How To Play The Gmaj7 Chord On Guitar

Gmaj7 chord

Gmaj7 Chord Guitar Instructions

To play the Gmaj7 chord on your guitar, picture the Gmaj7 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 Gmaj7 chord by placing your fingers exactly where the diagram shows and strumming the correct strings.

Gmaj7 Guitar Chord Finger Positions

Here's where to position your fingers when playing the Gmaj7 chord:

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

guitar strings and finger positions diagram

Other Names For The Gmaj7 Guitar Chord:

  • GM7 Chord
  • GMaj7 Chord
  • G(maj7) Chord
  • G(M7) Chord

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These Songs Use The Gmaj7 Chord

Mastered playing the Gmaj7 chord on your guitar? Challenge yourself by trying to play these songs to help you memorise it (they all use the Gmaj7 chord)!

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