How To Play The Gm Chord On Guitar

Gm chord

Gm Chord Guitar Instructions

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

Gm Guitar Chord Finger Positions

Here's where you need to position your fingers when playing the Gm chord:

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

guitar strings and finger positions diagram

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These Songs Use The Gm Chord

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

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