Only The Beginning (chord study and melody)

Only The Beginning FeatureThis post will simply include a piece from the book ‘open chords made easy‘. If you have read the extracted lessons from the book, you should be able to read and play the piece.

This piece contains a chord chart and strumming guide.

The melody has also been included, although this is effectively a bonus and is not related to the lessons in this series.

Chord Chart

To play this piece, you need to know the following chords (click here to open up another page with chord diagrams):

D (*18), Dsus2 (*23), Dsus4 (*24), Em7 (*29), G (*34), Asus2 (*08)


Only The Beginning Chords


Strumming Guide




Only The Beginning Melody Page 1

Only The Beginning Melody Page 2


This lesson is an adapted lesson from the ‘Open Chords Made Easy’ book. You can view the index of lessons from this series here, or purchase the book itself from here.


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About Genaaron Diamente

I play guitar. I teach guitar. I like making music. I'm trying to build this site up to be a valuable resource for guitar students and teachers.


  1. Could you make a sunny day tab by yuki matsui?

  2. Loved it very well done. I have just started to teach a young man now & this is really good I might “borrow” it from you!

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