C7 Guitar Chord | Standard Tuning

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C dominant, Cdom7

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Standard Tuning

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Learn the C7 chord today by using this graphic. It provides tablature, chord charts, and pictures of the C7 chord.

 
 
 
 
 
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This is the C7 barre chord played on the 3rd fret.

 
 
 
 
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This voicing for C7 is commonly used in blues music.

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This C7 voicing is based on the shape of the "open" B7 chord.

 
 
 
 
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This voicing for C7 utilizes a movable chord shape.

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Notice how the flatted seventh note is added to the second string of this C7 barre chord voicing.

 
 
 
 
 
 
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This C7 barre chord utilizes the visual shape of an "open" E7 chord.

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This is a movable, four string voicing for C7. The fifth is omitted from the chord.

 
 
 
 
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This voicing for C7 is based on the visual shape of an "open" D7 chord.

 
 
 
 
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This voicing for C7 is played in 12th position. The third of the chord is doubled.

 
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The visual shape of this C7 voicing is based on the "open" B7 chord. Make sure that the second string is muted!!!!

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This C7 chord is played with the fifth (G) in the bass. The root is omitted from the voicing.

 
 
 
 
 
 
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This voicing for C7 is based on the visual shape of the "open" G7 chord.

 
 
 
 
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This four string voicing for C7 is played on the highest four strings.

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In this diagram, the "open" C7 chord is transposed one octave higher. Notice how the first string is omitted from the voicing.

 
 
 
 
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A G note is played in the bass of this C7 chord.

 
 
 
 
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This C7 chord is played with the third (E) in the bass.

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The high E string is omitted from this version of the "open" C7 chord.

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The C7 chord can also be known as C dominant, Cdom7 chord

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