(PRWEB) August 07, 2014
“Once you know some basic chords you can play a lot of songs,” says Johnson. Demonstrates how to play the song Lola by the Kinks and says that the chords you will need for this song are: E, which consists of the open 6th string, 5th string 2nd fret with 2nd finger 4th string 2nd fret with 3rd finger 3rd string first fret with first finger and open 2nd and first strings, A, which consists of open 5th string and baring your first finger across the 2nd fret of the 4th, 3rd and 2nd strings and open first string and D which consists of the 4th string open, 2nd fret of the 3rd string with first finger, 3rd fret of the 2nd string with 3rd finger and 2nd fret of the first string with 2nd finger. “We're not going to go through the whole song, but the first part uses only these three chords,” says Johnson. Claude demonstrates how to play the song as follows: two bars of the E followed by A, D, E, A and Claude says that it is counted as half notes and strummed on the 1 & 3 and then down, up, down, up, up, down, up counted as 1, &, 2, &, 3, 4, &. Complete chord charts and guitar tabs are available for this easy beginner guitar lesson at GuitarControl.com.
Claude Johnson, a native of Philadelphia PA, began playing guitar in 1990 after being inspired by players like Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, and Stevie Ray Vaughn. He is the creator of GuitarControl.com and has helped 1000s of people to learn to play the guitar with his critically acclaimed instructional DVD courses, all available at GuitarControl.com.
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