Guitar Chords Index (for all levels)

Guitar chords for every ability. Welcome to our famous guitar chords index!

In this guitar chords index you will find:

  • Chords for kids | 3-String Chords
  • Beginner & Intermediate | Stepping-Stone Chords and Open Chords
  • Intermediate | Power Chords
  • Intermediate | Barre Chords
  • Intermediate | Semi-Barre Chords
  • Intermediate & Advanced | CAGED Guitar Chords
  • All levels | Major 7th, Minor 7th and Dominant 7th Chords

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Guitar chords for kids | 3-String Guitar Chords

3 string guitar chords are the easiest chords you can play on guitar. These chords are perfect for kids or for adults who have conditions which affect the dexterity of their fingers.

These chords are easy to play and usually require only 1-2 fingers.

Quick Tip: Take any standard chord and play strings 1-3 to create the 3-string version. This works for every chord!

Here’s a few classic examples of some 3-string guitar chords:

Em

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G Major

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C Major

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To learn how to read guitar chords, go here: How To Read Guitar Chords: An Essential Guide

D Major

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E Major

E Major

 

To learn more about these chords, go here: Guitar Lessons For Kids

Stepping-Stone Chords And Open Chords

Stepping-stone chords are easier versions of more advanced guitar chords.

If you’re a beginner guitarist you must start with stepping-stone chords as this helps you develop your technique and dexterity. Then, once you’re ready, you can have a go at harder chords.

You must know how to play every major and minor chord. We’re going to show you every stepping-stone chord and open chord. Let’s get stuck in.

Quick Tip!

Every time you see a chord without the word ‘minor’ after it, this is a major chord.

Like this:

  • ‘A’ = A major chord
  • ‘A Minor’ = A minor chord

If you want to enhance your musicality, you must learn how to strum. Learn how to do this in this free guitar lesson: How To Strum

A Chord

Here’s a standard open A major chord.

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Stepping Stone A

Here’s a stepping-stone version of this A chord. In the guitar world, we refer to this chord as Asus2. If you find the normal A chord too difficult, play this one.

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To learn more voicings of the A chord, go here:3 Easy Ways To Play The A Chord On Guitar

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A Minor Chord

Here’s a regular A minor chord.

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Stepping Stone A Minor Chord

Here’s a stepping stone version of the A minor chord. This is an Am7. Use this chord if you find the regular A minor too difficult.

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Learn more voicings of this chord here:Am Guitar Chord For Beginners

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