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The Grapes of Wrath
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chord -- as in: piano chord
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The Grapes of Wrath
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  • There you have something—the deep chords beating, beating, while the melody runs on the strings like little footsteps.
  • Many men can chord a guitar, but perhaps this man was a picker.
  • Somewhere in the camp a guitar sounded, slow chords, struck without any sequence, practice chords.
  • Somewhere in the camp a guitar sounded, slow chords, struck without any sequence, practice chords.
  • Wasn’t no bigger’n a bug first time he give me C chord.
  • You can do anything with a harmonica: thin reedy single tone, or chords, or melody with rhythm chords.
  • You can do anything with a harmonica: thin reedy single tone, or chords, or melody with rhythm chords.
  • Playing a reel and tapping out the tune, and the big deep strings of the guitar beating like a heart, and the harmonica’s sharp chords and the skirl and squeal of the fiddle.

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  • In her first day learning the guitar, she has learned how to play G major, C major, and D major chords.
  • My father and I would stay up at night and sing some of the songs together as he attempted to work out the chords on his guitar.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Slammed

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