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Open Chord Progression G C Am D
This four chord strumming pattern is based off of a common eighth note strumming pattern. Begin the progression with a G chord and strum down, up, down, up, up, down, up. Notice that beat three is not strummed but held from the previous beat. This is called a tie. A tied note is where the first note is struck and held for the duration of both notes.
After the G chord is played, the progression changes to the C chord with the same rhythm. Then an A minor chord and a D chords are both played with the same rhythm.
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