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The Basic Chords



 These are the basic guitar chords and the best fingers to use to play them.


They are often the first thing we learn.

As you may have noticed, CHANGING from one chord to the other is the tricky part! You may also notice we often see more than one fingering for the same chord! Confusing?

For insight into the science of changing chords, take a look at "How To Practice Chord Changes" and  "Chord Confusion"...

  

  

 



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How To Practice Guitar Chord Changes
The "basic" guitar chords are not simple, they are very complex movements of muscles most people hardly use in daily life. These muscles must be developed carefully, or your story will be like Kathy'
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Your First Chord!
Chords are harder than you think! Here is one that everyone can do, the "One Finger G Chord"! You should make sure you can play this chord, strum a steady beat, and sing with it, BEFORE you try learn
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Your First Song!
Learning to strum & sing is very important for new guitar players. It can be very difficult unless you pick the right songs and practice them in the right way. Here's one everyone can do.
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Play Happy Birthday!
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The D & A7 Chords
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Chord Confusion!
Many of us begin learning guitar by learning the basic guitar chords so that we can play our favorite songs. We soon get a little confused because we see different fingerings for the same chord.
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