Chord Clinic: Powerchords – Two note tricks

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Remove the third from your chords and you get the appropriately named powerchord, a staple of rock, punk and pop music. Rod Fogg shows you how to beef up your playing using only two notes…  Previous Chord Clinics have tended to concentrate on adding notes to chords (such as sevenths, ninths and elevenths) or altering the notes in a chord (such as More...

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