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This is the G major chord. The G chord is one of the most common guitar chords.
This is an abbreviated version of the G major chord.
This is an alternate version of the G chord. Some dub this the "rock" G.
This version of a G chord utilizes the shape of an open D chord.
This is an abbreviated version of the G barre chord played in third position. Notice how this chord voicing does not involve a barre.
This is the basic "open" G chord that utilizes the "second finger root" fingering.
This G major barre chord is played in 10th position.
This is an abbreviated version of the basic "open" G major chord
This version of the "open" G chord omits the fifth string. This chord is featured in the original recording of "About a Girl."
This voicing for G major utilizes a common, movable chord shape.
This chord is a G/A slash chord. That means it is a G Major chord with an A bass note.
This voicing of G major features the third, B, in the bass.
This G major chord omits the fifth of the chord.
This voicing for G/B omits the fifth of the chord.
This is the open G chord with F# in the bass.
This G/B chord is used in the intro to "Stairway to Heaven."
This is the G Major chord played using the A shape barre chord at the 10th fret.
This G major triad features the third of the chord (B) in the bass.
This G triad features the note A as a low pedal tone.
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The G guitar chord can also be played in other tunings: