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In this lesson we'll show you the chorus of the song. This lesson also covers how to play the introduction to the song.

This is a good example of how to use chord accents and sparse playing. These techniques are a great way to let the singer shine in a live or recording situation. Done correctly, the guitar shines too!

The chorus can be divided into two distinct parts. In the first portion you will play 2 beats of 1/8 note triplets on the open D string, then an upper voicing of the D minor chord. This phrase finishes with single notes A to Bb, then F and E.

In the second part of the chorus, things change to be more sparse and powerful in the accenting of the chords. You'll sustain on the root notes for the first two beats of the bar, then play the upper part of the chord on the last two beats. Nice and punchy and powerful, on the E minor, A5, and G5! The last bar is just single notes: two beats on the Bb, and then the A to C passing tones.
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