Quick Guitar Lessons

Get in the mood for summer with this simple acoustic guitar fill guaranteed to brighten up your strumming. Perfect for beginners looking to add extra sparkle to their chords!

Taking a basic D major chord (open position), and a simple strumming pattern, we're going to use our little finger on the third fret of the high E string (the note G). This note is a perfect fourth relative to D, and the resulting chord is known as a suspended 4th. All you really need to know is that by playing this chord alongside the standard D major, you can produce a really bright, summery sound that adds an extra hook to your strumming.

Check out the video to hear it in action and get the strumming pattern. You can find the chords below. Have fun!

Quick Guitar Lessons

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