Intro to Chords

Proper Strumming

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Proper strumming can make the difference between an amateur a pro. We’ll get you started strumming the right way!

ACDC – “Back in Black” (Riff)

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A must know for every guitar student. This is the opening riff that combines chords we know with single note picking.

Basic 12 Bar Blues

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In this lesson, we’ll take the chords we already know and apply them to a blues progression. This is a great one for jamming!

The Kingsmen – “Louie Louie” (Chords)

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Straight out of “Animal House,” it’s “Louie Louie.” A great song to practice your new chords with!

D Family of Chords

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Now on to the D family of chords! Three new chords but nothing you guys can’t handle!

A Family of Chords

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The next family of chords is the A family! Only one more to go after this and then we can start learning some real songs!

Your First Real Chords – The E Family

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Finally, time to learn our first three chords! We’ve got three on the table for today: E, E minor, and E7

How to Read Chord Diagrams

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Welcome to the world of chords! Our first step: learn to read chord diagrams