Harmonica Tabs

Elvis Presley “Blue Christmas” Harmonica Cover (With Tabs)

By Alex Paclin ~ Check out this cover on a Christmas classic! Recommendation. If you gonna play it, use blue 3rd – a note between major third (-3) and minor third (-3′) to get a bluesy flavour 🙂 Tongue-blocking is also welcomed. Elvis Presley – Blue Christmas A harmonica, key of E, 2nd pos. Verse 1 -1 -2 -3″ -3    -3 [&hellip... Continue Reading »

Rolling Stones “Living In A Ghost Town” Harmonica Cover (With Tabs)

By Alex Paclin ~ The first original Rolling Stones song in eight years, the band originally cut “Living In A Ghost Town” in a Los Angeles studio back in 2019. When the coronavirus pandemic started spreading worldwide, Jagger and Richards thought the song would resonate. The four group members fine-tuned the track in isolation and released it on April 23, 2020. [&hellip... Continue Reading »

Learn William Clarke’s Top 3 Songs on Harmonica

By Alex Paclin ~ We’re gonna learn 2 themes and one solo in this lesson. 1. Greasy Gravy You can add ghost notes for texture – when you play with tongue blocking and release your tongue you get chords. Those can be used at some times right before the note. William Clarke – Greasy Gravy C chromatic harmonica, key [&hellip... Continue Reading »

Imagine Dragons “Believer” Harmonica Cover (With Tabs)

By Alex Paclin ~ Alex is back with another blistering cover this time featuring a song from the modern rock band, Imagine Dragons. Keep listening all the way through – how Alex takes this song from small to epic is a masterclass in dynamics and control (tabs included). “Believer” is a song by Imagine Dragons about someone who finds [&hellip... Continue Reading »

5 Popular Songs Made to Sound Like Legit Blues on Harmonica

By Alex Paclin ~ Did you know it’s possible to make nearly any song sound bluesy with your harmonica? In this video Alex takes 5 regular chart hits and “bluesifies” the heck of them (includes tabs)… 1. Bad Guy (Blues Style) This one has i, iv, and V chords and a melody in the pentatonic scale, so we just [&hellip... Continue Reading »

Top 7 Country Harmonica Riffs (with Tabs)

By Alex Paclin ~ 1. Silver Bells Silver Bells is a popular Christmas song composed by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans and covered by many famous artists including Charlie McCoy. Let’s cover the part with the echoing melody. F harmonica, key of F, 1st position 2 -2” -2   -3” -3 4 -3 -3 4 -4   4 -3 4 3 2 -2” -2   -3” [&hellip... Continue Reading »

Dua Lipa “Don’t Start Now” Harmonica Cover (With Tabs)

By Alex Paclin ~ Check out a harmonica cover on a recent and insanely groovy song by Dua Lipa “Don’t Start Now’.  According to Dua Lipa’s own analysis, “Don’t Start Now” is about transitioning from ‘one chapter of her life into another’. This movement is highlighted by her “not allowing anyone to get in the way”. Dua Lipa “Don’t [&hellip... Continue Reading »

Sam Smith’s “To Die For” Harmonica Cover (With Tabs)

By Alex Paclin ~ Here’s a new song by Sam Smith “To Die For” in Alex Paclin’s harmonica rendition.  Tabs and the original song are below the video. Sam said this about what inspired the song: “I was walking down Kinney Boulevard in Los Angeles on a Sunday and everyone was happy because everyone’s happy on that road,” Smith [&hellip... Continue Reading »

Billie Eilish’s “Bad Guy” Harmonica Cover (With Tabs)

By Alex Paclin ~ Here is Alex’s take on a sensational song by Billie Eilish called “Bad Guy“. Multiple harmonica layers are used here to create harmony with a roaring, yet smooth sound. The song is played in 5th and 3rd positions switching harmonicas where needed to create different textures. Tabs and the original song are below the video. [&hellip... Continue Reading »