Basic Beginner Guitar Chord Lesson – Learn To Play Esus4

Learn how to play the easy basic beginner guitar chord Esus4 with this free guitar lesson. The Esus4 guitar chord (also known as E Suspended 4) is found in the E Major Scale: E  F# G# A  B  C# D# E. It is made up of the 1 , 4 and 5  of this scale. Meaning the notes E, A and B.

Continue scrolling down this post for a chord chart and video.  Enjoy!

E Major Chord notes: E A B

Here is a key that will help you read the chart:

Basic Guitar Chords Chart Key


The Esus4 Chord is definitely one of the easiest chords to learn and play. Just be certain that you are pressing down on the strings firmly enough. Play each string one at a time to be sure that you are producing a nice clean sound. If any of the strings buzz or sound muted, then you are doing something wrong.

The video below will further demonstrate how to correctly play this chord.


E Suspended 4 Chord Video