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Common Chord Progressions for Guitarists

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What Are Common Chord Progressions? ​​Video Transcript And Relevant Links: Hey there! We're going to talk about common chord patterns, specifically for guitarists. When I first learned about common chord patterns, it gave me a huge boost in my ability to learn songs faster. It really helped my songwriting abilities. These days I find this to be a great tool for...

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The Fabulous Key Change Chord Chart

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Download the fabulous Key Change Chord ChartTranscription:In this lesson, I’m going to explain how to use my Key Change Chord Chart. You may want to change the key of the song for two main reasons:To make it easier to sing for yourself or another vocalist (moving the key up or down), orTo make the song easier to play by playing chords that you find more...

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How to Change Keys on Guitar

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Video Transcript And Relevant Links: One very practical skills for guitar players is to be able to change keys. This is especially helpful if you want to play guitar and sing. Oh, if you're playing guitar for somebody else you're singing that's because certain keys are better for the singer than others. Also, there are some things when you're playing they just work...

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What Does the “Key” of a Song Mean?

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Video Transcript And Relevant Links: Hi I'm Tomas from Real Guitar. Let's talk a little bit about what it means to be in a ​Key in ​Music and why that's important.   First I'm gonna explain just a little bit of music theory. Now nothing complicated so don't worry and it's nothing you really have to memorize or anything but they will help this explanation go a...

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How to Memorize Notes on the Guitar Fretboard

How to Memorize Notes on the Guitar Fretboard

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Knowing the notes on the guitar fretboard are will help you in several different ways. It’ll help you with learning bar chords, learn songs, techniques, and generally get around the guitar fretboard more easily.I’m going to show you several techniques for easily identifying the notes on the neck. Then I’ll give you an exercise to help you memorize them easily in...

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