Wednesday, 11 December 2013

E7 Guitar Chord

Today's Guitar Chord of The Day is E7 and we're trying out to different fingerings of E7 in open position. Our first E7 chord is an easy guitar chord to play. Start with an E major chord and remove your 3rd finger.
E7 Guitar Chord
E7 Guitar Chord tab

This lets the open D string ring.

E7 Guitar Chord fingering
E7 uses these notes: E, G#, B, D
7th chords use the notes from the major scale: 1, 3, 5, b7

Our second way of playing the E7 Guitar Chord in open position also starts with playing a regular E major chord. This time you add your little finger on the 3rd fret of the B string.
E7 Guitar Chord Box

Here is the fingering for this chord.
E7 Guitar Chord

Try using this chords in a Blues progression in A or E and tune back soon for another guitar chord of the day.