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G6 Guitar Chord | Standard Tuning

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Gmaj6, Gsixth, GM6, Gmajor sixth,

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This is a rootless voicing of a G6 chord.

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This chord voicing features a standard, movable shape combined with open strings.

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This G6 grip is based on the basic F major chord shape. Notice how the high E string is played open.

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This is a G6 chord with no 3rd.

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This chord utilizes the basic shape of the "open" C major chord in conjunction with open strings.

 
 
 
 
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This voicing for G6 utilizes a movable chord shape.

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This voicing for G6 omits the fifth of the chord.

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When the note E is added to G major, a G6 chord is formed.

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This G6 chord is played with an A bass note.

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This voicing for G6 is commonly used in the jazz and western swing genres.

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This G6 voicing features a unison played on the second and first strings.

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This G6 chord is played in third position.

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This G6 chord is played with a D bass note.

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This G6 chord is played with an A note in the bass.

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This is an "open" voicing for G6.

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This G6 power chord is frequently used in blues shuffle riffs.

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This is one possible way to finger an "open" G6 chord.

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This is another fingering option for an "open" G6 chord.

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The fretted notes within this G6 chord resemble the visual shape of the "open" E major chord.

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The E note is added to a G major chord to form G6.

The G6 chord can also be known as Gmaj6, Gsixth, GM6, Gmajor sixth, chord

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