#1
Hi all, im learning how to play Hey joe by Hendrix. Im very new to guitar and i am having some problems. The chord progression is C,G,D,A,E. The problem im having is no matter how hard i practise i just can't change fom C to G anywhere near fast enough. Ive practised for about 4 hours now just on this song but i just can't seem to master it. Any suggestions ?
#2
You could try doing the "other" version of the C chord (I'm assuming C and G are major chords), which has the high e string (The sixth) on fret 3, which is also where the G major is.
Otherwise, keep practicing.
#4
barre chords, or get better. four hours is not enough, learning to play guitar takes time.
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#6
practice, practice, practice.

everybody has trouble when they first start. start off playing it slow, then work your way up to doing it faster.
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#7
I play it with bar chords. Found it to be easier that way. Also with heabier songs it is a better sound than the open strings.
#8
use this G chord:

3
2
0
0
3
3

Its used more commonly in rock music then the normal g major chord and is easier in my opinion
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#9
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barre chords, or get better. four hours is not enough, learning to play guitar takes time.

+1

Depending on how far away the song is from your current ability level it might take days or even weeks to nail it.
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#10
4 hours is nothing, i've spent weeks trying to master certain things.
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#11
Quote by Head BANGER 81
use this G chord:

3
2
0
0
3
3

Its used more commonly in rock music then the normal g major chord and is easier in my opinion


If that's tab it's upside down.

But I agree, that's the most common way to play a G chord in rock.

hendrix used a lot of partial barre chords so he probably wouldn't have used that particular shape, but since TS just started playing it's probably a good shape to learn
#12
Quote by Head BANGER 81
use this G chord:

3
2
0
0
3
3

Its used more commonly in rock music then the normal g major chord and is easier in my opinion

If you still can't do it, you can go even simpler and use this version:
3
0
0
0
0
3
Really easy to catch
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