Thank You For Letting Me – Guitar Chord Strum

Many of the songs I am presenting on mosaicland are from a time when songs had a strong impact on me. More visceral than what music later became for me. In the case of Thank You For Letting Me Be Myself by Sly and the Family Stone this song made me wanna dance and strut around like I owned the place – wherever I was I was totally fine, and my inhibitions disappeared. At the time, I couldn’t believe that someone was able to compose such a funky one-chord lick and make it work for as long as the song is. I was elated and it drew me to James Brown, Tower of Power, Earth Wind and Fire, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin…

In the coming weeks I will be adding Easy, Intermediate, and Advanced guitar charts for a wide range of songs. The charts are designed for two types of guitar players: those who like to sing songs (Singer-Guitarists), those who just want to play guitar (Guitarists).

Keep checking this site for new charts. Feel free to leave a comment on the site to let me know if the charts and accompanying music are helpful. I look forward to hearing from you. Go here for the complete list.





About Bill Parsons

Composer: Music composition and arranging for film, television, artistic collaborations, and studio recordings. Teacher: Private and ensemble music classes at Royal Conservatory and Home Studio. Musical coaching and/or collaborations in songwriting, arranging, and composing. Also improvisation, theory, and musicianship.
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3 Responses to Thank You For Letting Me – Guitar Chord Strum

  1. Pingback: Smokestack Lightnin’ – Bass Line | Mosaicland

  2. Hello, and how are you? My name is Sean Barrett Jr and I am an 18 year old musician. I study theory of musicology on my own. I request transcriptions of Marvin Holmes Ooh Ooh the Dragon. Thanks.

  3. Bill Parsons says:

    Hi Sean: Thanks for your interest. See Mosaicland post. Bill

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