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pearlthekat
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Not sure where to post this. Looking for some easy power chord songs to learn. any suggestions?


   
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Ignar Hillström
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Almost every song. Just dump all unwanted notes.


   
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A lot of Black Sabbath songs are simple...Paranoid, Iron Man, etc.. As well as MANY songs from that era (1970's-80's).


   
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Here is one I posted earlier https://www.guitarnoise.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=23923

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matteo
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to get you started i suggest you to try "Stand by me" played with power chords like in John Lennon's version

Chord changes goes like this:

A 2 measures
F# 2 measures
D 1 measure
E 1 measure

and repeat in loop

rhythm patterns: straight eight note downstrum and trying to mute some of them

Otherwise play a 12-bar blues in E with power chords like this

E5, A5, E5 (2 measures), A5 (2 measures), E5 (2 measures), b5 (1 measure), A5, E5, B5

you could also play a song you like and re-arrange it with power-chords

Matteo


   
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JohnnyWhiteshoes
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try Tainted Love, easy song using power chords

l Gm Gm l Bb Bb l Eb Eb l Bb Cmb l

i hope u understand this all, also try a heap of ramones stuff

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Vic Lewis VL
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Paranoid - Black Sabbath - power chords don't come any easier!

http://forums.guitarnoise.com/viewtopic.php?t=22721&highlight=paranoid

:D :D :D

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Nirvana and greenday. If you want really easy power chords then tune your guitar to drop D.


   
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The easy version of Louie, Louie by the Kingsmen - A, D, E powerchords.

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srmaximo
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Louie, Louie; Twist and Shout (the Beatles); and "Wild Thing" are more or less interchangeable--just slightly different rhythms.

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Brain Stew - Green Day

D-7-7------5-5-----4-4-----1-1--2-2
A-7-7------5-5-----4-4-----1-1--2-2
E-5-5------3-3-----2-2-----3-3--0-0

Over and over and over... The ultimate grage band song. :twisted:


   
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rparker
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Wild Thing is one of those songs that just begs for distortion.

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You people make me sick! :P

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