How To Play The G# Chord On Guitar

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G# Chord Guitar Instructions

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

G# Guitar Chord Finger Positions

Here's where to position your fingers when playing the G# chord:

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

guitar strings and finger positions diagram

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These Songs Use The G# Chord

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

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