There’s a lot of discussion about which guitar chords to learn first. This article clears things up for beginners who want learn guitar.
Learn About Guitar Chords
Learning about guitar chords, how they are made, what notes they contain and why you should learn the notes is an important step for beginners. As you move beyond the beginner level you’ll want to improve at changing chords smoothly and start making barre chords without too much fuss. Check out our handy guitar chord dictionary for help with the most common guitar chords.
“Open Chords” is a term you’ll likely encounter very often in the early stages of learning to play the guitar. The main reason it is so common at this stage is that chords are usually one of the first things an aspiring guitarist will learn, and within ‘chords’ as a category, ‘open chords’ are usually […]
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