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#1 OFFLINE   RClary

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Posted 01 April 2007 - 12:15 PM

I have always loved this song, but there is one chord that presents a stumbling block to me. It's the D/B chord where the thumb presses the fifth string. Guess my fingers are too short because I have to use an alternative fingering, but of course, it is a bit harder to switch to D/B in that case, but I am working on it. Too bad there isn't someway of putting something on the thumb so it can extend to play these types of chords.

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Posted 01 April 2007 - 01:10 PM

Once you get more comfortable with playing the basic D chord with your last 3 fingers, grabbing the B with your index won't be a problem.

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Posted 01 April 2007 - 08:01 PM

Playing a barre Bm7 there instead also does the same job, RClary. X24232 ... same notes. That F# on the 4th string is just another 3 of the D chord.

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Posted 01 April 2007 - 09:18 PM

Thanks Kirk, that really helped, it allows for a smoother transition between chords.





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