How to Play It's Five O'Clock Somewhere by Alan Jackson (Guitar Lesson)

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David Wallimann

It's Five O'Clock Somewhere

It's Five O'Clock Somewhere

Taught by David Wallimann in Songs with David Wallimann seriesLength: 39:01Difficulty: 2.5 of 5

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matt2matt2 replied on January 11th, 2015

What effects are you using to achieve that tone? Thanks

turrid56turrid56 replied on August 3rd, 2013

i notice on this and other Jamplay songs I always seem to be slightly out of tune after tuning at 440...Is this Pc related...any thougts?

michael_pallasmichael_pallas replied on May 16th, 2013

I have an Acoustic Guitar. How does this translate?

TuranoTurano replied on April 28th, 2013

The tone of my guitar sounds different, what kind of amp are u using?

patric6680patric6680 replied on April 26th, 2013

Can you do a tutorial of Midnight in Montgomery? Please. Thanks. I really enjoy the site.

TuranoTurano replied on April 8th, 2013

David, I am getting confused on the verse. The tab shows one thing and the video another. The tab shows 2 xx on the A & D string. does that mean play all string but those? The video shows cords you use but not how many and in what order they are played. Dazed and Confused - PS love the song

SodaPopSodaPop replied on March 5th, 2013

good clip of songs lately ty jam play!

emilios1995emilios1995 replied on March 5th, 2013

Sure ! cool country stuff.

Songs with David Wallimann

Found in our Beginner Lesson Sets

David Wallimann explores some of his favorite songs in this phase 3 lesson series.

Lesson 1

Canon in D

David Wallimann teaches his own version of the classic song, "Canon in D."

Length: 54:30 Difficulty: 3.5 Members Only
Lesson 2


David Wallimann teaches the classic rocker "Shine" by Collective Soul. This lesson features the entire song, including the lead and backing tracks.

Length: 56:41 Difficulty: 3.5 Members Only
Lesson 3

Don't Fear the Reaper

David Wallimann and Mark Lincoln team up for a two part lesson on "Don't Fear the Reaper" by the Blue Oyster Cult. Learn both an electric and acoustic version in this fascinating lesson.

Length: 81:49 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
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Are You Gonna Be My Girl

David Wallimann and Mark Lincoln team up to teach the classic Jet rocker "Are You Gonna Be My Girl." This lesson features both an acoustic and electric version.

Length: 44:15 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Lesson 5

I Can See You Through The Clouds

David Wallimann smashes this original song into the clouds. Entitled "I Can See You Through The Clouds," David teaches all the amazing finger work in this song.

Length: 73:15 Difficulty: 4.5 Members Only
Lesson 6

Duke Nukem Theme

David Wallimann teaches the Duke Nukem theme by Megadeth.

Length: 40:22 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
Lesson 7

It's Time You Learned About Goodbye

David Wallimann teaches Alan Jackson's hit country song "It's Time You Learned About Goodbye".

Length: 38:01 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Lesson 8

It's Five O'Clock Somewhere

In this lesson David Wallimann teaches the classic song from Alan Jackson "It's Five O'Clock Somewhere."

Length: 39:01 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only

About David Wallimann View Full Biography David was born in Aix-en-Provence, South France in 1977. At the age of 15, he picked up the guitar and started developing a true love for instrumental music and composition.

In 1999 he was recognized by Ibanez for his promising musical achievements and received an artist endorsement. That early recognition in David's musical career encouraged him to consecrate more time on crafting his musical art and apply to the school of modern music Artist' in Cavaillon, France. He received a full scholarship there where he graduated with honors.

In 2001, David won first place for the Tal Farlow French national jazz contest which gave him a full paid scholarship to the CMA school of modern music in Valenciennes, France. He graduated specializing in advance guitar with honors.

Following his school years, David spent the next 5 years working with several bands recording, writing and playing shows in France and Belgium. It's during that time that Wallimann was exposed to the world of progressive rock which opened new doors to his musical creativity.

Deep inside the Mind is his first release as a solo artist in which he exposes his Christian faith. The album was well received in the specialized press and was compared several times to some of Frank Zappa's approach to music adding an element of humor to deep subjects.

In 2005 he joined the internationally renown progressive band Glass Hammer based in Chattanooga, TN. He released several studio albums and live DVDs with the band.

David is today working on his next upcoming solo release and is also spending quite a bit of time teaching guitar in his studio and online at JamPlay.

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