G Major – D7 Chords:
The G Major and D Dominant 7th turn-around is often used in bluegrass, folk and country-western music; though it is not limited to these styles. Artists like Johnny Cash, The Indigo Girls, Bob Dylan, Green Day, The Beatles, and many, many others, have written songs in the key of G.
- To memorize the fingering for the G and D7 chords covered in this lesson.
- To learn how to move back and forth between the chords using your 3rd finger as an “anchor” finger.
- To learn how to distinguish the difference between the sound of a G Major chord and an D7 chord.
- To develop finger coordination, calluses, strength and speed.
- Play through each of the exercises and the song until you can move easily from G to D7 without missing the beat.
- Memorize the chords you’ve learned in this lesson by saying the names out-loud as you play.
Each of your practice sessions should include Warm-Up exercises, the Musical Alphabet, and Strumming the Major and Dominant 7th Chords you’ve learned. Review all the chords from previous lessons and make sure you have them memorized.
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