How To: Play "Opportunity" by Pete Murray on acoustic guitar

Play "Opportunity" by Pete Murray on acoustic guitar

James from Handsome Alvin, the Australian, acoustic duo band who perform in pubs and clubs around Brisbane, wants to teach you an acoustic guitar lesson.

This beginner guitar lesson is for how Handsome Alvin plays "Opportunity" by Pete Murray. If you want to learn how to play "Opportunity" by Pete Murray on acoustic guitar, this is the video tutorial for you.

Capo 1st Fret

Intro/Verse/Piano Break Chord Progression:

G; Em; G; Em;
C; Am; C; Am;
(Once intro/piano break, twice verse)

Intro/Verse/Piano Break Strumming:

D DUDU (first G only)

D D DUDU (pick first 2 D's and use a shuffle rhythm with the strumming)

D D DUDUDU (last Am before the chorus only)

Chorus Chord Progression:

G; D; Am; C; (4 times chorus, 8 times out chorus)

Chorus Strumming:

D DUDUDU (shuffle rhythm)

PLEASE NOTE: This acoustic guitar lesson is for Handsome Alvin's interpretation of the song. It could be very close to the original song, or it could be very different. Their covers are designed to be played by an acoustic duo in live performances, therefore they cannot play the songs as a full band can. Please appreciate the songs for their arrangements and enjoy.

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