The John B. Sails

by Nicola Mandorino

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  • Hello GMC!

    This is the famous Bahamian folk song called "The John B. Sails". A variant title of the song is "Sloop John B" by The Beach Boys.

    I have prepared this easy version for beginners. You will play solo and strumming accompaniment.

    Contents :
    The John B. Sails: melody - video parts 1-6
    Accompaniment - video parts 7-11

    Gear used :

    Acoustic guitar: Taylor 410 CE
    Strings: Elixir Polyweb .012-.052

    Onboard Fishman Prefix Plus - right channel
    Mini mic Audio Technica Pro 70 - left channel
    USB audio interface - Focusrite Scarlett 2i4
    Key : C major

    Tuning : Standard

    Tempo : 130 bpm

    Chord progression :

    C/C/C/C/
    C/C/G/G/
    C/C7/F/Dm/
    C/G/C/C/
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