“Rainbow Connection” – Movie Theme

Below is the lesson for “Rainbow Connection” by Kermit the Frog.

Helpful Tips

This adorable song was famously sung by Kermit the Frog in the 1979 film, The Muppet Movie. The big takeaway of this arrangement is to help you develop sustain in your playing. In a nutshell, sustain simply means to let every note or chord ring into the next one. If you’re new to working on this aspect, check out this lesson for tips and tricks on developing sustain.

While this arrangement is perfect for the mid to seasoned beginner player, there are a couple tricky aspects. The first being barre chords. Check out this lesson if you need a recap on proper left hand form when forming these chords.

And lastly, this song kicks off with a swung eighth note feel before switching to a straight feel. Check out this lesson for a breakdown on the difference between the two feels.

Part 1 – Performance & Free Lesson

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