How To Play The A7 Chord On Guitar

A7 chord

A7 Chord Guitar Instructions

To play the A7 chord on your guitar, picture the A7 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 chord by placing your fingers exactly where the diagram shows and strumming the correct strings.

A7 Guitar Chord Finger Positions

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

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

guitar strings and finger positions diagram

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These Songs Use The A7 Chord

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

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