Licks and Riffs: John Mayer - No Such Thing
 

Licks & Riffs : John Mayer - No Such Thing

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The central chord of John Mayer's 'No Such Thing' is the Major 9th. It's quite easy to play on the guitar using a bar on the second fret.

The introduction sets up a rhythm on this chord of 3+3+2. To get a good effect, try slightly releasing the left hand 4th and 5th fingers just after each chord is played. This has the effect of damping the strings and helps emphasize the rhythm.






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(In the third and fourth bars the D' is raised to an E)

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Now let's look at a progression found in the chorus. Of particular interest is the F# chord which introduces a note outside the E major scale (A#) and gives the progression a nice sense of drive.


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Lyrics

Freshman year,
Mom asks "What do you want to do
when you get out of here?"
I said, "Well, gee, I'm only 13,
...

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