Now its time to chuck in some chords.

Now you are locked in to your home fret, you can play some chords as well as notes. 

The first go-to chord is the minor 7th on your home fret. 

Why this chord?

This is the natural first chord to try with this method for two reasons.

  1. your hand naturally rests over it at the home fret
  2. it has a high chance of being the root / main chord of the song you are playing along to. This is because it sounds great for both major and minor keys which the majority of songs are written in. 

 min72

Tip: if the song is in a major key, try adding this note with your little finger here. It changes the min7 (six chord) to the relative major (one chord):

 min7tomajor2

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