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Two New Chords – E & Am – Lesson 13

Ed Seith

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    I’d never heard of only playing the little strings on the up strum. I can guess why you’d do that, but what is the musical reasoning behind the technique?
    A lot of reggae guitar is like this - no real downstroke and an upstroke that predominantly hits the treble strings only.
     
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    Little Laguna05

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    I kinda find it rather hard to slide my fingers down from E to Am. Any one has the same issue?
    I do, but I guess it takes time, does there have to be a exact form to play chords, I have said before I am always self conscious about my posture and how my wrist are supposed to be, for some reason I cannot keep them straight without my fingers hitting other strings, any suggestions
     
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