Now we add the D major chord. This is your first full chord.


Play along to the chord exercises below. Try to stay in time with the track as best you can. Your target is to eventually be able to play along to all the tracks until they reach bar 40. These exercises will have you playing your new songs much more quickly than just song practice.

For D to G watch the 3rd finger very carefully.

D to G Practice

For D to C watch the 3rd finger very carefully.

D to C Practice

D to Em Practice

For D to Am watch the 3rd finger very carefully.

D to Am Practice


Now we add the D note.


We now add the G major scale. Before you play to the track, practice playing up and down the scale like it’s written in the notation below.

Play along to this track G major backing track. See if you can add interest to your lead playing by adding slides.

Continue to practice playing your A minor scale along to the A minor track.

Continue to practice playing your C micro major scale to the C major track.


Adele – Someone Like You – Video

Fleetwood Mac – Go Your Own Way – Video

Bob Dylan – Blowing In The Wind – Video

Fields Of Athenry – Video

Cliffs Of Dooneen – Video

Isle Of Innisfree – Video

Jesse Colter – Storms Never last – Video

Khalid – Young Dumb & Broke – Chord Sheet

Shakira – Try Everything – Chord Sheet

Happy Birthday – Chord Sheet

The Jungle Book – The Bare Necessities – Video

The Jungle Book – I Wanna Be Like You

Garth Brooks – The River – Video

Meghan Trainor – All About That Bass – Video

The Lion King – The Circle Of Life

The Lion King – Hakuna Matata

Avicci – Hey Brother

Frozen  – Let It Go

Lukas Graham – Seven Years Old

Jason Mraz – I’m Yours

She’ll Be Coming ‘Round The Mountain

Waltzing Matilda

Mary Poppins – Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious