Daily Guitar Practice 7 A Girl Like You
To get familiar with Am, Dm, and Em chords, I will start to practice the song: A Girl Like You by Edwyn Collins. Today’s goal is to get familiar with the chord sequence and the new strumming pattern of the song.
- Finger stretch.
- Walking the notes.
- C Scale.
- Happy Birthday
- Sing a note.
Revision 1: A, D, E Chords
- All down strumming & base - down up.
Revision 2: Am, Dm, Em chords.
- New strumming pattern: Down - Down Up - Up Down -
New song: A Girl Like You by Edwyn Collins
- Capo: fret 3
Am Am Am Am Dm Dm Em Em Am Am Am Am Dm Dm Am Am
Justin’s tutorial of this song:
How to play Happy Birthday
G G A G C B G G A G D C G G G*E C B A F F E C D C
How to play Am major chord
The number on the blue circle indicates the finger: 1: index finger; 2: middle finger; 3: ring finger; 4: pinky. And the blue X means you don’t play that string(s).
Here is the guitar tab for A major chord.
How to play D major chord
Here is the guitar tab for D major chord.
How to play E major chord
Here is the guitar tab for E major chord.
This is a record of what I have learned.
Major chords: A, D, E;
Minor chords: Am, Dm, Em;
- Base - Down Up
- Down - Down Up - Up Down -
- I Walk The Line by Johnny Cash (Simplified)
- A Girl Like You by Edwyn Collins (Simplified) (Ongoing)