Day 9 - 10 Day Guitar Starter Course

Hi guys, and welcome to day 9 of this 10 day guitar starter course!

Today, we're looking at how we can play a full C chord and the song example 'Hey Ya' by Outkast!

Click the ‘Chords’ icon above for the online chord sheet for 'Hey Ya' by Outkast [N.B. chord sheet says Em but it's definitely E major!]

Click ‘Songbooks’ to checkout my recommended paperback songbooks for beginners!

The chords you need

Photos & diagrams from Andy’s Beginners Course Book, available in paperback & to download now!

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Strumming suggestion

The pattern used here is the most common strumming pattern EVER - useful when we want to play 100s of songs!

Most common strumming ever

Full Hey Ya song demo/ play along!

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

4 Chord Song example - 'Hey Ya' by Outkast

Hey Ya - online chord sheet here

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 10 of this Starter course where we'll be checking out the Blues shuffle riff and a Buddy Holly song!

If you've found you struggle, you may wish to checkout The previous days in this course OR Andy's complete Beginners Course, which is a more in depth version of this starter course, links below!