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A Simple Chord Progression (G-Em-Am-D7)

Guitar Lesson by Kirk Lorange

A Simple Chord Progression (G-Em-Am-D7)


This one is a very common four-chord progression. I'm sure you'll recognize the sound of them as they've been used in countless pop songs over the years. The main aim when changing chords is to 1) wait as long as possible before starting the move, and 2) make the move as brief as possible, which means moves move fast, and make it clean.

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Guitar Lesson by Kirk Lorange

Kirk LorangeAs well as putting together these free guitar lessons, I am also the author of PlaneTalk - The Truly Totally Different Guitar Instruction Package, which teaches a mindset, a way of thinking about music and a way of tracking it all on the guitar fretboard. Yes, there IS a constant down there in the maze of strings and fret wire, a landmark that points to everything at all times. I call it The Easiest Yet Most Powerful Guitar Lesson You Will Ever Learn and many testimonials at my site will back up that rather superlative description. If your goal as a guitar player is to be able to truly PLAY the guitar, not just learn by rote; to be able to invent on the fly, not memorize every note; to be able to see the WHOLE fretboard as friendly, familiar territory, not just the first 5 frets and to do it all without thinking about all those scales and modes, then you should read more here.