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I-IV A Major
This chord progression is based off of the first chord and the fourth chord in the key of A. If you look at the notes in an A major scale you have A B C# D E F# G# A. Build a chord from the first note and the fourth note in the scale. You get and A chord (A C# E) and an D chord (D F# A). That is the first two chords in the progression.
The next part are the same two chords except changing both of them to minor. So then you get A minor (A C E) and D minor (D F A).That is the idea with this progression. The I and IV chord and then the I minor chord and the IV minor chord. Strum one measure of eighth notes on each chord with alternate picking.
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