What chords should I learn first on guitar?

In general, chord progressions are divided into two broad categories: major and minor.
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Major, minor and related chord progressions

Major chords can be played with any finger to create an ascending progression. When you are playing a major chord, you use your 3rd fret to play the major 3rd on the guitar string and the 6th fret to play the major 6th on the fretboard. The 12th and 13th frets hold the minor 3rd position.

In any major chord progression, there are usually three steps:

The C chord. For the major chord, you use the 8th and 11th frets to play the C chord. You usually can’t play this note in the major chord progression on the guitar because the tone remains at the 11th fret.

For the major chord, you use the 8th and 11th frets to play the C chord. You usually can’t play this note in the major chord progression on the guitar because the tone remains at the 11th fret. The A chord. For the minor chord, you use the 1st fret to play the A chord note with the 3rd fret being the Bb or Db.

For the minor chord, you use the 1st fret to play the A chord note with the 3rd fret being the Bb or Db. The other note at the 12th fret is known as the Mixolydian mode chord. This chord is played at the 1st, 3rd and 5th frets.

If you don’t get the Bb or Db in any of your 3rds, you must fret the 5th, 7th and 9th frets.

When you are learning the minor scale, it is used to give the C3D7 chord a more harmonic taste.

Minor chords progression (C7, D7, A7, Eb5, F5 (C5)…), you must remember that not all of the notes in the series are used in the major chords!

For the other types of chords, you can use the notes from the major chords to bring more flavor to your songs.

Minor scale changes

Major scale changes

The minor scale changes are the most difficult chord to play because they contain all the strings of one note, while the major scale changes only contain the notes from the major scale.


In the case of the C major scale, the root note for the