Basic Guitar Chords: Basic Chord Progressions

In this series, we've covered the basics of guitar fingering and chording. Now that you're acclimated to the instrument and know how to form single chords, you're ready to learn how to put it all together and play songs.

This video teaches you how to progress smoothly from one chord to the next, as you would when playing a song. One common progression is from G major to C major to D major, and the instructor will show you a way to handle this transition more smoothly. Once you've mastered tran­sitions, you'll be ready to rock out, starting with Blues Traveler's "Run-Around."

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