Feeling Good by Michael Buble

The simplified acoustic version of Michael Buble's song 'Feeling Good'

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Feeling Good by Michael Buble
In this lesson, I’ve arranged a simplified acoustic version of the song “Feeling Good” by Michael Buble.
We’ll be using 5 chords in the G chord family: Em, G, Cadd9, Bm7, and Am7.

The song is in 3/4 time (3 beats per measure) with that swing type feel to it. Each chord will last for 2 measures (or 6 beats). For the strum pattern, we’ll use only down strums with an up strum thrown in at the transition of chords:

D / D / D / D / D / D U

So as you strum up, your hand will be switching from one chord to the next, giving you the time between 2 beats to make the switch. Practice the song slowly, and speed it up as you get more comfortable with the transitions.
Easy enough, I hope.

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    1) Counting 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 + does not make 3/4; it makes 6/8, which is confirmed by the rhythm in the original track 2) x2x233 is not a Bm7 chord (B-D-F#-A); the notes are B-A-D-G, which is a Gadd9/B. 3) same thing with 022033; It's Em7 With that being said, the lesson is pretty easy to follow, although I'd also recommend the B7 chord x21202 inside for the cadence in the original version
    Hey, thanks for the input. I've labeled the chords as they are for simplicity, for the sake of beginners, as the Gadd9/B is being used in exchange for a Bm. The same is true for the other chord variations. But I can see how this can be confusing for those who know the difference. As far as 3/4 vs. 6/8, perhaps you can expound on this topic some more. Is there really a difference between the two in terms of application for rhythm guitar?
    In the long run, especially if beginners want to progress, I'd think it more useful to simplify it as G/B even; Bm implies F#, which is nowhere to be found. Added tones are for color; the main thing remains that it's a G chord. The difference between 3/4 and 6/8 is the difference between triple and duple meter. Believe it or not, 6/8 is more related to duple meter than it is to triple meter.