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How to play the chords
Here’s how I play the chords:
E –––0––––0––––3––––0––––––0––––– B –––2––––0––––0––––3––––––1––––– G –––2––––0––––0––––0––––––0––––– D –––2––––2––––0––––4––––––2––––– A –––0––––2––––2––––5––––––3––––– E ––––––––0––––3––––––––––––––––– A Em G Dsus2 C
For the Dsus2, you have some other options depending on your taste. Pick one to suit you. It looks like she may play the D/A style chord:
E ––––0––––––0–––– B ––––3––––––3–––– G ––––2––––––0–––– D ––––0––––––4–––– A –––––––––––5–––– E –––––––––––5–––– Dsus2 D/A
Most of the song uses this progression:
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + A Em G Dsus2
Sometimes, she’ll swap out the E minor and play a C instead, such as:
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + A C G Dsus2
To keep it very easy, start with all down strums:
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + D D D D
If you want to take it further, add an accent to the “3” count. See my video lesson for reference.
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + D D D D >
Next, if you wish, add alternating up-strums between each down strum. Keep the accent on the 3!
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + D U D U D U D U >
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