Gadd4 Guitar Chord

Learn how to play the beginner guitar chord, Gadd4, with this free tutorial.

The Gadd4 Guitar Chord is found in the G Major Scale: G A B C D E F# G. It is made up of the 1, 3, 4 and 5 of this scale. Meaning the notes G, B,C, and D.

This is  a very easy chord to finger.  If you know how to play the open G Major chord, then you are almost there.  You are basically adding one more note to the G Major chord, the ā€œCā€ note to be specific.  This can be easily played by placing your first finger on the first fret of the B string, as indicated in the chord chart below.


Gadd4 Chord notes: G B C and D

You can see just how to finger this chord by referring to the diagram chart below.

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

Basic Guitar Chords Chart Key

G Add 4 Video Demonstration

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