Watch the Beautiful Sunrise online guitar lesson by Sheryl Bailey from Bebop Guitar Fakebook: Rhythm

"Softly (As in a Morning Sunrise)" is a minor turnaround type tune that you can call on any bandstand in the world. In 1968, Joe Pass and Red Mitchell played this song at the end of "Good Morning Los Angeles" as a private protest of the Vietnam War, if you find the lyrics to this song, you'll know why.