Something similar like in the last few examples was used in “Boy from N.Y. City” by the Manhattan Transfer and “Learn to Treat Me Right” by The Fabulous Thunderbirds.

A fun groove which you can move with the chords.

Just use the D form as a starting point; your tonic is on the 2nd string.

Play the Am triad with your pinkie and try to hear the whole groove as a D chord groove.

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