Now we advance to 4 string chords. The low bass string will now give your chords extra weight.

 

 

CHORD PRACTICE

 

Play along to the chord exercises below. Try to stay in time with the track as best you can. Your target is to be able to play along to all the tracks until they reach 2:40. These exercises will have you playing your songs much more quickly than just song practice.

 


 

While practising G to C watch your 2nd finger going to C.

 

G to C Practice

 


 

While practising D to C watch your 2nd finger going to C and then your 3rd finger going to D.

 

D to C Practice

 


 

While practising D to Em watch your 2nd finger going to Eminor and then your 3rd finger going to D.

 

D to Em Practice

 


 

While practising D to Am watch your 2nd finger going to Aminor and then your 3rd finger going to D.

 

D to Am Practice

 


 

NOTES ON THE GUITAR

 

Now we add the E note.

 


 

SCALE PRACTICE

 

We now add the E minor scale. Notice again the minor scale has a dark or sad sound. Before you play to the track, practise playing up and down the scale like it’s written in the notation below.

 

 

Play along to the track this in E minor. Try adding slides, hammer ons, pull offs and most importantly phrasing.

 


 

Continue practising your G major scale with this track

 


 

Continue practising your A minor scale with this track

 


 

Continue practising your C major scale with this track

 


 

SONG PRACTICE

 

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