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How to play Night Moves by Bob Seger

The song Night Moves is a nostalgic look at teenage love by American rock musician Bob Seger. Seger’s raspy voice and honest lyrics invoke a sincere reminiscence of a coming of age romance. The song brought Seger to fame after finding success as an artist in the Detroit area as The Bob Seger System.

Night Moves was recorded by Seger as Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band off the album of the same name. The album was a critical success and was credited for propelling Seger into fame.

The ‘Night Moves‘ full video lesson will show you how to play the song in short, easy steps.

Lesson Quick Facts

Song Title: Night Moves
Artist: Bob Seger
Recorded: 1976
Tutor: Moses Robbins
Rating: Easy
Duration: 27 mins(approx.)

Night Moves video lesson
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Contents:

Learn the Chords to Night Moves

Why we think Night Moves by Bob Seger is a great song

Why we think Night Moves by Bob Seger is a great song to learn

Why we classed Night Moves by Bob Seger as ‘Easy’ on Guitar

Visit the Night Moves Video Lesson

Learn about Bob Seger and Night Moves

Some history about Night Moves by Bob Seger

What Album Night Moves came from

YouTube User plays Night Moves by Bob Seger

Can you Play Night Moves by Bob Seger?

Learn the Chords to Night Moves

Here are main chords that are used in the song:

Chords:

  • am_open
  • bm_r5
  • c_r5pc
  • cmaj7_open
  • d_r5pc
  • em_open
  • f_r6
  • g_open
  • g_r6

These chords can also be found in the chord viewer on the ‘Night Moves’ video lesson page.

In this lesson you learn how to play Night Moves by Bob Seger on the Guitar in step-by-step chunks.

Why we think Night Moves by Bob Seger is a great song

  1. The song is such a timeless bit of nostalgia that a lot of people can relate to
  2. Seger’s raspy rock voice is awesome
  3. The song has an unforgettable chorus

Why we think Night Moves by Bob Seger is a great song to learn

Night Moves by Bob Seger is a great song to learn for the beginner or intermediate player. The song’s verse and chorus progression have a similar but varied strum offering a great exercise in switching between rhythms smoothly and efficiently. The song also has an easy classic rock feel making it fun to play for anyone interested in that genre.

Why we classed Night Moves by Bob Seger as ‘Easy’ on Guitar

SongPond tutor, Moses Robbins delivers a cut down version of the full song, which makes learning the song as a whole a lot easier.

The main sections are broken down and prepare you for playing the song as a whole. Each video section is about 8-10 minutes long. We recommend you listen to the original piece and really get a feel for the song.

Check out the preview and introduction on the Night Moves lesson page.

Visit the Night Moves Video Lesson


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Learn about Bob Seger and Night Moves

Robert Clarke Seger, is an American rock musician and singer-songwriter. Known for his classic raspy, shouting voice, Seger’s songs addressed blue-collar themes. As a locally successful Detroit-area artist, he performed and recorded as The Bob Seger System throughout the 1960s.

In 1973 he put together The Silver Bullet Band and recorded two hit albums Live Bullet and Night Moves.

Courtesy of wikipedia.com

Some history about Night Moves by Bob Seger

Night Moves is a song by Bob Seger that reached number four on the Billboard Hot 100 pop singles chart. The song is credited for changing Seger from a popular regional favorite to a national star.

The song describes an intense summertime teenage affair in the early 1960s in Michigan. The song was named by Rolling Stone magazine as Best Single of the Year for 1977

What Album Night Moves came from

Night Moves is the ninth studio album by American rock singer Bob Seger. Released in 1976 the album is Seger’s first with The Silver Bullet Band. The album received critical praise propelled by the title track, which became a top 10 hit.

Other songs like The Fire Down Below and Rock and Roll Never Forgets strengthened that praise the album received. The album also featured Mainstreet, a hit song that featured guitar work from Jimmy Johnson of the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section

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YouTube user plays Night Moves by Bob Seger

YouTube user robbylmp performs a cover of Bob Seger’s Night Moves that makes you remember why this is such a great song. It’s a little fast but overall it’s a nice, enjoyable performance.



Can you Play Night Moves by Bob Seger?

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