Category Archives: chords

My Secret Easy Power Chord Song

Just got into the electric guitar? Excited about that new gain switch? Looking to get started playing powerchords? This song is perfect for YOU!

Breakdown by Tom Petty is simple in it’s rhythm and therefore perfect for guitar players looking to get some more rock into their playing. Have fun!

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Bittersweet Symphony Ukulele Lesson

Fun and Easy Ukulele Riffs 2
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2 Tasty Major Pentatonic Licks

In my book 50 Blues Rock Licks https://mccormickguitarlessons.com/50-blues-rock-licks-for-the-guitar/
I included a few licks that sound particularly sweet in a major key. In this video, I break down those licks and how to use them properly.

Enjoy these tasty major pentatonic guitar licks and be sure to try them out on a major backtrack!

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Sus Chords 101 | Guitar Lesson

If sus aka suspended chords are a mystery to you as a guitar player, then fret no more (pun intended). Suspended chords are not difficult to understand nor play so with this video, a little patience and practice, you’ll be mastering them in no time and creating a magical sound that can only be achieved by the suspended chord.

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Brown Eyed Girl | Ukulele Lesson

Brown Eyed Girl is a simple and sweet song with only a few chords but has a pretty tricky lead intro due to the use of double-stops. Take your time and this Van Morrison classic will be all yours!

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How to Write a Hit Song (in Less Than 7 Minutes)

This is a video heavily based on music theory principles.

To fully understand this video, you should know basic theory.

Notes in music: A A# B C C# D D# E F F# G G#
Major Scale Formula: W W H W W W H
C Major Scale: C D E F G A B C
C Major Scale Chords: C Dm Em F G Am Bdim

Here is a great resource I use often for teaching my students basic music theory: http://www.guitar-chords.org.uk/chords-key-c.html

To understand how I was playing the chords and choosing strum patterns, look into my eBook How To Play Any Song on Guitar here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01BCOGXJY/ref=cm_sw_su_dp

 

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