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Guitar Chords

A chord is the more than one note played at a time. Chords are the starting point for all rhythm guitar playing, and in these online guitar lessons you will learn everything from basic guitar chords, to some more "fancy" ones.

Star Spangled Banner Chords
Learn how to play the basic chords and strums for the "Star Spangled Banner" in the key of G.

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Skeleton Dominant 7th Chords
Learn some small movable dominant 7th chords and put them into practice by playing a blues in the key of G. MP3 Jam Track Included.

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Cool Guitar Chords in 7/8 Time
Learn some interesting sounding chords in 7/8 time. Odd time signatures like 7/8 are often used in progressive rock music.

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Loverboy Power Chord
Learn a power chord form that's used a lot in rock music. I call it the "Loverboy Power Chord". It's time to get your 80s on...

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Evil Guitar Chords
Learn how to play some evil sounding guitar chords. These chord sounds are often found in hard rock and metal music.

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Embellishing an A Chord
Sometimes when you're playing a song you'll have the freedom to embellish the chords. Learn how to spice up a basic A chord.

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How’s it Going To Be? Chords
Learn the strums and chords for "How's it Going To Be?" from Third Eye Blind. Sheet Music included.

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Should I Stay or Should I Go Chords
Learn the strums and chords to the song "Should I Stay or Should I Go" from the Clash. Sheet Music Included.

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Walk On The Wild Side Chords
Learn how to play Lou Reed's classic "Walk on the Wild Side". Music PDF included. RIP Lou.

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Andy Summers Police sus2 Chord
Learn how to play a common sus2 chord used by Andy Summers of the Police. Message in a Bottle Tab included.

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Must Know Rock F Chord
This rock F chord is used by guitar players like Jimmy Page, Bob Seger, Bruce Springsteen and more.

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Double Hammer-on Guitar Chords
Learn how to use double hammer-ons to spice up a couple of common guitar chords. MP3 Jam Track included.

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While My Guitar Gently Weeps Chords
Learn how to play the chords & strums to the song "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" from the Beatles.

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Shine On You Crazy Diamond Chord
Learn a cool guitar chord from the Pink Floyd song "Shine On You Crazy Diamond".

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One of the Cool Chords – F#m11
Learn how to play an F#m11. One of the "cool chords" used by pros as a substitute for a basic F#m chord.

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One of the Cool Chords – Dadd9(add4)
Learn one of the "cool chords", or "money chords". A chord that the pros use as a substitute for a regular old D chord.

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Jingle Bell Rock Chords
Learn how to play the Christmas classic "Jingle Bell Rock". Includes printable sheet music.

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Adam Sandler Thanksgiving Song
Learn how to play "Thanksgiving Song" by Adam Sandler. Also watch the original Saturday Night Live video of this song.

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The 38 Special “Secret” Guitar Chord
Learn the secret guitar chord used by 38 Special in "Hold On Loosely", and by AC/DC in "Hells Bells".

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Jazz Guitar Chords in II V Chord Progressions
Learn some cool jazz guitar chords to play over a II V I chord progression. MP3 Jazz Jam Tracks included.

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All guitar lessons on are in the process of being updated. Below are some chord guitar lessons from the old website that have not made it to the new one yet.

Guitar Chord Dictionary - This guitar chord dictionary includes guitar chords charts covering major, minor, power chords, barre chords and more. From basic guitar chords, to more advanced forms.

Featured Guitar Chords - Learn some unique guitar chords.

Open position Dm and F - What about F and Dm... aren't they basic guitar chords? But of course, here they are.

Power Chords - Crank up the distortion and shatter the windows. Power chords are the staple of any heavy guitar playing.

Slash Chords - G/B, F/C, D/F#.....Learn what these guitar chord symbols mean, and how to play them.

E on the move - Learn new guitar chords, without learning a new chord shape.

One Finger Barre Chords - Guitarist Kevin Taylor shows you how to incorporate one finger barre chords into your playing in this video guitar lesson.

Learn how to play a B minor chord on the guitar - In this video guitar lesson Dario Patrono from "Guitar Tips For Kids" shows you how to play a B minor chord.