Beginning Tenor Banjo Lessons | First Three Chords

by David Bandrowski

In this video I'll go over the first 3 chords you should learn when learning to play the tenor banjo tuned in standard tenor tuning (C,G,D,A). All 3 of these chords can be played with just two fingers. These chords are the C chord, F chord, and the G chord. By learning these 3 simple chords, you will be able to playing thousands of songs including a blues, When The Saints Go Marching In, You Are My Sunshine, and many, many more.

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