“Cuckoo’s Nest” | Norman Blake – Intermediate Guitar Lesson with TAB


A very traditional sounding song, this tune is full of great trad sounding licks and runs that you can use in your soloing. This lesson looks at the Norman Blake style of playing this traditional Irish fiddle tune.

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You get three MP4 video files, six MP3 audio practice tracks and a PDF tab sheet.

Lesson Preview


Part A – 14:58
Part B – 23:48
Rhythm – 7:49

PDF Tab Sheet

Cuckoo’s Nest.pdf

Audio Backing Tracks

110 BPM – 1:26
110 BPM with Metronome – 1:26
90 BPM – 1:36
90 BPM with Metronome – 1:36
70 BPM – 2:04
70 BPM with Metronome – 2:04