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Guitar Chords made simple

Looking at the guitar fretboard and all the possible places you can place your fingers can be daunting. However it may be useful to know that there are only really 3 true Guitar Chords Shapes that you can make in Standard Tuning. These guitar chords shapes derive from the C_A_G_E_D system and are closely related to this system. The 3 Guitar Chord Shapes are really just the following

  • The C Shape guitar chord
  • The A Shape guitar chord
  • and the E Shape guitar chord

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