Watch the The I V vi IV Progression online guitar lesson by Muriel Anderson from Rhythm Makeover: Muriel Anderson

The I V vi IV progression is used in thousands of songs in all different keys. The key of C lends itself to a very traditional fingerstyle approach. While we're at it, let's throw in some handy licks that can make the progression more interesting. In so doing, we’ll come upon some techniques that we can check to be sure we’re doing them in the most efficient ways.