Wonderful Tonight by Eric Clapton

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Difficulty: Easy – Intermediate

In this lesson I will show you how to play the
rhythm and lead guitar parts from the intro to the Clapton classic “Wonderful
Tonight”.

Hear This Lesson:

Rhythm Guitar

The rhythm guitar part is the hardest of the two. The G, D/F#, C, D
chord progression is played arpeggio style.

Here’s what it sounds like at normal speed (94 beats per minute)



You can also use the above audio track to practice playing the lead
along with the rhythm.

Lead Guitar

This is a really easy lead. If you have little or no prior experience
playing lead, this would be a great start!

Here it is at normal speed:

You can use the above audio track to practice the rhythm along with
the lead.

Riff Resources

Complete Transcription
To “Wonderful Tonight ” (PDF)

Complete Transcription
To “Wonderful Tonight ” (Power Tab)