G Guitar Chord | Standard Tuning

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GM, Gmaj, Gmajor, G major

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This is the G major chord. The G chord is one of the most common guitar chords.

 
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This is an abbreviated version of the G major chord.

 
 
 
 
 
 
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This is an alternate version of the G chord. Some dub this the "rock" G.

 
 
 
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This version of a G chord utilizes the shape of an open D chord.

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This is an abbreviated version of the G barre chord played in third position. Notice how this chord voicing does not involve a barre.

 
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This is the basic "open" G chord that utilizes the "second finger root" fingering.

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This G major barre chord is played in 10th position.

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This is an abbreviated version of the basic "open" G major chord

 
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This version of the "open" G chord omits the fifth string. This chord is featured in the original recording of "About a Girl."

 
 
 
 
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This voicing for G major utilizes a common, movable chord shape.

 
 
 
 
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This chord is a G/A slash chord. That means it is a G Major chord with an A bass note.

 
 
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This voicing of G major features the third, B, in the bass.

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This G major chord omits the fifth of the chord.

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This voicing for G/B omits the fifth of the chord.

 
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This is the open G chord with F# in the bass.

 
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This G/B chord is used in the intro to "Stairway to Heaven."

 
 
 
 
 
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This is the G Major chord played using the A shape barre chord at the 10th fret.

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This G major triad features the third of the chord (B) in the bass.

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This G triad features the note A as a low pedal tone.

The G chord can also be known as GM, Gmaj, Gmajor, G major chord

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