What a great song to learn for any students looking to master their barre chord shapes. The upbeat song features the same three chords throughout and a super funky groove that you can enjoy playing the entire time!
This track is made up of three chord shapes, based around barre chord shapes. The chords are A minor, G major and F major, and you can play them as shown here:
This rhythm is really groovy, and consists of a 16th note groove, using 'dead' notes or 'ghost' notes. In the rhythm pattern below we include the ghost notes byt mark them with a 'g' above the arrow!
When we then get to the more 'reggae' style section, as Simone describes it, we are using a different pattern, which is as follows: