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Open guitar chords a must for any guitarist wanting to strum along to popular songs.

The first step in being able to strum along to popular guitar songs is to build up a set of chords you play confidently.

 A chord is a minimum of three notes played together.

15 of the basic open chords you need to get down are.

E major – E

E seventh  – E7

E minor – Em

A major – A

A seventh – A7

A minor -Am

D major – D

D seventh – D7

D minor – Dm

C major – C

C seventh – C7

G major – G

G seventh – G7

B seventh – B7

F major – F

You need to teach the left hand to remember the various shapes and this takes time but it’s worth the effort.


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