More New Chords With Old Chords Am- Dm- E7 – Lesson 15 Brian Haner Sr. In this lesson we add Dm & E7 with new strumming patterns. Syn’s Tips Practice to the backing track and listen to qualities of the individual chords as well as the chord progression and try to paint mental pictures to associate the music with. This chord progression also sounds great played slowly as more of a dark ballad or slow song. Head to the "Lesson Comments" section below and show us what you come up with.