First Cut is the Deepest as Performed by Sheryl Crow – Easy Acoustic Guitar Song

First Cut is the Deepest Guitar Lesson

Learn how to play the song “The First Cut Is the Deepest “ as performed by Sheryl Crow. This song was actually written by Cat Stevens and originally released by P.P. Arnold in the spring of 1967.  This song has been covered by  a number of different artists over the years, but only a handful became popular.  Cheryl’s version is one of them.  You can learn more about this song over at Wikipedia.

This version of the song, taught by Marty Schwartz in the video lesson below, is an easy beginner acoustic version of the song.  The chords needed to play this song are:  D Major, G Major and A Major.  That is it. No other chords needed.

The strumming pattern is also quite easy: DDD   DU (Where D= Down, U= Up).

First Cut is the Deepest Guitar Lesson

A big thanks to Marty Schwartz for sharing this video lesson. Marty is an amazing guitar player and one of the best guitar instructors online. If you are serious about learning to play the guitar, you should definitely check out his website and sign up to receive his free beginner ebook or make a small investment for his Members Only Club and get access to over 640 of his online video lessons. I can’t recommend Marty’s Website enough.

As Performed by Cheryl Crow

As Performed by Cat Stevens

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