of "The Cuckoo's Nest" played in folk dance style. This song is normally played in D, but this version is voiced in G and capo'ed on the 2nd to give it a lighter sound, so it is actually played in A. With this how to video you will be able to play the traditional 14th century tune "The Cuckoo's Nest" on the acoustic guitar.