Country progressions over music backing tracks

Logo and guitar in the backgroundThis is the first lesson in a series covering chord progressions in country including jam tracks (the guitar parts are removed so you can practice on comping).

To see instructions for the changes in the chord progressions click at the "Start music / chord changes"-button and you will start the backing track plus the real-time chord changes which can be seen in the empty field.

Country chord progressions – lesson 1

The progressions presented here is in the A Major. Scroll down for chord diagrams.

Download pdf (lesson details with with tabs, strumming notation and chord diagram).

A | A | D | D | A | A | E7 | E7

1st bar | 2nd bar | 3rd bar | 4th bar etc

Start the practice by clicking the button below (this will start the backing track and show chord changes).

Repeats: 4 times
BPM: 120
Time signature: 3/4

Start video for chords and backing track

Chord diagrams

The major triad and dominant seventh is two of the most used chord categories in country.


  • A chord diagram X02220


  • D chord diagram XX0232


  • E7 chord diagram 020100

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