How To: Play "Paint It Black" by Rolling Stones on guitar

Play "Paint It Black" by Rolling Stones on 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 "Paint It Black" by Rolling Stones. If you want to learn how to play "Paint It Black" by Rolling Stones on acoustic guitar, this is the video tutorial for you.

GUITAR ONE (VIDEO ONE):

Strumming: D DU UDU or DUDU UDU (you can use either one or both)

Capo 3rd Fret (all chords relative to capo)

Intro Chord: Dm

Verse Chords:

Dm; Dm; A7; A7;
Dm; Dm; A7; A7;
Dm C; F C; Dm; Dm
Dm C; F C; G; A7

Outro Chords:

Dm; Dm; A7; A7

GUITAR TWO (VIDEO TWO):

Strumming: D DU UDU or DUDU UDU (you can use either one or both)

Capo 8th Fret (all chords relative to capo)

Intro Chord: Am

Verse Chords:

Am; Am; E7; E7;
Am; Am; E7; E7;
Am G; C G; Am; Am
Am G; C G; D; E7

Outro Chords:

Am; Am; E7; E7

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.

(1) Part 1 of 2 - How to Play "Paint It Black" by Rolling Stones on guitar, (2) Part 2 of 2 - How to Play "Paint It Black" by Rolling Stones on guitar

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