Re: Chord Question (Timing & Beats)
Thanks for answering. So how do you chose and use a strumming pattern? Lets say given the example above, lets say you use 1/8 pattern of D - DU - UDU. Do you just break this in half?
Is that the correct strumming pattern for this song?
In any case when learning a new song I think it is a big mistake to worry about strumming patterns. All you need to start is the basic 4 or 3 beats (for 4/4 and 3/4 respectively) to ensure you can sing the song and fit the chords in the right place. Once you can do that, you can get the strumming right. Trying to do everything all at once is a recipe for disaster unless you are very experienced.
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