If your looking to find out how to play the Angel of the Morning Guitar Chords. Then your in the right place. Today I have the guitar lesson too. Check out the topic below.
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- Angel of the Morning Guitar Chords
- Then you will need to know the chord Progression
- Angel of the Morning Guitar Lesson (Bonus Video)
- Also Angel of the Morning Guitar Tab
- Learn 3 different ways to spice things up.
This is an easy song to learn. So if your ready to learn it grab your guitar and let me teach it to you.
Angel of the Morning Guitar Chords
Okay lets start with the chords! First I will show you the chords then explain how to place your fingers to play them. If you already know then move on…. To the next part.
Finger Position of the E Major Chord
- Place your first finger on the 3rd string. (G string). At the first fret.
- Your second finger is on the A string. (5th string). Also at the second fret.
- Then your third finger is on the D string. 4th string, second fret.
- When strumming the E chord you can strum all the strings.
How to Place Your Fingers to Play the A Major Chord
- Place Your first finger on the 4th string. The D string. At the second fret.
- Your second finger is on the 3rd string. Which is the G string. Also at the second fret.
- Then your third finger is on the B string. At the second fret. This is the 2nd string.
- Strum from the 5th string down, and don’t play the 6th strings.
Finger Position of the B Major Chord
- Place Your first finger at the 2nd fret of the 5th string. (A string)
- Your third finger is on strings 4, 3, and 2. At the 4th fret. (Barre)
- Don’t play the 6th string. (E string)
How to Play the F Sharp minor Chord (F#m)
- Your first finger is across all the strings at the second fret. Like a Capo.
- Then place your third finger on the 5th string. The A string, on the 4th fret.
- Place your Pinkie Under the third finger. Also at the 4th fret, on the 4th string.
- You can strum all the strings when playing the F# Bar Chord.
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Where Does the Capo Go?
What your going to want to do is place the capo on the 4th fret. You want to place the capo close behind the fret wire. Now since you are placing the capo at the 4th fret. This gives you the ability to still play open chords. But the chords are now just the chord shapes. If you don’t have a Capo. You can check out the different Capo’s here to get the best one.
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Angel of the Morning Guitar Lesson
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Learn 3 Different Ways to Spice Up the Chords
First off If you are a newby guitar player. Your going to want to strum the chords. This song is a good one to start with. Even though it has a barre chord in it. The reason I say its a good one is you can do all down strums. If you want to learn more about strumming take a look at How to Strum a Guitar.
Then it sounds great if you play the bass line. To do this take these chords for example the E A and B. You are going to pick the bass note of the chord.
So for example when you play the E chord. The bass note is the E note. Which if you play the 6th string open. You are playing the E. What you want to do is pick the E string and then strum the E chord. down.
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Okay lets take a look at the A chord. When playing the Bass note your going to play the A string open. That is the Bass note A. Okay try it. Pick the A string open and then strum the A chord.
Next move to the B chord. One your fingers are on the B chord Shape. Pick the B note and strum the B chord. Which in the case of the B it is under your first finger. You simply need to pick the A string again. The 5th string and strum the B chord.
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Arpeggiating the Chords
This song is at a slow tempo. And it sounds great to arpeggiate the chords. If you don’t know how to arpeggiate chords. take a look at this Arpeggiated Chord Guitar Lesson.
There are different patterns you can pick. But for this song. Take the same chords. E A and B and play them like this:
Starting with the thickest string and counting down. 6 5 4 3 2 1.
When playing the E chord pick the strings in this order 6 5 4 3.
Position your fingers to play the A chord. And pick these strings 5 4 3 2. After that move to play the B chord. Play it by picking these strings 5 4 3 2. And move back to play the A chord and pick strings 5 4 3 2.
That sounds so sweet! Try it out.
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Then You Will Need to Know the Chord Progression
Like I said this songs starts out at a slow tempo. And the intro starts with E A B A. Then immediatley goes into the Verse. Which is played with these chords E A B A Played four times through. Next leading up to the chorus E F#m B F#m B.
After that you have the chorus. Your going to play the chords in this order; E A B A B A A and it repeats 3 times. Then you go back to the beginning and play it all the way through. After the second verse, and chorus. Then Play Chords A A, E E , A A, E E, A A, E E.
Last but not least is the outro. The progression is E A B A B Repeat over and fades.
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Angel of the Morning Lyrics
They'll be no strings to bind your head Not if love can find your heart There's no need to take a stand For it was I who choose to start I see no need to take me home I'm old enough to face the dawn Just call me angel of the morning (Angel) Just touch my cheek before you leave me (Babe) Just call me angel of the morning (Angel) Then slowly turn away from me Maybe the suns light will be dim And it won't matter anyhow If mornings echo says we've sinned Well it was what I wanted now And if were victims of the night I won't be blinded by the light Just call me angel of the morning (Angel) Just touch my cheek before you leave me (Babe) Just call me angel of the morning (Angel) Then slowly turn away I won't beg you to stay .. With me... Through the Tears .. Or the day or years, Ba a a be... Just call me angel of the morning (Angel) Just touch my cheek before you leave me (Babe) Just call me angel of the morning (Angel) Just touch my cheek before you leave me (Darlin) Just call me angel of the morning (Angel) Just touch my cheek before you leave me (Dar-arling) Source My iPhone.
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What Year was Angel of the Morning Released?
Juice Newton made the song famous in 1981. Her version of the song was the highest charted and most famous. But the original version of the song was composed in 1967, by Chip Taylor. Source
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