In today's lesson you'll learn an old hymn written in 1929 we going to cover how to play "I'll Fly Away" on guitar. The version we are going to learn is from the O' Brother Where Art Thou soundtrack featuring Gillian Welch and Alison Krauss.
This song is a bluegrass standard and only uses a few chords: D, G, and A. You can spice up this basic progression with a bass note strum technique and also some walk ups and walk downs. I'll break it down for you step-by-step in today's bluegrass style guitar lesson!