FIVE GREAT SONGS USING FIVE SIMPLE CHORDS

Guitar Lessons


The Chords

Let's begin by outlining the five chord shapes that we will use for each song. Remember, these will be moved into different places on the fretboard, depending on where the capo needs to be placed. You can find that information below.


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The Songs

Below you will find the list of the songs we cover in the video, as well as their rhythm patterns & the capo position on the neck. If you would like the tab, please go ahead and follow the link below.

Hallelujah (Jeff Buckley)

The capo needs to be on the 5th fret. Then you can use the following strumming pattern.


Say Something (Justin Timberlake)

The capo needs to be on the 3rd fret. Then you can use the following strumming pattern.


Save Tonight (Eagle Eye Cherry)

The capo needs to be on the 5th fret. Then you can use the following strumming pattern.


Knockin' On Heavens Door (Bob Dylan)

There is no capo on this song. You can use the following strumming pattern.


Let It Be (The Beatles)

The capo needs to be on the 5th fret. Then you can use the following strumming pattern.


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