How To Play The Bbm Chord On Guitar

Bbm chord

Bbm Chord Guitar Instructions

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

Bbm Guitar Chord Finger Positions

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

  1. Tune your guitar Tune your guitar to the standard tuning (EADGBe)
  2. Index finger: barre the 1st fret. Use your index finger to barre the 1st fret (don’t worry about the 6th string, we won’t need to play that one)
  3. Middle finger: 2nd fret, 2nd string Place your middle finger on the 2nd fret of the 2nd string.
  4. Ring finger: 3rd fret, 4th string Place your ring finger on the 3rd fret of the 4th string.
  5. Pinky finger: 3rd fret, 3rd string Place your pinky finger on the 3rd fret of the 3rd string.
  6. Play chord. Strum all strings, except the 6th string.

guitar strings and finger positions diagram

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These Songs Use The Bbm Chord

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

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