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Please notice: This is geared towards those who at least know their chords by letter names.I listed the note ingredients of the chords below for those who are not as familiar with chord names.
Amazing Grace, found in the average church hymnal, can come to life by adding several new chords.
I will type the words to the first verse. The newer LH chord will appear after the word it is intended for. These new chords will add warmth to the song's rich message of salvation.
(Assuming the song is in the key of G)
Amazing grace(G7) how sweet the sound.
That saved (e minor) a wretch(A7; play a C sharp under the melody in RH) like me! (D7)
I once was lost(G7) but now am found-
Was blind, but now(A7) I see.
tip: 7th chords always add warmth to hymns
G7 = G + F natural (this is the 2nd G below middle C and the F above this G)
e minor = E, G, B (1st E, G, and B below middle C)
A7 = A + G (2nd A below middle C and the G above this A)
D7 = D + C (1st D below middle C and middle C)
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