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Welcome to 50 Chord Tricks you MUST know!

These 50 essential tricks will give you the chops to survive any band rehearsal or jam session and will give you a truck load of ideas for arranging and composing your own songs. Whether you are playing electric or acoustic, strumming or picking, solo or in a band; this chord toolbox is what you want to bring to the gig. It contains power-chord hammers, close chord screw drivers, bar chords without bar wrenches, chord slashers, pedal bass welders, dropped D switchblades, electric power chords, harmonic chainsaws, open string chisels and to hold it all together, loads of bass line duct tape.

From rudimentary chord tricks like moving an open position chord up the neck to hook inspiring jaw dropping chord magic - all the great rock and blues players have used these implements and gone to town with them.

From John Frusciante, Robben Ford, John Mayer and Eric Johnson to T-Bone Walker, The Beatles, Nile Rogers and Stevie Ray Vaughan, they have all built their house with these implements. With these ploughs and pliers you'll never chop chords like a hillbilly no more.

Let Matt be your guide in this Hardware Store of Chords and load up your pickup with these great backup tools. You'll never be bored playing chords ever again.