How To Play The Bb5/C Chord On Guitar

Bb5/C chord

Bb5/C Chord Guitar Instructions

To play the Bb5/C chord on your guitar, picture the Bb5/C 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 Bb5/C chord by placing your fingers exactly where the diagram shows and strumming the correct strings.

Bb5/C Guitar Chord Finger Positions

Here's where to put your fingers when playing the Bb5/C chord:

  1. Tune your guitar Tune your guitar to the standard tuning (EADGBe)
  2. Index finger: barre the 3rd fret. Use your index finger to barre the 3rd fret (don’t worry about the 6th string, we won’t need to play that one).
  3. Play chord. Strum the 5th,4th and 3rd strings.

guitar strings and finger positions diagram

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These Songs Use The Bb5/C Chord

Mastered playing the Bb5/C chord on your guitar? Challenge yourself by trying to play these songs to help you memorise it (they all use the Bb5/C chord)!

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