Before You Accuse Me – Eric Clapton (Acoustic Guitar Lesson BS-501)

Before You Accuse Me – Eric Clapton (Acoustic Guitar Lesson BS-501)

Before You Accuse Me – Eric Clapton (Acoustic Guitar Lesson BS-501)
Guitar Lesson Tutorial: Before You Accuse Me – Eric Clapton
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In this guitar lesson we’re checking out Before You Accuse Me by Eric Clapton, from the unplugged album. We’re looking at a basic version for beginners and also the exact Intro and first verse that Clapton played on the album.

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28 responses to “Before You Accuse Me – Eric Clapton (Acoustic Guitar Lesson BS-501)”


    thank you brother!

  2. vicente lujan says:

    justin muy bueno tu tutorial before you accuse me me ha servido de gran ayuda. un saludo desde Barcelona.

  3. Wiebe Jansma says:

    Loved the Dire Straits reverence 😀

  4. Ian Foehr says:

    Dude I love your videos. best on you tube by far with respect to tutorials

  5. Bruno Alves Pereira says:

    Como faz para sugerir uma música para ele ensinar?
    how I do to ask he to teacher a song?

  6. Richard Sørensen says:

    well played ! and good lesson

  7. mort derire says:

    I really appreciate your lessons but think this is way too advanced for a beginners course song. It just leads to frustration for a novice player.

  8. Roberta Green says:

    Please acknowledge that Bo Diddley wrote this song.

  9. Somchai Saeoung says:

    great love it thank!!

  10. Chris Chaney says:

    Hey Justin, what is the “traveling up the neck” bit at 00:42 all about?

  11. Al P says:

    I love your work, but the fact that you labelled this as “for beginners” is depressing me no end…. I thought I could fingerpick, then I saw this video 🙁

  12. Alan Peplow says:

    Don’t be so hard on yourself. Just fake it till you make it. If you can get the rhythm enjoy it and sing along everything else will follow.

  13. Marc Flink says:

    After coming back and giving up again and again, i finally got it down. Just gotta work on the licks and the timing of them.So to anyone thinking it’s impossible, or the rhythm is too difficult:

    Sit down with a piece of paper, or just the notepad on the pc, slow the video down to half speed, and write down what fingers to use at what time, and progress slowly.

    Doing that, it took me an hour to learn the whole intro (time writing down included) and i’m playing it all full speed now.

    Take your time. Don’t give up 🙂

  14. Asael Pagofie says:

    Thank You ! I’ve always heard the tune around, and always wondered if it was just a common lick.

  15. Mark W says:

    Not the easiest to play but excellent lesson . Any chance you could do the unplugged Lonely Stranger. I’ve tried it a few times without getting very far! Thanks for all your great lessons & tips

  16. jason joshua says:

    Love this song!!!! i tried to cover it too:

  17. Ευάγγελος Ντελής says:

    thank you !

  18. kstock00 says:

    just fantastic, man.

  19. George Oosthuizen says:

    Love the way you teach bro. Perfect for me. Not too fast, not too slow. Just right!

  20. Larry youguessame says:

    What have you done to that guitar?? Reenforcement rib?? Cloth pick guard ??

  21. Giogump says:

    I don’t understand which strings you play with the B7 chord. Can anybody help plz?

  22. 23Nuwanda says:

    man thank you so much for this!!!

  23. Henry ROCKHAM says:

    GREAT COVER! Nice Vocal too

  24. Cooper Reynolds says:

    Learn to sing mate my ears are bleeding

  25. 川端宗規 says:


  26. LovelyMoshie says:

    When I’m learning a song with Justin (especially acoustic blues like Hey Hey), at the beginning it always feels like he’s driving a car in full speed and I’m trying to catch him by running. However, it all turns out well in the end; no matter what.

    For example, I spent a solid one week on Hey Hey’s tutorial; crying and banging my head on the wall each day; mostly about the rhythm part. Then one day came and I magically figured out the rhythm and got the song perfectly. My private guitar instructor told me that after having learned Hey Hey, the rhythm problem in my playing had disappeared. 🙂 By the way, this song was far more easier than Hey Hey. So, thanks a lot Justin! 🙂

  27. Zach Scott says:

    If you would ever teach with a split screen I would subscribe. I think you are a very good teacher.

  28. suvradip das says:

    Please teach the solos of the electric guitar version…

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