Beginner Mandolin Chords is a free video lesson by Brad Laird that will show you some basic beginner chords. You'll learn two-finger versions of the G, C, D and F chords. After you practice switching in between these chords, Brad will teach you how to play "She'll Be Coming Round the Mountain". Below you'll find the chord charts for this lesson as well as the lyrics and chord progression for song in two different keys. To learn more check out our Moveable Major & Minor Chords premium lesson.
Here is the chord progression for Comin' Round the Mountain. First, in the key of C and then in the key of G.
The Mandolin Basics Package by Brad Laird is a series of downloadable beginner mandolin lessons. These lessons will teach you essential concepts like picking notes, playing chords, right and left hand technique, how to read tab, and many other playing tips. Brad will then provide detailed instruction on how to play melody lines and rhythm for some easy mandolin songs. Each lesson includes a Quicktime video and a .pdf booklet of the tab, standard notation, and chord charts. The included lessons are Beginning Mandolin 1, 2, 3, 4, Moveable Major & Minor Chords, and Barre Chords & 7th Chords. This package contains 111 minutes of video instruction. Watch a Preview
|Beginning Mandolin 1||Exploring Doublestops|
|Beginning Mandolin 2||Cripple Creek: Tune & Variations|
|Beginning Mandolin 3||Old Joe Clark|
|Beginning Mandolin 4||Mandolin Primer Book|
|Moveable Major & Minor Chords||Mandolin Master Class|
|Barre Chords & 7th Chords||Mandolin Song Book|
|Chop Chords for Small Hands||Intro to Mandolin Video|