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Real Guitar Live #28 | Most Common Chord Progression

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​ December 2019 RGS Live Q & AHave you heard of the term common chord progressions? These are progressions that are used all the time in songs. They’re not genre specific and they can be played in any key. There are a few of these common chord progressions, but we’ll talk about one in particular. There’s a really funny (and insightful!) song by Axis of Awesome...

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Real Guitar Live #27 | Introduction to the CAGED system

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In this episode Tomas and Aimee give an introduction to the CAGED system. This is a system to describe how the guitar fretboard is organized. The letters C - A - G - E - D are used to label the 5 different chord shapes that allow you to play a chord in 5 different places on the guitar.They show you some examples of the many ways to play chords all over the neck…...

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Real Guitar Live #26 | Care And Feeding of Your Acoustic Guitar

Real Guitar Live #26 | Care And Feeding of Your Acoustic Guitar

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If you're pressed for time just choose the questions that are most interest to you. You can skip to the time in the video indicated by the timestamp at the beginning of each question.[1:37] How often do I need to change the strings? [3:05] How can I tell if a string needs to be changed? [6:39] How do you string the different types of guitars (acoustic...

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Real Guitar Live #24 | “Key Change” Workshop

Real Guitar Live #24 | “Key Change” Workshop

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This month we do a deep-dive into why and how to change the key of a song on the guitar. Questions Answered: [24:19] Song is too high. How do I lower the key?[24:26] How can I tell which is the correct key for the singer? [24:33] What is the slash mean… such as C/E. How do I apply this to a Uke? [29:15] Many people want to record themselves. A simple...

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