Guitar Chords in the Key of A Major

Guitar Chords within the Key of A Major

We are continuing on with our series on guitar chords in particular keys today.  In this post, we will be talking about some of the guitar chords that fall within the key of A Major.

This lesson on the Guitar Chords in the Key of A Major is divided into two major sections. The first section includes fairly basic chords that fall within this key.  The second section are a bunch of extended chords within the key of A. The second section is further subdivided into 6th, 7th, 9th and Sus Chords.

There are more chords within this key and those will be added eventually. For now, the following should keep you busy for a while. I hope you enjoy.

Basic Guitar Chords in the Key of A Major

Just below, you will find links to lessons on how to play six guitar chords that are in the key of A Major. Just click each link and the lessons will open up in new windows.  You will find chord diagrams included with each lesson.

A Major, B MinorC#m,  D Major, E Major, F#m

Extended Guitar Chords in the Key of A Major

6th Chords in the Key of A Major

A6, A6/9, Bm6, D6, E6

7th Chords in the Key of A Major

AMaj7, Bm7C#m7Dmaj7E7, F#m7

9th Chords in the Key of A  Major

AMaj9, Bm9, DMaj9 ,F#m9, E9

Sus Chords in the Key of A Major

Asus4, Bsus4, Esus4

Common Chord Progressions in the Key of A Major

Below are some common guitar chord progressions in the key of A Major:

1) I – IV – V: A Major, D Major, E Major

2) I – vi – IV V: A Major, F#m, D Major, E Major

3) II – V – I: Bm7E7Amaj7

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