The next chord in our Jimi Hendrix chords mini series at Guitar Chord of the Day is a sus2 chord. Jimi used this chord lots, you can here it being slide up and down the fretboard at the beginning and end of Castles Made of Sand from his second album Axis: Bold As Love released in 1967, it's also used in Little Wing and many other Jimi songs.
This chord demonstrates another common technique that Jimi used: fretting notes with his thumb, as you can see in the photo at the top of the page.
Sus2 chords use these degrees of the major scale: 1, 2, 5
G sus2 uses the notes: G, A, D
Our inversion uses the notes in this order: G, G, D, A
Subscribe to the RSS feed and tune in tomorrow for another Guitar Chord Of The Day.