How To Play The A7/A# Chord On Guitar

A7/A# chord

A7/A# Chord Guitar Instructions

To play the A7/A# chord on your guitar, picture the A7/A# chord chart shown as your fret board and neck (if you were to stand your guitar up vertically).

The horizontal lines represent the fret bars, the vertical lines show the strings and the dots show where to place your fingers.

Play the A7/A# chord by placing your fingers exactly where the diagram shows and strumming the correct strings.

A7/A# Guitar Chord Finger Positions

Here's where to place your fingers when playing the A7/A# chord:

  1. Tune your guitar Tune your guitar to the standard tuning
  2. Index finger: 1st fret, 5th string. Place your index finger on the 1st fret of the 5th string.
  3. Middle finger: barre 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th strings on the 2nd fret. Use your middle finger to barre the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th strings on the 2nd fret.
  4. Ring finger: 3rd fret, 1st string. Place your ring finger on the 3rd fret of the 1st string.
  5. Play chord. Strum all strings, except the 6th string.

guitar strings and finger positions diagram

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These Songs Use The A7/A# Chord

Mastered playing the A7/A# chord on your guitar? Challenge yourself by trying to play these songs to help you memorise it (they all use the A7/A# chord)!

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