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Beginnings is one of a handful of tunes by Chicago that features an acoustic guitar being strummed. It was written by keyboardist Robert Lamm and released in 1969 on their debut album, Chicago Transit Authority. The song uses one main chord shape, AMaj7 that moves through various barre positions on the neck. The main focus of the lesson is to work on different sixteenth-note strumming groups and patterns.