Chords Lesson

Common 7 Chord Shapes

Difficulty: intermediate

By: Nate Dean

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7 chords are constructed with the 1st, 3rd, 5th, and b7th notes of the major scale. Below are some common G7 shapes to study.

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This common 7 barre chord shape includes the root note on the 6th string

Now, let's study those same common 7 shapes with a Bb root note for comparison

R5b735RR5b735R

This common 7 barre chord shape includes the root note on the 6th string