Chords Lesson

George Michael Careless Whisper

Difficulty: intermediate

By: Nate Dean

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This lesson and quiz are inspired by this great breakdown from Music Matters of George Michael's song "Careless Whispers." The song features these big extended chords that have great shapes on the guitar. Study below and take the quiz to earn your badge. Practice these chords on your instrument and I think you'll find the progression beautiful!

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This common min9 shape is constructed of 1 (R for root), b3, b7, and 9. This shape omits the 5th, which is common.