Learn how to Play the Am6 Guitar Chord

Learn how to play the Am6 guitar chord (also known as A minor 6, A Minor 6th) with this lesson.


The A Minor 6  Chord  is found by locating the 1, b3, 5 and 6 steps of the  A Major Scale: A, B, C#, D, E, F#, G#, or the notes A, C, E and F#.  The “b3” symbol translates to “Flattened 3rd” , which means we simply lower the 3rd step of the A Major Scale (C#) a 1/2 step to a “C”.

Notes of the Am6 Chord: A, C, E and F#

There are 4 different ways to play the Am6 guitar chord in this post.  See the chord diagrams below for more details.  Also included below is a video demonstration for this chord.

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

Guitar Chord Chart Key

Chord Playing Tips: Be sure that you are pressing down on the strings hard enough and play each string one at a time to make sure you have a nice clean sound. If any of the strings buzz or sound muted, then something is not right.

A Minor 6 Guitar Chord Video

The video below will further demonstrate how to play the A Minor 6 Guitar Chord.