Classical Guitar Editions presents a “Fingerstlye” arrangement of Van Halen’s Love Walks In. Our version, Love Walks In, Fingerstyle Guitar, is playable on Classical or Acoustic Guitar, this arrangement is intermediate in difficulty. Below you will find links to the licensed sheet music, available via MusicNotes.com. Also included are a complete lesson with tips and strategies as well as a play-along version with close ups of both the left and right hand. Enjoy!
Love Walks In Fingerstyle Guitar
We love posting free PDFs, and pride ourselves that most of the music on our site is available for free. (Our Solo Classical music for example But…we also want to be fair to the artists who create this great music! Thus all pop / modern music is licensed and available through a partner website. Please go to MusicNotes.com to view the sheet music for Love Walks In Fingerstyle Guitar
Love Walks In Fingerstyle Guitar Lesson
Love Walks In Fingerstyle Guitar Play-Along
This video is designed to show close-ups of both the left and right hand as well as serve as a play-along for practice. If the video is going too fast, remember that you can slow it down by clicking on the gear and choosing a slower speed. We recommend setting the speed to 50% first, then 75%, and finally 100%. If you really want a challenge set the speed to 125% or faster! That will make it feel super easy to play at 100%. Also just listening and following along with the music / TAB is a great way to introduce yourself to the song before you start learning it.
Need a Capo?
Although a capo is not 100% necessary, one is suggested and used in the videos above. We like the Shubb Nickel Capo for Steel String Guitar and Shubb Nickel Classical for Nylon string, wider guitar necks. (NB these are affiliate links, how else would we make our millions!)
About the Transcription
William’s transcription of Love Walks In tries to capture the energy and intensity of the original. Noteable is the use of much of the original bass line with minor modifications to fit the guitar. It stays mostly in the 1st position, only breifly leaving for the Bridge and Solo sections. Bar chords are minimal, which makes for an enjoyable and relaxed performance.
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