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Your Very First Guitar Chords

Lesson ID: A0059

Brand new to guitar and wanting to learn how to play country music? You’re in the right place! In this guitar lesson, you’ll learn the four most common guitar chords used in country music. If you know these four chords, you’ll be able to play a ton of the songs you hear on the radio. We’ll also go over some good chord progressions that you can use to practice your left hand chord changes.

Chord Charts
x = Mute String
o = Let Ring Open
   

Em_Guitar_Chord

G_Guitar_ChordC_Guitar_ChordD_Guitar_Chord

Chord Progressions

Red = Two Down Strokes
Green = Four Down Strokes
Blue = Eight Down Strokes

   
Chord Progression 1
GCDG

Chord Progression 2
GCEmC

Chord Progression 3
EmGCGEmGD

Chord Progression 4
GDCGEmDC

Chord Progression 5
GCGEmGD

Chord Progression 6
GCGCGD

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Chris
Chris (@guest_204)
6 years ago

Thank you! Really helpful video

Paige
Paige(@paige)
6 years ago

Nice lesson : )

allangarvey123
allangarvey123(@allangarvey123gmail-com)
5 years ago

Nice lesson, the major C chord is challenging for me to play, and does not sound so good. I will keep working at it, thanks.

kristinsagtsmile
kristinsagtsmile(@kristinsagtsmilegmail-com)
4 years ago

Very helpful lesson! Maybe you could do some like that with other chords? 😉 Thanks!