Polly

Animated Polly tab by Nirvana on guitar. So easy you'll be playing in minutes.

This is a very simple song for acoustic guitar (and quite cool to play). There are only 2 Chord sequences to learn:

Verses:

E5 - G5 - D5 - C5 - Repeat.

Choruses:

D5 - C5 - G5 - Bb5 (alternate to a Bb5 add9 by adding / removing your 2nd finger). Repeat.

Notice that between most chords there are muted strikes and then the open strings are struck as you shift your fretboard hand to the next chord. This common guitar technique gives a nice rhythmic flow to the chord progressions.

Work on getting through the Verse progression first. Get it right, start off slowly and build speed last. When you can get smooth chord changes then start learning the Chorus progression. Because the strumming style is the same and the chords similar, this will come quickly if you can already do the verses!

That's the whole song - except for one part where the guitar holds the E5 while the bass pootles along - very easy to do, just strum once and hold.

Have fun!

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