Three Is A Magic Number

In this beginners guitar lesson series we’re going to learn to play Three is a magic number with the two easiest chords to play on guitar; E major and A major. This is the second song in a series of ten songs with these two chords.

Originally written by Bob Dorough and covered by many artists, we’re going to play along to the Embrace version of this song.

Chord Sheet

For the chord sheet, click the 'Chords' button at the top of the page near the lesson title - but a summary of this lesson is the following chord progression repeated.

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Here you can listen to the full song on YouTube:

Where to go from here?

If you've successfully played along with Andy in the full demo video above, you're ready to move on to Level 2 of this Beginner Guitar Course where we'll be checking out a NEW chord and a higher level strumming pattern!

If you've found you struggle, you may wish to checkout the other lessons and song tutorials at Level 1 of Andy's complete Beginners Course on this site, which is also available as DVD, download and physical book version!