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This guitar progression uses the guitar chords Am F and G5. The G chord uses the third inversion and starts on the D note. The notes of the G chord are G, B and D. It is important to know that it is not necessary to start on the root note of the chord. You can use any note of the chord you want to. It is also important to know that you can use a different bass note as well. We will be covering that down down the road.

Once again the notes in the key of C major are C, D, E, F, G, A and B. The sixth note of the major key is the relative minor to that key. So in this instance, the A would be the relative minor to the key of C major. You would write out the notes as follows.

A, B, C, D, E, F and G. The chords that make up the key of C major and Am are Am, B dim, C, Dm, Em, F and G. The following progression will use the chords, Am, F and G. This would be a 1, 6, 7 progression in the key of Am. The tablature below will show you how to play this progression. When you play this progression, have your fingers in position for each chord you are playing. For example, the first chord is the Am chord. You will need to lift your 1 finger for the 3rd note and place it back down for the fourth note. I use my 4 finger to play the next to last note for the G chord. If you set your wave player to repeat over, it will continue to play. You can use this progression to practice playing different chords over it to harmonize. Try strumming some chords over the progression as it is playing. Strum the Am over the Am. Play the F major 7 chord over the F chord. Play lead over this progression. Play in A minor pentatonic over this progression. Use every position of Am pentatonic. Then use A Aeolian or C major Ionian over this.

Listen to the Am F and G5 progression above.

The next progression is titled when sadness prevails.

The song uses the chords Em, C and B5.


Here's a heavier lead using the Phrygian mode.


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