Since many songs utilize only 2 or 3 major chords, it is easy to pick up these songs when playing. A beginner guitarist should start with easy songs such as these. Make those mistakes, learn from them and figure out how to make them sound better. It will take some time so be patient. C Major Chord. D Major Chord. G Major Chord.
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How to Play 20 Guitar Songs with 5 Basic Chords
One of the best things about the guitar is that you only need a handful of chords to unlock an impressive repertoire of songs. It takes some practice to be able to memorize chord shapes and switch between them quickly enough to play a song. The good news is that once you have just 5 basic chords down, you can play along with dozens of your favorite tunes. Curious how lessons work?
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Everybody starts somewhere. You will make mistakes. The greatest musicians, even traveling guitarists , practice for intense periods of time behind closed doors. I can send you a PDF copy that transfers over to your smartphone, tablet, laptop, or any other media you carry around with you. Just click on the button below and let me know where to send it takes a few seconds :.
Last Updated on: April 24, by Klaus Crow. Make sure you practice the chords and switching between chords for each song thoroughly. It will benefit your playing. Some of the songs in the list below are played with a Capo. The capo is commonly used to raise the pitch and change the key of a song while still using the same open chord fingerings, but a capo makes it also possible to play a different set of chords for a song which makes the song easier to play while still remaining in the original key of the song.