“On the Road Again” | Grateful Dead – Lead and Solo Guitar Lesson with TAB


A guitar lesson on the classic Grateful Dead tune “On the Road Again” from the Reckoning album. In this lesson, we’ll take an in-depth look at all of the parts to this song including the harmonized guitar lead played by Bob Weir and Jerry Garcia. We’ll also look at the full Jerry Garcia solo over the chorus section as well as the rhythm and the chords. You’ll have everything you need to play the complete song!

You will receive an email with a link to your lesson page containing the full lesson videos, tab, backing tracks and file downloads.

You will also gain access to the FREE Membership which gives you ALL free lessons on the website through the user dashboard.


You’ll get streaming access to 3 MP4 video files, 4 MP3 audio practice tracks (2 with metronome), two PDF tab sheets and two TEF tab files. This lesson also includes SoundSlice Player integration so you can slow down, pause and rewind the melody and solo in real time with the tab!

Lesson Preview

Videos (Streaming)

Melody Lesson – 12:41
Jerry Garcia Solo Lesson – 13:07
Chords & Rhythm – 4:34

PDF Tab Sheets (Streaming and Download)

– “On the Road Again” Melody.PDF
– “On the Road Again” Jerry Garcia Solo.PDF

TEF Tab Files (Download)

– “On the Road Again” Melody.TEF
– “On the Road Again” Jerry Garcia Solo.TEF
(Use this file with TablEdit or TEFview.)

Audio Backing Tracks (Streaming and Download)

60 BPM – 3:41
60 BPM with Metronome – 3:41
70 BPM – 3:10
70 BPM with Metronome – 3:10