Sweet Home Alabama: Chords

In this lesson I'll show you the chords you'll need to know to play this song. We're using what I call "double-top" chords here, where we keep our fingers in the same place on the top 2 strings.

We have just 3 chords here: D, C, and G. Easy!

One thing my students often is ask what note to play in the bass. The norm - unless instructed otherwise by the music notation - is to play the root (or tonic) in the bass. So, our D chord has D in the bass, our C chord has C in the bass, and G has G in the bass.
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