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You Are Not Alone is a Michael Jackson song released on the album HIStory on June 20, 1995, and released as a single on August 15 of the same year.
This was the first and only single to make his first appearance directly at number 1 of the Billboard Hot 100.
R. Kelly would have written the song after the loss of loved ones.
On 4 September 2007, the Brussels Court of Appeal finally ruled that this song was a plagiarism of a work written in 1993 by the twin brothers Danny and Eddy van Passel entitled if we can start all over. According to this same judgment, all copyright wrongly paid to R. Kelly will have to be returned to van Passel. Since this judgment (only recognized in Belgium), the song is banned from Belgian radio and television
Below you will find 2 different tutorials. There is a 3-part tutorial that explains in detail how to play the song and another tutorial in which I made a quick explanation of the method I use to play ear
As on the one hand I was asked if I could do a tutorial on this piece and on the other hand, a lot of people think that playing by ear is difficult, it needs to be gifted, which it’s not the case, I wanted to make a live video of my procedure.
I had not played this song for a very long time and I had completely forgotten it. I had to look for melody notes and left-hand chords. So I turned on my webcam and started analyzing the song. I tried to say loudly what was going on in my head but it’s not obvious at all. Worse, I quote notes and I play others.
I hesitated for a long time between publishing this video or remake another one more pro. And finally I say to myself that a well-crafted video would bring nothing more, but against the Reality TV side of my first catch more reflects my way of doing things and my ideas sometimes a bit confusing. My goal is not to teach a course to learn to play ear, but rather to show how I do.
This is a start for those who would like to play by ear but also for the most experts who can give me their advice so that I can continue to progress.
Once again, the purpose of this video is to show you how it’s easy and fast to play a song by ear once you know some tips and tricks. (you will find these tricks and tips in the “play by ear” part of my blog.
Don’t forget to active the English subtitles.