Day 2 - D Chord, A to D change and 'Born In The USA' by Bruce Springsteen

Hi guys, welcome to Day 2 of this Guitar Starter Course where we'll be checking out how to play the D Major chord and another easy song PLUS a new easy melody!

The song we'll be learning is 'Born In The USA' by Bruce Springsteen! We'll be covering how to play this song with just the A & the D chord, PLUS learn how to play the recognisable melody that is the main hook of the song!

Chords & tips!

The A Chord

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The D chord

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Changing between A & D

Images are extracts from Andy's Beginners Course book, available in print & as an ebook.

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Song 2 - Born In The USA by Bruce Springsteen Demo/ Play along

Once you’ve completed the lesson, watch Andy demonstrate the full song and play along using this video!

Chord sequence 

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Full chords/ lyrics sheet

Click this link to view the full chords/ lyrics sheet for this song!

What's next?

If you've successfully played along with Andy in the full demo video above, you're ready to move on to Day 3 of this Starter course where we'll be checking out a NEW chord and another easy song PLUS a new easy melody!

If you've found you struggle, you may wish to checkout Level 2 of Andy's complete Beginners Course where the A to D change, strumming, finger stretching and single note playing more in depth- see the links below.