Want to learn how to play chords

Discussion in 'Beginner's Q&A Forum' started by satbirminhas, Jun 4, 2006.

  1. satbirminhas

    satbirminhas New Member

    hey all........ i'm new to IGT. i want to learn how to play chords...... i can play the tabs if i have them in front of me...... i even know the basic chords...... but i don't have any idea about the patterns..... i mean strumming pattern n all that stuff....... it'd be great to hear from u guys
  2. ambush

    ambush _RASTA_man_

    Just come up with a simple strumming pattern
    and practice diff chord progressions like G C D or Am C G......
    Practice similar progressions for 2 or 3 weeks
    Then pick out some simple song and try playing the chords for them
  3. manas_5000

    manas_5000 New Member

    I hope this helps

    Honestly...I'm a newbie too..but i used this book called "Learn to play the guitar" they have provided a few simple songs with notations for appropriate chords...they help a lot ...you'll get used to shifting between chords in no time...(the book has 5 parts...since u know the basics I'd recommend book 4)
  4. RoMeO_Gguru

    RoMeO_Gguru .::idiotic crybaby::.

    hey this id i've heard this before ohh yes a viagra name :)
  5. vini

    vini Repeat Offender

    u cant possibly read sumthing and next day u get up and start strumming perfectly...it comes with some experimentation, practice and then lot more naturally!!...if sum1 tells u strumming patterns..that wouldnt be of much help either coz u cant get the timing of it that way

    here are some threads created to seek help wid strumming u can have a look>>

    listen to the song..play along wid it!!..after sumtime of practice u'd be able to make out the pattern on ur own!!..then as ambush said..choose a range of family chords and strum them, they way u know!!..it would come naturally to u!!...but remember...u need to dedicate sometime n practice wid patience!!

    wasnt expecting any better reply from u!

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