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Helter Skelter – THE BEATLES – Guitar Lesson

November 11, 2019

Hi, I’m Bobby crispy this video is provided our lesson series, so today. I’ll show how to play helter skelter by the beatles Okay, the intro shuts off the bottom two strings The [bump] string open and the second string [12th] fret let’s slide down Okay slide down to the third fret on the second string play the bottom string open as well That’s several times the second string second fret Hmm to the first fret second string All the [while] [playing] the bottom string open slap hurt Then it goes from the G chord for four beats [yee] for four beats And the rhythm basically for the song is one two and one two one two Like so okay verse is [E48] beats You again for a beats again for four beats G for [4] beats And eight hoarsely wants Okay the course [he] sings helter skelter Okay, I’ll play it first little [shawl] [played] you [I’ll] take a skosh off Okay, so it’s e [core] four beats then fifth string open fourth string second fret twice fourth fret Twice oh Third string open fourth string fourth fret second open fifth string fourth fret second Okay The exact same thing [but] move it down Fred Lauren okay, so it’s top string open and 5th string 2nd fret twice 4th fret of the 5th string Twice fourth string open fifth string fourth fret second Okay Top string fourth second open and back to the first part I was on a And ecore if you want you in bend, and that slightly better string Okay, so that’s the course it plays the course so we place the [verse] in the course again And then the first row at one minute 33 seconds. I’ll play it first Okay, first Okay, why don’t strain some threat second string open third string? I threatened way out twice Okay, first string 15th fret bend up play it again 15th fret regular position second string 15th fret and up third string fourth fret and up fourth string 14th fret second string Thirteen threat [ened] up slowly third string twelfth fret Bend it called [signs] quickly second string the 15th fret and up first Sorry Thirteen 12th fret fourth string fourteen threat Okay, through the second solo at two minutes and three seconds the song May go to somewhat quite first That’s the first first string twelfth fret fifteen wrap it up Play it again then pull off to the 12th Or play it bends up as you as your pocket and back down second string 15th fret Back to the first string off Back to the second string 15th or slide down to the 10th 3rd string and threat Back to the second string 10th fret [pent] up Play it again with it ends up and go back down Eight fret third string some [threats] [light] up tonight Okay in finally um This is placed seven times after the soul two three a seven tonnes in total and that’s basically the same as The [ref] [in] the course, but I’ll show it again So it’s a fourth string open fifth string fourth fret second open top string fourth fret second Okay, and those are the main parts to the song [Koffler] skelter. Okay? Hope this guitar lesson has been helpful, and thanks for watching


  • Reply ThisMan October 22, 2012 at 12:06 am

    Hi bob

  • Reply Harry McQuaid October 22, 2012 at 12:11 am

    What guitar are you using? It's so nice

  • Reply shadow_storm55 October 22, 2012 at 12:24 am

    Can you do a lesson on revolution by the Beatles

  • Reply BOT Harvey October 22, 2012 at 12:24 am

    Appears to be a Gibson ES-335

  • Reply lftm1 October 22, 2012 at 12:28 am

    Can you do babe, I'm gonna leave you by led zeppelin?

  • Reply The Root Boy Cooks ! October 22, 2012 at 12:33 am

    Thats a great tone on the intro what are you using to obtain that? Good LessonBTW

  • Reply 李立峰 October 22, 2012 at 12:42 am

    Incidentally, I've just watched a Japanese movie called Helter Sketler (watch?v=ab0a1Y5nqIg) last night. It's quite a scary, twisted but beautiful film. 😉

  • Reply manny coco October 22, 2012 at 2:16 am

    Hey bobby that's great thanks for ur help have you done all along the watchtower Jimmi hendricks

  • Reply GreeDKTN October 22, 2012 at 2:16 am

    TY mr Bob, great lesson xD, greetings from Chile 🙂

  • Reply Kyler J October 22, 2012 at 2:23 am

    Jimi Hendrix buddy haha

  • Reply Vince Brown October 22, 2012 at 2:26 am

    Do Motley Crue's version!:D

  • Reply TehWolfBite October 22, 2012 at 2:52 am

    please play the song first than introduce your self and teach it to us. thumbs if you agree thats a good idea

  • Reply natetheguitarkid October 22, 2012 at 3:03 am


  • Reply Cameron October 22, 2012 at 7:07 am

    You HAVE to be telepathic you always seem to upload a song I love to bits. You've got great taste in music Bobby, thanks a bunch for uploading this.

  • Reply Cameron October 22, 2012 at 7:12 am

    Actually to be honest, I'd rather you introduce yourself and play one section of the song like the chorus for example and then teach it.

  • Reply GeoNjules October 22, 2012 at 11:33 am

    One of my favorite Beatles songs.
    Probably the heaviest rock song they ever did……..Thanks.

  • Reply emmanueld15 October 22, 2012 at 5:40 pm

    pls try makin one for 'zombie' by cranberries

  • Reply hannah lee October 22, 2012 at 6:02 pm

    Hi bobby,love your tutorials please can you do drive my car solo by the beatles,please Pretty please :)?

  • Reply Tommy Fargo October 22, 2012 at 9:23 pm

    4:27 420 420 🙂

  • Reply RavenMadd9 October 24, 2012 at 12:01 am

    thanks bobby

  • Reply ChocolateAndGuitar November 2, 2012 at 4:24 pm

    @lftm1 Lovely comment!

  • Reply II-BadSport Vulture-II December 5, 2012 at 4:59 pm

    You're the best Bobby playing guitars

  • Reply Tuomas Pitkänen February 9, 2013 at 1:45 pm

    check out martyzsongs, he has a tutorial on that one, one of my favourite songs 🙂

  • Reply vikingfortiesfaeroes May 16, 2013 at 1:59 am

    I don't think so, the headstock and truss rod cover aren't Gibson-like

  • Reply SaintJimmy76 September 29, 2013 at 2:02 am

    Yecchhhhh!!! Love your videos but for future reference could you play a sample of the song first before jumping into the lesson? Your tempo & measures for the intro were so horrible that I had some doubt that this video would teach me the proper way to play this song. I had to go to the original recording to see what the heck you were talking about. Plus, your picking style may have been throwing me off as well….you're using downstrokes when it sounds like upstrokes on the original.

  • Reply jx14aby March 15, 2014 at 5:19 pm

    Thank your Bobby!

  • Reply jacob minnish May 12, 2014 at 11:46 pm

    Whats the strumming pattern

  • Reply Latek August 23, 2014 at 6:49 pm

    Thanks Bobby 🙂

  • Reply SSAG DK December 13, 2014 at 6:54 am

    Too much distortion

  • Reply Siobhan Brenner January 12, 2015 at 8:53 pm


  • Reply Captain Freedom March 10, 2015 at 12:14 pm

    This guy is always stoned as fuck, and I can appreciate that, but he's also not very bright, so he fucks up everything. His vids are always excruciating. But if the song is simple enough, eventually he gets around to teaching you how to play it.

  • Reply Tristan Insanity April 18, 2015 at 4:06 am

    Hey bobby can you do the Mötley Crüe version?

  • Reply Raymond Colbert May 18, 2015 at 9:49 am

    Good stuff man. One request though. Speak up a bit friend. And thanks for the lesson

  • Reply Dan Pontello February 9, 2016 at 9:01 pm

    Could you add the tabs in the vid, like ya do in the thumbnails?

  • Reply Randy Bryk April 14, 2016 at 4:23 am

    You're a great Teacher !

  • Reply Jack Lofgren September 26, 2016 at 1:32 pm

    good lesson thanks mate

  • Reply james armstrong October 20, 2016 at 1:57 am

    Great lesson. Super nice that you have link to tabs. Awesome!

  • Reply The Green Basterd April 7, 2017 at 2:15 am

    Good song great vid

  • Reply Edgar Watts July 9, 2017 at 4:11 am

    very good. Thank you.

  • Reply Bill fischer August 20, 2017 at 9:52 pm

    At 2:32 it finally becomes apparent what he is trying to teach if you did not know the title.
    Thanks anyway

  • Reply Marcus Vinnas November 17, 2017 at 6:29 pm

    several times = 16 times

  • Reply Nowhere Man December 28, 2017 at 9:26 am

    2:30 lol

  • Reply J Pierre Pacific January 16, 2018 at 4:37 pm

    très bien expliqué merci et bravo

  • Reply Fernan Matias :v July 14, 2018 at 1:30 am

    Seba chupalo

  • Reply GUITAR LESSONS - BobbyCrispy August 1, 2018 at 3:09 pm

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  • Reply Jim Hill September 19, 2018 at 7:24 pm

    you're playing the verse wrong you crispy twat.

  • Reply Jim Hill September 19, 2018 at 7:25 pm

    I gotta add more – this is one of the worst tutorials I've ever heard/seen. What a waste of time. This si the curse of the internet – twats get voices.

  • Reply The Wealthy Hobos April 2, 2019 at 4:27 pm

    Hi guys ! If you'd like to hear one hell of a version of this song check ours out ! We're the Wealthy Hobos and we're rocking France off at the moment.

  • Reply Drysoil September 7, 2019 at 12:11 am

    Nice, but like a lot of other Examples on utube not entirely right.Whats missing out is that kinda "bit-overtuned-E" in the basic E-chord, which the Beatles played probably with a bit of neck-bending or a slight upward use of the whammy-Bar. Does no one but me is hearing that when u compare it to the Original Track? I Play it with a light Hammer-on on the F-Note first Fret, and it comes close….

  • Reply GUITAR LESSONS - BobbyCrispy September 9, 2019 at 5:55 pm

    **TABS FOR THIS LESSON:—Helter-Skelter.php

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