Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down) was written by Sonny Bono and originally released by Cher in 1966. Also in 1966, Nancy Sinatra recorded a cover version of Bang Bang, featuring the iconic tremolo guitar part played by Billy Strange. This version of the song regained popularity in 2003 when it was featured as the theme song of Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill Volume 1.
In this lesson, the first of a series called “Iconic Guitar Parts”, you will learn how to play the guitar part of Bang Bang.
The song is in the key of F minor and roughly follows the chord progression of a minor blues.
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