Memorize the intro in triads and pairs. You will need to memorize it to play it fast.
There are three different ways to play this rhythm. They are labeled Version 1, 2, and 3.
Version 1 is the simple way to play the shuffle. Get good at this and then try Version 2 which is the correct way to play the song part but it is a little more difficult.
Version 3 is an embellished version of the shuffle with some added notes.
The goal of this lesson is to learn the Intro, and Versions 1, 2, and 3. The Full Verse Rhythm is here for those of you who want to learn more of the song. The Prechorus and Chorus use a Bar Chord Shuffle which is difficult. We will talk more about this technique in a later lesson.