Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd

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Here we look at how to play the chords G, Cadd9 and D on an acoustic guitar. We can then play the song Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd, which uses these chords in the same chord progression all the way through the song!

Check out more easy songs you can play with the simple chords here

See a tutorial for the opening riff further down this page.

Sweet Home Alabama guitar tutorial

Chords used

Sweet Home Alabama tutorial - ALL RIFFS

For more intermediate and advancing players, here's how to play the signature intro riff, all rhythm sections and the first lead break!

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Sweet Home Alabama original recording

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