Put your hands up chords. Hear the difference between major and minor chords. 24.09.2018 Mikaktilar Bruce Fleming. A minor chord is played the same as a major chord, except that instead of playing the middle note, or third note of the scale, you play the key to its immediate left, or one half-step lower. Likewise his historical narratives and folk ballads bring history smack bang into the present with timeless contemporary meaning. Upon This Rock. Polk Salad Annie. To make it Aadd9 you would need to raise your third up a half step and make it:. However, you still strum this, more as a ghost strum, but again, the emphasis of this strumming pattern is going to be on the back beat, or those up strums. Please Update Your Browser!