The main chord progression for Purple Haze is one of the best examples of Jimi Hendrix’ chord-playing style and it is easy to see why it has become one of the most popular guitar songs around. Although a standard E, G and A progression provides the main structure in Purple Haze, chords that are used in this song are voiced slightly differently, giving that unique Jimi sound.
The names of the chords used in Purple Haze may make a bit intimidating for beginners, but they are relatively easy to play. Timing, on the other hand, will be crucial if you want to get those chords to sound right.
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