It’s Only A Paper Moon – Solo Guitar with Chord Melodies 4

Hello Guitar Noise Students! Today is a chord melody to It’s Only A Paper Moon. This song has a bouncy feel to it. I made an easy arrangement without a lot of fills. This way you can achieve the song without any hassles of embellishments to hold you up. Once you have the song, it’s time for you to add what ever little tricks or goodies you all ready know. Play with it, once it’s in your fingers. You will be surprised at what you come up with. Remember: If it sounds good, keep it! If it sounds bad, change it. This is an AABA song. Therefore, play section A twice, section B once, then section A again.

A Note About Beginnings (Intros) and Endings (Outros):

Sometimes Intros can be just the beginning of the song and sometimes you can “vamp” (to play a rhythm repeatedly) on a chord sequence before starting. Usually the vamp will be over the first or last four measures of a song. In the case of this song: C – C#dim7 – Dm7 – G7 (this is a two measure Into … play a couple of times = 4 measures, and start the song!)

Sometimes Outros can be the last 2, 4, or 8 measures of the song. In this case just play the last 2 measures of Section A again. There you Go! Give it a try!

If you got any questions, feel free to e-mail me.


“Bouncy Songs are always fun!”

Midi File for Complete Song: AABA Click Here

Its Only a Paper Moon 1
Its Only a Paper Moon 2
Its Only a Paper Moon 3
Its Only a Paper Moon 4
Its Only a Paper Moon 5
Its Only a Paper Moon 6
Its Only a Paper Moon 7
Its Only a Paper Moon 8