Eb7sus4 Guitar Chord Lesson

In the following post, we will be covering how to play the Eb7sus4 guitar chord . The Eb7sus4 Guitar Chord is found by locating the 1, 4, 5 and b7 positions of the Eb Major scale: Eb F G Ab Bb C D Eb, or the notes Eb, Ab, Bb and Db. The "b7" symbol is referring to the flattened 7th position of the Eb Scale. When we flatten a note, we are simply going back 1/2 step from that note. In this case, … [Read more...]

C#7sus4 Guitar Chord

In today's post we will be learning exactly how to play a guitar chord known as C#7sus4.  Other names for this chord are C Sharp 7 Sus 4, C# dominant 7th suspended 4th, Db7sus4.   Let's dive into a little music theory concerning this chord shall we?  This chord has it's origins in the C# Scale.  The C# Scale consists of the following note:  C#, D#, E#, F#, G#, A#, and B#.   As you can see there … [Read more...]

How to Play the B7sus4 Guitar Chord

Learn how to play the B7sus4 guitar chord with this free tutorial. This chord comes from the B Major Scale.   This scale consists of the following notes:  B C# D# E F# G# A#.   In order to build our B7sus4 chord, we need to pull the 1st, 4th, 5th, and b7 notes from this scale. This just means that we take the 1st, 4th, 5th and flattened 7th positions or the notes: B, E, F# and A.  The only … [Read more...]

Dm6 Guitar Chord Lesson

In the following post you will be learning how to play the Dm6 Guitar Chord (also known as Dm6, D Minor 6th).  Before you skip down to the chord charts below, why not learn a bit of theory first and see how this chord is actually formed? This chord has its origins in the D Major Scale, which is comprised of the following notes: D, E, F#, G, A, B, C#.  We need 4 notes from this scale to form our … [Read more...]

Bbm6 Guitar Chord Lesson

The Bbm6 Guitar Chord (also known as B Flat Minor 6, A#m6) is found in the Bb Major Scale. Here are the notes of this scale:  Bb C, D, Eb, F, G, and A. We need 4 notes from the above scale in order to form our Bbm6 guitar chord.  So which notes and how do we find them? It is pretty simple really.  We just need to apply a little formula.  That formula looks like this: 1, b3, 5 and 6.   … [Read more...]

Gmaj7 Guitar Chord Lesson

Learn how to play the Gmaj7 guitar chord with this free tutorial. The Gmaj7 chord is found by locating the 1,3,5 and 7 positions of the G Major Scale. The G Major Scale contains the notes: G, A, B, C, D, E, and F#, so when we locate the 1,3,5 and 7 positions of this scale, we arrive at the notes: G, B, D and F#. Those are the notes of our chord. There are 3 voicings or versions of this chord … [Read more...]

David Bowie Space Oddity Guitar Lesson

Learn how to play the song "Space Oddity" by David Bowie" with this free acoustic guitar lesson. This song was written and performed by David Bowie and was released as a single in 1969.  This song also appears on his album "David Bowie". This is a beginner to intermediate guitar song.  I say this because there are some basic beginner chords as well as some barre chords.  There are some really … [Read more...]

How to Play the Cmaj7 Chord on Guitar

Learn how to play the Cmaj7 chord on guitar. The C Major 7 Guitar Chord (also known as C Major Seventh, CMaj7 or C Major 7th), is found by locating the 1, 3 , 5 and 7 positions C , E, G and B) of the C Major Scale: C D E F G A B C. There are 3 variations of this chord found below in the chord charts. Here is a key that will help you read the chart:   Chord Playing … [Read more...]

Layla – Unplugged Acoustic Guitar Lesson

Learn how to play the song "Layla" by Eric Clapton with this free guitar lesson by Marty Schwartz.  This lesson will teach you the "unplugged" acoustic version and includes three videos.  One will teach you the chord progression and strumming and the other two will teach you how to play the solo. This song was written by Eric Clapton and Jim Gordon, originally released by Derek and the Dominos … [Read more...]

A Flat Major 7 Guitar Chord Lesson

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to play the Ab7 Guitar Chord (also known as A Flat Dominant 7, A Flat Dominant 7th).  There are 3 voicings or variations of this chord below (see the chord charts).  These chords are a bit challenging to play if you are just beginning as some do require barre and muting techniques that you may not have mastered as of yet.  Give them a try though.  It's … [Read more...]