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Adam Rafferty and Tommy Emmanuel – “Tenderly” – Helsinki, Finland April 3, 2009

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Greets friends! Vid with Tommy playing a gorgeous version of “Tenderly”. Tommy always says how much he loves the Chet Atkins & Lenny Breau version, & he always tells me to check it out!

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Adam Rafferty – Superstition by Stevie Wonder – Solo Guitar

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Original arrangement of a classic, fun & funky Stevie Wonder Tune!

Instructional DVD with tabs (fully licensed) is now available at http://adamrafferty.com/stevie-wonder-dvd

See trailer of DVD here on Youtube!

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Stevie Wonder Solo Fingerstyle Guitar Arrangements Lesson DVD with Tablature – Adam Rafferty

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This DVD is fully legally licensed and sync rights for all songs have been purchased from EMI publishing.

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Crescent Ridge Publishing Announces a Very Special DVD Release…

“How to Play the Music of Stevie Wonder – Arrangements for Solo Fingerstyle Guitar” taught by Adam Rafferty is available for pre-release sale!

Learn “Superstition”, “I Wish”, “Overjoyed” and “Sir Duke” note for note – in the comfort of your own home.

Here’s what You’ll get…

– 110 minute DVD with performances and in depth lessons for “Superstition”, “Overjoyed”, “I Wish” and “Sir Duke”
– Move by move, note for note explanations of the arrangements
– Split Screen Views of Right and Left Hand for easy understanding
– A 30 page booklet with complete tablature and notation
– Easy to undserstand explantions of “pop”, “click” and “slap” techniques
– Explanations of walking basslines, harp like chords and groove techniques
– Easily learn at YOUR own pace in YOUR own home when YOU want to!

To find out more about this exciting DVD, visit
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– The Crescent Ridge Publishing Team


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Adam Rafferty – “I Want You Back” – Jackson 5 – Solo Fingerstyle Acoustic Guitar

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Hope you enjoy this one. I love this tune, another 70s soul tune by The Jackson 5. The arrangement is brand new…but since I was practicing over and over I figured what the heck…video time!!!

Little Michael Jackson is singin’ his butt off on this! Listening to the original puts a BIG smile on my face…I hope I can pass the smile on to YOU.

I played this song on a Cole Clark Fat Lady Guitar (FL 2AC), and recorded audio on a Studio Projects C3 Mic into Digital Performer.

Enjoy, and contact me anytime!!!!

– Adam

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Adam Rafferty – “Rock With You” – Michael Jackson – Solo Fingerstyle Acoustic Guitar


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Greetings! I had been working on this one now for a few weeks prior to MJ’s untimely death yesterday. What a drag!

Thanks to Youtube I have fallen in love with his music all over again these past couple of years…since the original “Billie Jean” video I made. Tune after tune, I find MJ to be an amazing genius of music. Really!

It was only fitting to video and upload this song today, as it was the next on my list anyway! This is my musical prayer for MJ’s soul, and for the comfort of his family who must be grieving terribly.

I hope you enjoy this music.

MJ You had a tough life, abusive parents, no childhood to speak of and lived with unbelievable stress and emotional damage. May your soul find peace and rest. (Farrah and Ed – may you find rest too…what a week this has been!)

Thank you for the grooves, the melody, the dancing and the soundtrack of my childhood. So many smiles, happy times and parties – even tears, made life feel like “technicolor” thanks to you, MJ.

I played this song on a Cole Clark Fat Lady Guitar (FL 2AC), and recorded audio on a Studio Projects C3 Mic into Digital Performer.

Enjoy, and contact me anytime!!!!

– Adam

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Adam Rafferty – ‘I Can’t Make You Love Me’ – Bonnie Raitt – Solo Fingerstyle Acoustic Guitar


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Hi Friends…here’s a gorgeous, heart wrenching song – written by Mike Reid (a retired NFL defensive lineman!) and Allen Shamblin and recorded by Bonnie Raitt on her Luck of the Draw album.

In August 2000, Mojo magazine voted “I Can’t Make You Love Me” #8 on its The 100 Greatest Songs Of All Time list… My personal favorite versions are the Bonnie Raitt ones! 🙂 Enjoy!!!
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