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Hoofbeats and harmony! Welcome to our beginner guitar lesson for “Little Donkey,” a charming and popular Christmas song that captures the spirit of the festive season. This tutorial is perfect for new guitarists looking to spread some holiday cheer. So grab your guitar, and let’s trot through the basics of this delightful tune together!

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Our step-by-step video tutorials are your best companion on the musical journey:

  • Visual Aids: Chord diagrams are displayed to help you find your finger placement.
  • Interactive Tabs: On-screen tabs allow you to follow along with the music.
  • Playback Features: Use the video’s playback speed settings to learn at a comfortable pace.

Practice Makes Progress

As with any new skill, regular practice is the key to success. Take advantage of the slow-motion feature to practice tricky parts of the song. Remember, it’s not about how quickly you can play, but how well you can play at any speed.

“Little Donkey” is a sweet song that will add a touch of whimsy to your holiday repertoire. With patience and practice, you’ll be ready to serenade your family and friends with this festive tune in no time.

This lesson is from the Christmas Songs course at Simply Guitar

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