This is a short and simple beginners lesson on Fisherman’s Blues using just four chords – Gmajor, Fmajor, Aminor and Cmajor – with a couple of slight variations from Des and an easy beginners rhythm.
“Fisherman’s Blues,” a celestial ballad by The Waterboys, is a sonic journey that dives deep into the soul. Released in 1988, this track encapsulates the band’s transition to a folk-inspired sound. Mike Scott’s vocals, both haunting and heartfelt, navigate the listener through a sea of emotions. The swirling combination of fiddles, accordion, and Scott’s introspective lyrics creates an ethereal atmosphere. It’s a hymn to the restless spirit, a call to the open waters of self-discovery. “Fisherman’s Blues” remains an enduring anthem, resonating with those who seek solace and inspiration in the vast, uncharted realms of their own existence.