Watch the Cardamom Girl: Intro online guitar lesson by Adam Levy from 50 Low-Down Rhythms You MUST Know
Many of Neil Young’s classic rhythm licks can only be played in his oft-used D-modal tuning (aka "double drop-D" - DADGBD, low to high). With your guitar in D-modal, the moves here are easy. The C and D chords in bar 1 are played with a half-barre. The other chords are in open position.