How To Play The Ebm Chord On Guitar
Ebm Chord Guitar Instructions
To play the Ebm chord on your guitar, picture the Ebm chord chart shown to the left 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 Ebm chord by placing your fingers exactly where the diagram shows and strumming the correct strings.
Ebm Guitar Chord Finger Positions
Here's where you need to position your fingers when playing the Ebm guitar chord:
- Tune your guitar Tune your guitar to standard guitar tuning
- Index finger: 1st fret, 4th string. Place your index finger on the 1st fret of the 4th string.
- Middle finger: 2nd fret, 1st string. Place your middle finger on the 2nd fret of the 1st string.
- Ring finger: 3rd fret, 3rd string. Place your ring finger on the 3rd fret of the 3rd string.
- Pinky finger: 4th fret, 2nd string. Place your pinky finger on the 4th fret of the 2nd string.
- Play chord. Strum all strings, except the 6th and 5th strings.
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These Songs Use The Ebm Chord
Mastered playing the Ebm chord on your guitar? Challenge yourself by trying to play these songs to help you memorise it (they all use the Ebm chord)!
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