Get Started Now. It was a stretch to do Play Every Bob Dylan Song (with only 5 chords). It’s more of a category title than a factual statement and the same is true of The Beatles. You can’t actually play every Beatles song with only five chords but if you transpose the chords and make the occasional substitution you can definitely play a lot of them. Let’s take a look at a few! 8
Get Started Now. People have based entire careers off of this chord! Greenday always jumps to mind but pretty much all punk is based around the power chord (named for it’s thick, edgy rock and roll sound). To play it you must only hit the strings that your holding (no open strings). The amazing thing about this chord is that it is both moveable and tonaly ambiguous! This is a B power chord o
Get Started Now. Recently NYC Guitar School students were asked to rate 12 songwriters of the sixties in five categories. Those categories were – 1. Output of Great Songs 2. Consistency 3. Innovation 4. Great Lyrics 5. Melodic Superiority The results are in and they are… actually pretty predictable. Check it out! Lennon / McCartney took the prize in every category but great lyrics (tho
Get Started Now. Here it is! This chord is prominently featured in both Foxy Lady and Purple Haze and can also be referred to as an E7#9 though guitarists all over the world know it as the Hendrix Chord (just in time for his birthday).
Get Started Now. Here is a nice simple, easy to play chord. The “sus” in Asus2 is short for suspended meaning it creates suspense. Sus chords are great to use if you’re scoring a film or a play. If you’ve every watched HBO’s “Flight of the Conchords”, you’ll notice that many of the scene changes are littered with these chords which gives you the feel