Welcome to the Larry Beekman’s YouTube Page! All of the pieces on this page are Larry Beekman’s arrangements and compositions; most are from his many published books.
The following videos are Larry performing some of his arrangements from “John Lennon for Classical Guitar”, “Beatles for Classical Guitar”, and “Fingerpicking Enya”:
Beatles for Classical Guitar: I’m Only Sleeping | I’m a Loser | I’m Happy Just to Dance with You |In My Life | The Long and Winding Road | Nowhere Man | P. S. I Love You | Something | This Boy | Two of Us | While My Guitar Gently Weeps | You’re Going to Lose That Girl
These are videos of Larry performing a few of his own compositions:
And here are a few videos of Larry performing arrangements, mostly from his several other published books: And I Love Her | All You Need Is Love | Here, There and Everywhere (The Beatles) | Not Guilty (George Harrison) | Bridge Over Troubled Water (Paul Simon) | Can’t Help Falling in Love (Elvis Presley) |Colors of the Wind (from Pocahontas) | Simple Gifts (from Folksongs for Classical Guitar) | A la Nanita Nana (An International Christmas) All er Nothing | Edelweiss | Honey Bun | March of the Siamese Children (Rodgers and Hammerstein) | Ol’ Man River (Jerome Kerne) | Sweet Caroline | On the Way to the Sky | Cracklin’ Rosie (from Neil Diamond for Classical Guitar) | The Longest Time (Billy Joel) | Scotch and Soda (anon./Kingston Trio) | Where Or When (Rodgers/Hart) | It’s All Right With Me (Cole Porter) | Time After Time (Cyndi Lauper) | Solla Sollew (from “Seussical”) | Easy Street (from “Annie”)
This video is a “blast from the past”. Kathy and Larry perform their arrangement of “Huajra”, by the Chilean group Inti-Illimani on a show called Ruth’s Music Corner.
Finally, in recognition of how small the world is getting, here is a video of Larry sitting on his back porch in Kansas City performing Sting’s “Fields of Gold” with The Music Family who are in Hong Kong. Thanks to Jeremy of The Music Family for all the great editing on this video!