In this guitar lesson tutorial, we look at how to play Fast Car by Tracy Chapman.
The song was the lead single from her self-titled debut album and was released in 1988. The song rocketed into the US top 10 after Tracy Chapman performed it at the Nelson Mandela Birthday Concert.
The song features a simple yet distinctive fingerpicking pattern in the verses and then strummed chords during the chorus. The chords needed are C, G, Em and D.
Watch the video below to listen to the orginal.