How To Play The Absus Chord On Guitar
Absus Chord Guitar Instructions
To play the Absus chord on your guitar, picture the Absus chord chart shown to the left 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 Absus chord by placing your fingers exactly where the diagram shows and strumming the correct strings.
Absus Guitar Chord Finger Positions
Here's where to place your fingers when playing the Absus chord:
- Tune your guitar Tune your guitar to the standard tuning
- Index finger: barre the 4th fret. Use your index finger to barre the 4th fret.
- Ring finger: 6th fret, 4th string. Place your ring finger on the 6th fret of the 4th string
- Pinky finger: 6th fret, 3rd string. Place your pinky finger on the 6th fret of the 3rd string
- Play chord. Strum all strings.
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These Songs Use The Absus Chord
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