Top 8 Songs to Master Triads - Beginner to Advanced!

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Learn Triads for guitar to enhance your playing with iconic songs like "Sultans of Swing" and "Under Pressure."

These can be a great alternative to using bare chords, and are perfect gateway into the rhythm/ lead guitar hybrid made famous by many of the songs covered in the video. For more videos on triads, click here!

Key insights

  • Triads can eliminate the need for traditional barre chords, making it easier to play iconic songs just like the original tracks!

  • Learning Triads opens up new possibilities for embellishments and lead guitar playing

  • Utilizing Triads in songs like "Substitute" and "Under Pressure" creates unique and interesting sounds

  • Experimenting with Triad shapes on different strings and frets can elevate your guitar playing

  • Songs like "Roxanne" and "Jack and Diane" showcase how Triads can enhance song structures

  • Drop D tuning in songs like "Dear Prudence" allows for a blend of Triads and fingerpicking patterns

  • Mastering Triads can bridge the gap between basic chords and advanced lead guitar techniques

Here are the songs featured and taught in the video at the top of the page!

1. Hole Hearted - tab

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2. The End of the Line - chord sheet

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3. Substitute - tab

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4. Under Pressure - tab

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5. Roxanne - chord sheet

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6. Jack & Diane

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7. Last Train Home - tab

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8. Dear Prudence - tab

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I also briefly demo how to play Sultans Of Swing by Dire Straits, which you can learn here.

For more videos on triads, click here!

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