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A Guide to the Guitar with the 'most useful ehorde in, every key. Hints on buying, siJ'inging, ca:re asui repair of the inst~"ument, Standard, Dixieland, Blues and Rock cuord. progressions. T'rouble shooting. Easy-fa-read . Amsco Publishing





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4 / AU About the Guitar 101I Care of the Instrument 13/ Chord. Diagrams, 33 / Dixieland Chord Progressions 12 / Guitar Tuning 46 / Rock Chord Progressions 40 / Some Standard Chord Progressions 41 / Some Standard Chord Progressions 42/ Some Standard Chord. Progressions 43/ Some Standard Chord. Progressions 44/ Some Standard Chord Progressions 45/ Some Standard Chord Progressions 9 / Stringing II/Trouble Shooting 8 / What to Check for 5/ Where to Buy a Guitar

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If you're interested in playing classical style. but worth a try)'. steel string folk" orchestraU ("F" hole) . new instruments-usually of inferior qll'lllity-which . Clas~ieal. the first problem you'll run into in learning to play the guitar wiUbe buying one.they b. And they can all be "electri'tied"-that is" they can be made into electric gu:ihl.... bulletin boards (especially in colleges). Some music stores handle used as well as new guitar.he pawn shops in a big' citYandi come across a great buy in a. . There are several difi'er.s.. it's requisite that you take someone along with you who l'eally knows guitars. This i. acoustical electric.erce to Boy a Guiltal' A N 8'1lJ Guitar'. the following categories: classical. get an educated opinion. Many pawn shops no. music teacher 01' a musical friend and.:up'" which plugs into an amplifier. Just be sure the store gives you a guarantee and the option to return or exchange the instrument for another in ease youfind it unsuitable.'ultar Most likely. spend.o. to.wn adding a "'pick. Other places.'h-~' _-oluttJJe AI'}A~' b I I GC-' • ~. Your best bet is a reputable mu- sic store or a department store" if you don't know much about guitars. the. And here.ent ~ypes of guitars to choose from as wen as many dHfer. and solid body eJlectrk. and pawn shops. check are: classified ads in newspapers.FlamencO'. and sometimes yon can get a good price on it..ers have become more sephisttcatad alb.ut the value of used guita['s since the folk and rock 'n' roU "booms"andt_lle soaring popuJarity of thegu:itar. 5 .sn't.ang in. case anymore. pa. the window with "Sale" aigns all over them. but this is becoming increasiuglyrare.. you can show the guitar to a. thrift shops (not usuallya good source." What Type of Ouitar to Buy The type of guitar you buy depends mainly on what kind of music you're most interested in playing and on how much money you have to.!. Its eharae"It was once possible to make the rounds of t. used guitar.guitBlI's mentioned above are known as acoustic guitars. a. Guitars fall into. qualitdes.ent makes and. then this is the only guItar for you. deal it. U All th(l. Wh. nylon string folk. That way.A Used Guitar'. Pawn shop deal. Here's some information you'll find useful on where to go and how to select your guitar. It's still possible' to come across a good guitar in. You can often get an excellent buy on a used guitar" but generally it's more risky than buying a new one.

ets on the finger board.. and are made of wood.. Goya. and the change ofelimate often produces eraeks or w.. a rhythmic pattern with one finger while the other fingers . flat t~p.One other way 'of reeognizing a Fla----. or Ramirez can cost anywhere f'rom$250 to $1000. They're rcund-hcle guitars with a flat top and. The neck is longer and narrower than .rs. violin peg's. Nylon string folk. twelve fr.nd Favllla are weUknown for their folkguita. Unlike the claaaical gUItar. and nylon strings. which causes the bridge' to lift off the top and the seams to separ:ate . although they also. than steel.. the bluegrass. . but are lighter In eonstruetion. most of which. and Tatay. It"e true that these are mainly factory produced and don't have the craftsmanship ofhandmadeguitars (although some of the work. meneo guitar is by the old-fashioned straight friction tunwng peg. But a guita.. in mass-producing factories is also done by hand). that produces the sharp.. Many guitar maaufacturers have been combining the .. These!are similacr to the classleal guitars. South America and Italy.. and often have a slightly narrower'~ picking styles Qf folk music.rrnade by such craftsmen as Velasquez. are excellent for accompaniment but prefer a soft. style). or others who like to play folk. which start... The least expensive are the cheap guitars imported from Spain. to protect thefaee of the instrument and allow theplayer to tap. and the tone is often more mellow and easy to produce. No. make expensive classical models. Oibaen.s. They are. Beginning students of Folk Guitar usually like classical guitars because the nylon strings are easier on the fingers. glued bridge. g.qualities of the classical and steel string guitars for the benefit of ~earning folk guitarists. tunwngpegs perpendieu1ar to the fingerboard. Mexico..enerally heavier (and more durable) than classical guitars. quiet tone. in this country. Some names to look fOil' are. often used rather than the geared type.".J teristics are: round hole. Classical guitars vary greatly in quality andprice.. Flamenco. are strumming . brittle sound used In traditional 'spanish dance music.~ight 'construction. wide neck" slotted peghead. Favilla... Companies such as Goyaa. Latin American music and even jazz (mosUy Rosa. They're also popular for playing some types of folk songs. Steel string folk. mellow. similar to.. usuaUy made of white or clear pbu~tic. usuS:UY. Martin. They start at about $100. There's also a tendency for tbeglued surfaces to come apart.• ----- ~:::1D~r--. One problem with these instruments is that they're frequently made with wood that hasn't been thoroughly dried. This is the guitar for you if you're interested in. They range wnprice from $75. There are many medium-priced class~caIguitaris made in this eountrv.. Flamenco guitars have a "tap plate.arping. to $250.a fourteen-fret fingerboard. at about $20.

they're used. although some people use their bare fingers. This guitar isn't used much these days. and the wound bass strings are Ught steel wound around a silk core. The body is a solid piece of wood. The type you use WIn depend on your guitar. Martin and Bruno. It has a very quiet but solid tone and was at one time used f'orplay:ing jazz. the pressure of fihe steel strings can warp the neck or do other damage to the instrument. such as those made in this country thirty odd years ago by such companies as Washburn. crisp sound of the steel string. Medium guage are more for als-around playing and are the most popular. Unfortunately. would be higher. but makes it easy to finger . and tbe kind of sound you're after. Light and extra light strings are often used by guitarists who like steel strings but wanta soft.that on the classical guitar and usually is supported by a steel rod that runs through the length of it. Solid body elect1'ic. bassy sound. A poorly made guitar will often have a high action. the principal jazz guitar used today. by guitarists who own a steel string guitar of light construction.. Or. Also.atpick (plectrum) or fingerpieks. It ean't be played without electricity and an amplifier. sometimeaealled acoustical eleetries. especially rhythm. it is important that you get a fairly good one .. Many of the "F" hole guitars have been converted to electric guitars. Many people also like the silk and steel string. two"F" shaped holes (Hkea vioHn or cello). your hand strength. perpendicular to it. So it is worth spending more money and getting an instrument that you can really enjoy.. good for playing rhythm guitar with a group. Tbe steel string guitar has a sharp. with bands and orchestras. and extra light. easy action (and not too much volume) . medium. ("F" hole}. twangy tone and usually is played with either afl.esses-c-heavy. and it becomes dun within three or four weeks. This guitar was developed for rock 'n' ron and is being used almost exclusively in that field. Its characteristics are an arched top. and a slightly rounded fingerboard . The heavy-guage strings have a loud. light. Gibson. Orchestra. The treble strings are a. such as Martin.(rather than slotted) with the shaft of the tuning peg coming up out of the peghead. This combination gives. The peghead is solid . and with steel strings. A fairly good steel string guitar would probably start at about $75.. Steel strings come in differentguages or thkkn. Iight-guage steel. 7 . this can make the guitar especrally difficult to play. but a respected name. or Guild. If you are buying a steel-string guitar. the string the sharp. the silk and steel string tends to lose its tone more qui'cldy than either steel or nylon. unless the neck is reinforced.

cy of the frets which are placed with mathematical precision.The most famous name in electrie guitars of this type Is Fender. What Details to Cheek F:or Action. Vari8 . But a low actiontoo small a distance. It can have one.m. As with . The action of a guitar is the distance between the string and the fingerboard.hollowed out just enough to house the eleetronie components and the body is cut .95 (not recommended) and some for $600. and several dials thatcontrol the volume and tone of' the instrument.etc:h" and Guild. usually with smooth. Anyone with a musieal ear win be able to tell if they're off even the slightest bit. the body usually is sma. "Hat-wound" bass strings. are also wen-known and have excellentreputations. There are many in between . I have seen some seIling for $12. to eliminate any noise when the fingers slide from one position to another. Frets. guitar is based on the accura. slender.. with the strings never more than 1h of an inch from the fingerboard.ay cause the string. too' great a distanee=-makes Us difficult to press the strings down. solid-body eleetries can be very cheap or very expensive.any other type of guitar. A good gUital' should have a fairly even action from one end of the fingerboard to the other. A high aetion-that is. 'Gr. two or three "pick-ups" -mIcrophones that pick up thevibrations from the strings.lIcompared to the acoustic guitar. and the neck is quite. The _pit-eh of the. but Gibs(ln. Also.away so that your left hand can reach the uppermost frets on the neck. .s to buzz and the tone to be' impaired. Steel strings are always used onelectric guitars..

Make sure your guitar is perfectly in tune. The unwound treble strings have a tendency to s. Play an open string and listen carefully to its pitch. you']] notice that the strings on your guitar are showing signs of wear. The string Is fixed at one end to the bridge or tailpiece and wrapped around the movable tuning peg on the other. This note should be exactly one octave higher than the ftrst.enthough it's in tune when placed in the open positions.ous defects can be responsible for the frets being out of tune: improperplaoement. Listen carefully to each string. If the chord sounds out of tune at any point. But there are differences in the way you string the steel and the nylon string guitar. An stringed instruments are based on the same principle. The guitar might not sound "true" at all the frets. or an inaccurately placed bridge. To prevent this. Steel strings are made with a "ball end. warped neck. a. it will sound out of tune when fretted up the neck. Most guitars come with plastic or tortoise shell piekguards to protect the finish from being scratched. and steel strings develop." a small metal piece that catches in the bridge or tailpiece and holds the string fast.. But they'll break in after a few hours of pJay- 9 . with bridge pins. Nylon strings tend to fray 01' unravel. Then when it's tuned it win catch on the shaft and hold fast. usuallycountercloekwisa. wind the string on top of itself a couple of times. Then play a full six-string chord. They'll be difficult to keep in tune and win sound somewhat dull. Pickgua7"ds. If every octave is true. Steel st'1l. ev. indentations from the constant pressure of the fret . Here's another test you can try. You then put the straight end of the string through the hole in the tuning shaft and tighten the string to pitch. Leave enough slack in the string so you can wrap it around the tuning shaft at least three times when you tune it up to piteh. something is probably wrong with the frets . and fret it at each fret along the fingerboard. you can be fail'ly certain your frets are accurate. Stringmng Your Guitar After several weeks of playing. Then fret the same string on the twelfth fret and pluck it again. Wind all the strings In the same direction.ngguita. After the string is tuned. clip off the excess wire. You can check your frets in the following way.lipas they're being tuned. Steel strings tend to sound harsh and metallic at first . Repeat this procedure with each string.. If your guitar doesn't have one a guitarrepairman ean put one on for you. that fit in the hole over the string.'s have either a tailpiece or a bridge with small round holes going through it and into the body of the guitar. that is.

the string has to be tied on since it doesn't have a "ball end. One way to get around this is to stretch the strings yourself after tuning them.nt of climate change.tion ma. flexible. It's this end that's wrapped around the bridge. • Avoid drastic changes in temperature and humidity. Caring For Your Gu:itar The better the care you give a guitar. steam pipes." You'll find one end of the wound nylon string to be more.y occur as a result of drastic changes. Do this by pulling the string out slowly but firmly several times at different places along its length.Although a well-made instrument can take a. Now bring the flexible end of the string forward over the top of the bridge and under the string as it comes out of the hole in front. so ordinarily you must retune them frequently for a few days after you put them on. the longer it will last-and the better it wHI sound. certam amou.. warping orglue~sepan. rather than down into the top of the guitar. Then bring the long end through the bole in the tuning shaft and twist it around itself as described 10 in the above section on steel strings. First put the stiff end of the string through the rear hole of the bridge and pull it through until the flexible end is at the bridge. then retune the and sound more mellow and pleasant. cracking. and other' sources of heat in the house. drop in pitch after each stretching. .e ready to tune the string.. since its more loosely wound than the rest. Keep doing this until there is almost no. The holes in the bddge run parallel to the direction of the string. Now you'r. So here are some tips on how to treat your guitar . Leave at least two inches of slack at the bridge end. Nylon strings stretch a lot.7'S are a little more complicated to string than steel because of the type of bridge used on most clasaical guitars. Nylon st7'ing gUitU. . Also. Loop this short end back over the bddge and around the string two or three times in the space between the string and the bridge and puU the long end to tighten the loop around the bridge. Don't leave it out in the sun or In the cold for any length of time. Keep your guitar away from radiators.

too. it might get sat on.slightly dampened cloth most of the time.1' playa« bility. 11 . This helps preserve the life of the string. If you tune it too high it might result in a warped neck ora loosened close to the ft'et as you can get without actually touching it. This will avert aeeidents. or tuning fork.e' 0'1' the nut. and if you leave it lying around on a chair. since a. Or the knob might become damaged in some way .• Clean the face of the guitar from time to time. or from a blow to the thin top or back. • Have cracks repaired immediately. • The bridge or nut might need adj:usting. Trouble Shooting There are many reasons why you might get string buzz on your guitar. pitchpipe. This eau es them to vibrate tao. pitch. to wipe off the fretboard every time you finish pbl. Some you can handle yourself and some will make it necessary to.ard. • There may be a warp or "hump" in tbe neck. bring the Instrument to a repairman. You can do the job with a . film of dirt and perspiration usually develops. • The strings may not be tuned up to. A repairman ean eacsily file or replace the fret wire in this ease . Here's a list of the most common causes of string buzz and what to do about them: • You may be fretting the string improperly. but a goodrepairman can stralighten a warped fingerboard. An experienced repairman can fix it without 'any damage to its tone 0. Otherwise they'll get larger and might lead to other damage. • Replace tuning pegs when neeessary. You can correct this either by raising the bddg. since perspiration can corrode the metal strings. Your finger' should be pressing the string firmly to the fingerbo. sofa or bed. Pegs can be purchased easily in any large music center. This Isn't easy to correct. causing them to slip. Remember. either from a change In temperature which causes the wood to expand or contract. • Keep your guitar In its case when it's not in use. Cheek it occasionally with a piano.y1ng. • Keep your guitar tuned to standard pitch. thegears on the tuning pegs might wear out. After a few years.. but once in a while use some guitar polish to clean the wood thoroughly and give it a high luster. A eraeked guitar' isn't a very serious matter ~f you take care of it at once. If you leave it leaning against a wan it might get kicked ever. widely and hit the fingerboard. Most likely you'll need to take this job toa repairman. on it andean eventually become ingrained in the finish. Even the finest guitars can eraek. or by adiusting the truss rod in a steel string guitar.. • The action may be tDO low. • One or more of the frets might be too high.

After completing thi . After completing this press down on the D . +---+---+---+--l E String. as we just explained it. tune it and the next tring (the open E String-a-the thinnest string) to ound alike. After completing this pre down on the G String just behind the fourth fret. In tuning one string in relation to another. that i . tune the E tring (the heavie one 0 that it vibrates easily. tune it and the next string (the open A String) toound alike.umng GUI'·t' ar Tu Ii There are several ways of tuning the Guitar. To tune thi way.. You are now producing the tone A. the local music shop has guitar pitehpipe .pres down on the A String ju t behind the fifth fret. tune it and the next string (the open G String) to sound alike.string just behind the fifth fret. f-------+-----+O--+---+--l --+---t---+---\._~__ ~ __ ~ __ -L ~-{ 12 . They are inexpensive and by blowing into each hole you have the exact note for each string . Lastly. the electric organ. After completing thi . tune it and the next tring (the open D String) to sound alike. Now press down the E String just behind the filth ESmng G Strin __ B String. Tuning can be done easily by following the diagram below and tuning each string in turn as hown. While pre sing the D String a instructed. Tuning is difficult unle you press the tring n at' the fret to get a good clear sound. You are now producing the tone B. You are now producing the tone D. While pre ing the A String as instructed. While pre sing the B String as instructed. piano or harp. You are now producing the tone . If you're playing in a band then the guitar must be tuned to the instrument that cannot be readily tuned. While pre ing the G String as in tructed.. press down on the B String just behind the fifth fret. Ist String 2nd String 3rd String 4th String 5th String 6th String MiddleC If you're a solei t then it really doesn't make any difference if the note you play are actual concert notes. tune it and the next string (the open B String) to sound alike. Re-tuning is often nece aryand after a little practiceeasy to accompli h. D String __ +-__ +-__ t--__ A Strlng__-'__ (Heaviest) ----~--~~--~----~----_r+-\ fret. doe no buzz yet i not too taut.E. a long as each note i tuned in relation to the other on the guitar. You are now producing the tone G. While pressing the E String as in tructed. you can also use the piano to get your first (or any) note as the ba is of tuning.

x 6 S 4 3 2 1 An x next to a string indicates that the string is not picked lOr strummed by the right hand . three different positions. (It is sometimes necessary to block out. or a map. and in.aph to aid the beginning guitarist. and your fourth finger can touch the first string. accompanied by a.Chord Diagrams The chord diagram is a picture. a string that you do not want to sound.. For instance. your second finger (left hand) can easily touch the fifth string. so as to stop it from vibrating. in a vertioal position. when playing the A9 chord. The first chord. and the first string (the thinnest) on the right. of the guital' fingerboard. the sixth.. This is done by touching that string rightly. Therefore. thereby silencing those strings). Six vertical lines represent the six strings. the following pages we have diagrammed the most useful guitar chords in every key. horizontal lines represent the frets. Dr fretted. Circles indicate the place at which the string is stopped. that string is played ()pen.. On. or damp. Each diagrarn is drawn as if the guitar were facing you. If there is no mark on the string. widely used position. and the shorter. is the simplest and most playing the same chord. is on the left.photogr. The other positions diagrammed are two of the many other ways of 13 . or bass string. and is not fretted or damped by the left hand.and the number within the circle indicates the finger of the left hand to be used .

Key of A A ' 5 ' '9 Am 5 Am7 5 x 14 .

x 7 Am6 Amaj? x x II x .

Key of A#/Bb A#/Bb xx xx xx 6 • A#m/Bbm xx xx x 9 16 .

... ~ xx xx xx I ._X ....xx x x I I x x 8 A#maj7/Bbmaj7x. I I 17 ..

Key of B B xx 7 I I xx Bm xx xx xx x x 18 .

xx 7 x 9 x Bm6 xx x 7 '9 x xx xx x x xx xx 1'9 .

Key of C C x 8 C7 8 em xx xx 20 .

aJ7 r-----. xx 1 I x x xx . I' I xx I ! 21 .x xx x xx xx 8 x Cm.

Key of C#/Db C#/Db x x 9 9 I I x x 5 xx 9 22 .

x x x .x xx xx x xx x x xx .x x 23 .

._y . 7 m x i tt I I .Key of D D x x x x Dm x x D ... ' x 5 24 .

x x ! I 25 .x I I I I x x 10 x Dmaj7 x x .

Key of D# fEb D#/Eb x 6 xx xx x x xx 6 xx D:tm7/Ebm7 xx xx 26 .

x x xx x 6 ( xx 6 t ( ( ( D#9/Eb 9 ~ I x x xx ( ( 27 ( ( .

.... ..°ey of E E I . 0 .. I I 7 Em x 7 Em 7 .. ~ I .. x 28 .

5 9 x 7 4 6 7 29 .

Ke ofF F 5 x Fro xx 8 30 .

.. x x x x 5 x xx 7 x x 8 xx 31 .x x x .

II I I I F#?lGb7 xx xx F#m/Gbm xx xx ! I I x x 32 .ey of F#/Gb F#/Gb xx 6 x X II .

xx I x x xx x x . I I I' x x x xx 8' x xx 9~ i I 33 . .

e: _I .G 7 x I I Gm xx I I xx Gm7 xx -- xx I Jt . =:: 1-" I 1 I 34 .

x fJ 0 I ! I I 5 xx x x Gmaj7 xx x x x I I x x x 35 .

ef G#/Ab G#lAh x G:#YAb7 4 xx I ! I xx I I xx xx .

x 1 x I _I xx I x I ! I x I I x .. I I I I I .-• I I XX II x x I I 37 ....0 I •.

C#-lDb-:. G- x x x B.F#-/Gb- A:#-IBb-.( -) or (dim.. A-.D#-/Eb-.) after the chord letter.D-.Diminished 'Chords The Diminshed Chords are indicated by .C-.. E-:.F-G#-/Ab- x x 38 . They are named after any note of the chord.

Augmented Chords The A ugmented Chords are indica ted by (+ ) or (Aug).A+. E+.0 I : i « '.D!b+/C#+ xx ··X x X xx G+. C+. after the chord Jetter. Eb+ID~+ x X X xx . 39 .B+. They are named after any note of the chord.G#+/Ab+ x X x x X F+.

and it would be e ·ceHent practice to substitute other positions of the chord when doing the exercise. are widely used. The chords have been grouped according to the eight most useful chords in each key.'ChordProgressions The following chord progressions. to be played as exercises.I II F#m Bm 11//1///1 40 I/ / / I I/ F#m I / . Any position of the chord can be used. and have been diagrammed at the top of the page for easy reference.I . Key of A A x D F#m Bm x C~7 x A D A E7 A D E7 A I I I I .I I I / / / / I I / I / II A A7 D B7 E7 A 1// / / / I I / / / / I / / . and can be found in many ongs. however.jJ .I II A I I I I II / / I F~m Bm III/I C#7 E7 I I / .

x c Chord Progressions Key ofC x xx F G' Am x Dm x D1 iii C F G7 C F G7 C ////1////1////11////11./11////1////1////11 Am Om E7 Am //1/1////1/1/1 '1////11 41 . C Am Dm G7 C Am Dm G7 C /1//1///11111/1////11 C' E7 F D7 G7 C 1/.

/ I II / I F#7 / / I / / / I II Bm ./ / / / II ./ .11//1 11//// III D F#7 G E7 A7 D .1 .I ./ / / / I: ./ ./ / III Bm F#7 Em Em Bm / 42 .I I ./ .I / I II ./ I I ./ / / ./ II / I I I III D Bm G A7 ///111/1/ .I / .x I x I I Chord Progressions Key of D G A7 I ! Bm Em F#7 I I D D'l' G D A'l D / / / / I / .

/ ./ / / I / II / / / F#7 87 I I ./ / I/ / / / C~m Ii A A F#'1 B7 ./ I A / II B7 A E.ey of E./ / E ./ / E' E II I E / G#7 ./ ./ II E . A / ./ / I II C~m F#m G#7 C#m 1///1/1//1////1//// III .E7 / / . E A C#m F#m E / .Cbord Progressions K./ I I/ / / / I B'i' / ./ / / I / I .

/ I I I I / I I II I I I I II C7 F I / / II F Dm Gm C7 F Dm C7 F // / 11/ / / / 11/ I /1/ / / / II F A7 Dm G7 C7 Bb F 1///1////11 / / / / il / / / / II Dm Gm Dm A7 Dm Gm A7 1/ 44 /.Chord Progressions Key of F F xx Bb x x Dm xx Gm F Bb C7 F ./ Bb ./ 1/ / / /1/ / / / / / Dm / / II .

Chord Progressions K'eY of G G I~ c x I ' Em Am x G I I I I II// C / I/ D7 / / / I/ G / / / III I~ G E.I / / / / / I// D'l G / .I .I / G I~ / II G B'l Em II C ./ / II 45 .I D'1 ./ / ./ G B7 I ./ .I I/ / / ./ I / .I II I~ Em Am I ./ .I / ./ I Em B7 / I ./ Em / .m I / / / I/ I / I Am D7 II I I I A7 G Em Am .

//1/.1 I /11 / 11 Dm 1 / / 11/./ G /1/./ /11 46 .12-Bar Blues Progression / E / / / ~/ A7 / / / I/ E / / / E7 / / / / I M / / / / I/ / / / I/ E / / / 1// / / I B'l / / / / I/ A'l / / / I/ E E7 / / A Am / E / B7 / / ~ II' Dixieland Progression G B7 / / / / / / / / I/ E7 / / / / / / / I A7 / / / / I/ D7 / / / I/ G / C7 / / I/ G I / / II Rock 'n Roll Progression C / / I I/ / I I/ Am / / I/ / / Dm I I I I/ / / I/ G / I I/ / / I/ C / / I/ / / Am .

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