Guitartricks How to Play Mr. Jones by Counting Crows TUTORIAL
“Mr. Jones” as made famous by Counting Crows is a 90s pop rock radio classic that features some great clean electric rhythm guitar.
Mike will show you the 2 guitar layers in this song. Guitar 1 is a clean electric guitar that strums the chord progressions. Guitar 2 is a slightly overdriven electric guitar with a tremolo effect that plays sparse fills throughout.
In the following lessons, we’ll talk about open chords and barre chords, strummed 8th note rhythms, suspended chords, and some effective guitar fill approaches. We are in the key of A minor, with a 4/4 time signature, at a tempo of 141 BPM.
To play this tune with one guitar, simply play Guitar 1 all the way through!