First Chords

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Here we go! If you’re a newcomer to playing the guitar these chords are probably the best place to start. They are sometimes called ‘open chords’, because they include open (ie. not fingered) strings. These are not the only open chords, you’ll find many more on this site, but they are the easiest to get to grips with for starters.

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