Learn How to Play "Sultans of Swing"

Posted by Michael Mueller on December 23, 2015 at 3:51 PM

British rock band Dire Straits sure served up a winner with their 1978 self-titled debut album. The first single, "Sultans of Swing," not only has become a standard of rock radio but also has been widely regarded as containing two of the finest guitar solos in rock history, courtesy of the great Mark Knopfler.

In our new G-Plus Song lesson, instructor Doug Boduch walks you through every chord, riff, and lick needed to make your guitar cry and sing—including the outro salvo of spine-tingling arpeggios.

"Sultans of Swing" G-Plus Song Lesson 

Check out Mark Knopfler discussing the origins of "Sultans of Swing" in the video below ...

 

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