The original version of this song is somewhat complicated and involved, but marty has simplified it somewhat making it easier for beginners to tackle.
I know what you are saying. This was a really easy beginner campfire song, and the darn F#m barre chord had to ruin it. At some point you are going to have to learn these more complicated chords, so please don’t let that scare you away.
The struming pattern: D D DU DU (where D is down and U is up).
Watch the video tutorial below from Marty to learn the rest of this song. Marty does a really good job at teaching this song including some tips on the barre chord as well as details about the strumming pattern and more. Enjoy!
As Performed by Rod Stewart