How To Play The Bb5 Chord On Guitar

Bb5 chord

Bb5 Chord Guitar Instructions

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

Bb5 Guitar Chord Finger Positions

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

  1. Tune your guitar Tune your guitar to the standard tuning (EADGBe)
  2. Index finger: 1st fret, 5th string. Place your index finger on the 1st fret of the 5th string.
  3. Ring finger: 3rd fret, 4th string. Place your ring finger on the 3rd fret of the 4th string.
  4. Pinky finger: 3rd fret, 3rd string. Place your pinky finger on the 3rd fret of the 3rd string.
  5. Play chord. Strum the 5th and 4th and 3rd strings.

guitar strings and finger positions diagram

Other Names For The Bb5 Guitar Chord:

  • B(b5) Chord

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These Songs Use The Bb5 Chord

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

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