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I-IV G Major
This chord progression is based off of the first chord and the fourth chord in the key of G. If you look at the notes in an G major scale you have G A B C D E F# G. Build a chord from the first note and the fourth note in the scale. You get and G chord (G B D) and an C chord (C E G). 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 G minor (G Bb D) and C minor (C Eb G). 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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