Author Topic: BS-826 • Jessie's Girl - Rick Springfield  (Read 911 times)

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Re: BS-826 • Jessie's Girl - Rick Springfield
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2019, 09:50:05 am »
I'm a little confused about the fingering Justin uses for this song.

In the power chord lessons, he recommends using 3 fingers for power chords.

I'm aware that some people use just 2 fingers, index & ring, and Justin mentions this also.

However in Jessie's Girl, he is using index and pinky. As far as I've seen, it's the only time I've seen him use this fingering for power chords. Is there any particular reason I am missing?

I find using index and pinky easiest for me, out of all the options, but realise if I play power chords that way all the time it will probably be restrictive.
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Re: BS-826 • Jessie's Girl - Rick Springfield
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2019, 01:03:07 pm »
@sdd

Either way is okay if you're comfortable with it.
The only thing to watch for if using your pinky is if a power chord progression incorporates some chunka-chunka bluesy rock 'n' roll riffs too.

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Re: BS-826 • Jessie's Girl - Rick Springfield
« Reply #3 on: January 07, 2019, 04:26:46 pm »
I agree with close2u there are many ways to create chords but don't stuck using
one over another just because it's easy.
Also remember fingers don't make chords notes do. So as long as you're playing
the correct notes and figures you use really don't matter.

 

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