Chord Melody

Oh My Darling (Clementine) – Chord Melody
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In this lesson we will be learning a chord melody version of Oh My Darling Clementine.  This is a great song to learn chord melody as the melody is fairly simple and just three chords are used, G, G7, and C.



Put Your Head On My Shoulder (Chord Melody)
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In this lesson we will be learning a chord melody version of Paul Anka’s Put Your Head On My Shoulder. Chord Melody is the arrangement of a song that includes both the melody and the harmony (chords).



Hey Jude by the Beatles (Chord Melody Style)
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In this lesson we will be learning a fingerstyle, chord melody version of Hey Jude by the Beatles.  This will require a lot of different chord voicings to get the melody and harmony together.  Beautiful piece of music when you get it all down!



Will the Circle Be Unbroken (Chord Melody)
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In this lesson we will be learning a chord melody version of Will The Circle Be Unbroken.  Chord melody style involves playing the chords and melody at the same time.  This can be tricky and challenging but very rewarding when accomplished.  This particular song is a great one to try this style as it is not too difficult and involves a repeating melody pattern. Chords used are just G, C, and D open chords.

Amazing Grace (Chord Melody Style)
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In this lesson we will be studying a chord melody version of Amazing Grace.  In chord melody we play both the chords and the melody requiring some more complicated chord voicings.  The version is played in the key of C

Silent Night (Chord Melody)
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In this lesson we will be learning a chord melody version of Silent Night. Chord Melody involves playing the melody and harmony together making for one complete piece. In other words “solo”. With chord melody fingerings are often very different and more complicated.

Ode To Joy (Chord Melody-Solo)
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In this lesson we will be learning the classical tune Ode To Joy in chord melody fashion.

Yesterday by The Beatles (Chord Melody Style)
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In this lesson we will be learning Yesterday in chord melody style. Chord melody style is accomplished when both the melody and chords are played at the same time.