First chord in Hard Days Night!

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  1. jhall

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    Ahh, "The Chord"


    Subject of many discussions on many different boards all over the net.


    Been dissected for a while now, but still fun to watch.
     
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    The best one 6 string approximation I've heard is fret the low E with the thumb and the B and high E with the first finger (first fret in all cases), leave the A, D, G strings open.
     
  4. Gary Brennan

    Gary Brennan Old cavorting member Gold Supporting Member

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    I prefer this 6 string version- bar on the 3rd fret and fret the A & G strings on the 5th fret, play all 6.

    Gb
     
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    frankencat Guitarded Gold Supporting Member

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    ^ That works for me.
     
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    I never gave it much thought. But I guess I once tried to find the chord that sounded most right. And if it's played in G as the first chord my best bet is open D string, 2nd on G, 1st on B and 3rd on high E.
    But that might be just plain wrong :)
    Cool video btw!
     
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    Yep, this one sounds closest to my ear for a single 6 string.
     
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    The combination of 12-string, acoustic, keys, and bass define the chord. In my Beatles tribute band I play this (3X3213) on my Ric 12-string. Use your thumb to play the low G.
     
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    It's interesting to hear that they've digitized the entire set of multi-tracks...though I suppose it's important enough that it makes perfect sense. There's a guy on this board who lives in Scotland, who teaches audio at the college level. Sgt. Peppers and other albums have been made accessible for students. They can't save their own mixes, but it's a great source to work with. Very generous of the boys, really.
     
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    I play an F chord with my thumb on the 3rd fret of the low E string and pinky on 3rd fret of high E Other guitar Player in my band plays a d chord and bass plays a d. Sounds spot on.
     
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    That's how I do it. No one fails to recognize it :)
     
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    Because haunting mids and note bloom had A LOT to do with the mystery of the G9sus chord back in the day.
     
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    George approves of this thread. He told meh.

    ...and he helped me create a preset in my Line6 AMPLIFi FX100 that nails it. Oh, and my main guitars are Ric 6-strings
     
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    In an interview, George Harrison said he played an (FaddG)...F chord with the pinky on the G note on the high E string on his Ric 12.
     
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    Yep yep. And john a D chord (with high E string muted) and paul a d. See my post above.
     
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    Probably nowhere else to put it since it's like the 497th thread on this.
     

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