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Boom Chick Strumming #2


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Key of A:


1 4 5

D is the 4 chord in the key of A, also known as the subdominant chord. In this lesson we will cover the boom chick strumming pattern for this chord.

I hope you've been counting along, and are starting to get the hang of this now. Remember when we count a number we pick the string, when you hear the word "and" you strum the other strings.

Again this is using only downstrokes with the pick, here is the pattern for the D chord. On 1 you pick the 4th (D) string, on "and" you move the pick across the bottom 3 strings. On 2 you pick the 5th (A) string, on "and" move the pick across the bottom 4 strings.

If you happen to hit the wrong string, don't worry about it. As I said before it will take some getting used to, but you'll get it.
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