20 Chord Progressions in the Key of C Major

Here are 20 chord progressions in the key of C Major. This is going to be great practice for you beginners and help you with some of those tricky chord changes.

These are all fairly easy beginner guitar chords that you should already be familiar with.  If not, I provided links to lessons on how to play each of these guitar chords within the lesson below.

With these chords in your arsenal, you will be able to play a ton of great songs on guitar.

 

You will notice under each chord, there are a series of up and down arrows.  These arrows represent the strumming pattern.  A down arrow means a downward strum and an up arrow is an upward strum.

I hope you enjoy this lesson.  Make certain that you are not rushing through these chord progressions. Go very slowly until you are able to switch between chords perfectly without error.  You can then begin to increase your speed.

Chord Progression 1

The chords you will need to know for this chord progression are:  D Minor, G Major, C Major and A Minor.  Click each hyperlinked chord to reach a lesson on how to play each chord.

Chord Progression 2

The chords you will need to know for this chord progression are: C Major, F Major,  G Major, and C Major.  Click each hyperlinked chord to reach a lesson on how to play each chord.

Chord Progression 3

The chords you will need to know for this chord progression are: C Major,  E MinorF Major and  G Major.  Click each hyperlinked chord to reach a lesson on how to play each chord.

Chord Progression 4

The chords you will need to know for this chord progression are: C Major,  E Minor, F Major and  C Major.  Click each hyperlinked chord to reach a lesson on how to play each chord.

Chord Progression 5

The chords you will need to know for this chord progression are: C Major,  E Minor 7 , D Minor and  G7.  Click each hyperlinked chord to reach a lesson on how to play each chord.

Chord Progression 6

The chords you will need to know for this chord progression are: Em7, A MinorG Major and C Major.  Click each hyperlinked chord to reach a lesson on how to play each chord.

Chord Progression 7

The chords you will need to know for this chord progression are: C Major,  D Minor , G Major and  C Major.  Click each hyperlinked chord to reach a lesson on how to play each chord.

Chord Progression 8

The chords you will need to know for this chord progression are: C Major,  D Minor , E Minor and  A Minor.  Click each hyperlinked chord to reach a lesson on how to play each chord.

Chord Progression 9

The chords you will need to know for this chord progression are: C Major,  A Minor , F Major and G Major.  Click each hyperlinked chord to reach a lesson on how to play each chord.

Chord Progression 10

The chords you will need to know for this chord progression are: C Major,  A Minor , D Minor and G Major.  Click each hyperlinked chord to reach a lesson on how to play each chord.

Chord Progression 11

The chords you will need to know for this chord progression are:  A Minor ,F Major ,  G Major and A Minor.  Click each hyperlinked chord to reach a lesson on how to play each chord.

Chord Progression 12

The chords you will need to know for this chord progression are:  Am7, Em7G Major and C Major.  Click each hyperlinked chord to reach a lesson on how to play each chord.

Chord Progression 13

The chords you will need to know for this chord progression are:E Minor,  Am, G Major and Am.  Click each hyperlinked chord to reach a lesson on how to play each chord.

Chord Progression 14

The chords you will need to know for this chord progression are: F Major , C Major, E Minor and A Minor.  Click each hyperlinked chord to reach a lesson on how to play each chord.

Chord Progression 15

The chords you will need to know for this chord progression are: A MinorDm7, G Major and C Major .  Click each hyperlinked chord to reach a lesson on how to play each chord.

Chord Progression 16

The chords you will need to know for this chord progression are: Dm7,  C Major, G Major and C Major.  Click each hyperlinked chord to reach a lesson on how to play each chord.

Chord Progression 17

The chords you will need to know for this chord progression are: F Major 7,  C Major 7G Major and A Minor.  Click each hyperlinked chord to reach a lesson on how to play each chord.

Chord Progression 18

The chords you will need to know for this chord progression are: C Major, A Minor, D Minor 7 and  G7 .  Click each hyperlinked chord to reach a lesson on how to play each chord.

Chord Progression 19

The chords you will need to know for this chord progression are: A MinorD Minor, Em and  A Minor .  Click each hyperlinked chord to reach a lesson on how to play each chord.

Chord Progression 20

The chords you will need to know for this chord progression are: C MajorD Minor, G7 and C Major.  Click each hyperlinked chord to reach a lesson on how to play each chord.

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