How To Play The C7sus Chord On Guitar

C7sus chord

C7sus Chord Guitar Instructions

To play the C7sus chord on your guitar, picture the C7sus 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 C7sus chord by placing your fingers exactly where the diagram shows and strumming the correct strings.

C7sus Guitar Chord Finger Positions

Here's where you need to position your fingers when you play the C7sus chord:

  1. Tune your guitar Tune your guitar to 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. Pinky finger: 6th fret, 2nd string. Place your pinky finger on the 6th fret of the 2nd string.
  4. Play chord. Strum all strings, except the 6th string.

guitar strings and finger positions diagram

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These Songs Use The C7sus Chord

Mastered playing the C7sus chord on your guitar? Challenge yourself by trying to play these songs to help you memorise it (they all use the C7sus chord)!

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