Learn How to Play “The Joker” (Steve Miller Band)

Today we cover an awesome American rock band that has had a major impact on music and our generation. Have you ever wanted to learn how to play “The Joker” by Steve Miller Band? This song is absolutely incredible, but can be a little difficult to learn. The video below demonstrates an easy-to-learn tutorial with ChordBuddy, covering all the chords and proper strums that make up the song. Be sure to check it out!

Step-by-Step Directions for Playing “The Joker”

  • Blue button and focus on top 2 strings (E,A) – twice
  • Play 5th string open
  • Yellow with 5th string
  • Green button with 5th string and 4th string – twice
  • Pick 4th String Open
  • Green Button with 4th String again
  • Red button and pick the 4th string and 3rd string at the same time – twice

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