Pink Floyd Comfortably Numb Guitar Lesson

Learn how to play the song Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd with this free guitar lesson.   This is one of Pink Floyd’s most popular songs. Its especially well known for its amazing guitar solo.  Comfortably Numb is from the 1979 album The Wall , undoubtedly one of Floyd’s best albums.  You can learn more about this song by visiting Wikipedia here.

Below are two video lessons from Marty Schwartz.  The first is a lesson on how to play the rhythm guitar section of this song, and the second is a lesson on how to play the guitar solo.

You will need to know the following chords:  B Minor (Marty plays the barre version of this chord in the video lesson below. If this is too difficult for you, follow this link for an easy  version of B Minor), A Major, G Major, D Major (Its actually a D/F# chord. Marty demonstrates how to play this in the video below. If this is too advanced, you can simply play a normal D Major Chord), E Minor and C Major.

Pink Floyd Comfortably Numb Guitar Lesson Part 1 – Rhythm

Pink Floyd Comfortably Numb Guitar Lesson Part 2 – Solo

A big thanks to Marty Schwartz for sharing this awesome video lesson. Marty is an amazing guitar player and one of the best guitar instructors online. If you are serious about your guitar learning, you should definitely visit his Website here. I can’t recommend Marty’s Website enough.

Performed Live by Pink Floyd

Additional Resources

Comfortably Numb Guitar Chords and Lyrics

Comfortably Numb Guitar Tabs

Download Pink Floyd Songs from iTunes

Learn More Easy Guitar Songs Here


  1. Rob Greco says

    Very good tutorial and very accurate.
    Easy to understand.
    I like the way he bends the string by a tone and a half it always sounds real cool.

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