How To Play The Eb/Ab Chord On Guitar

Eb/Ab chord

Eb/Ab Chord Guitar Instructions

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

Eb/Ab Guitar Chord Finger Positions

Here's where you need to position your fingers when playing the Eb/Ab guitar chord:

  1. Tune your guitar Tune your guitar to standard guitar tuning
  2. Index finger: barre the 1st, 2nd and 3rd strings on the 3rd fret. Use your index finger to barre the 1st, 2nd and 3rd strings on the 3rd fret.
  3. Middle finger: 4th fret, 2nd string. Place your middle finger on the 4th fret of the 2nd string.
  4. Pinky finger: 6th fret, 4th string. Place your pinky finger on the 6th fret of the 4th string.
  5. Play chord. Strum all strings, except the 6th and 5th strings.

guitar strings and finger positions diagram

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These Songs Use The Eb/Ab Chord

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

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