Treetop Flyer Guitar Lesson

Introduces the series on this song (in progress)

This song has something of a cult following among singer-songwriters who have taken notice of its artful lyrics and creative guitar work. To many performing artists this song is a flagship creation in the craft of singer-songwriter performance. It’s been recorded and performed by many artists other than Stills, and Ray Lamontagne has been quoted as saying it’s the song that inspired him to start his career.

Verse Parts Video Lessons

Simplified Tab Link

Full Score Tab Link

Recordings and Performances

Original Recording on the album “Stills Alone.”

Live at the “Daylight Again” Concert

Bootleg from the “Just Roll” tape