40 thoughts on “5 Basic Guitar Chords You Can Master Right Now

  1. i finished my fingering part before many days but i m now interested to learn chord part…how i can getting start????

  2. I would love to be able to play the guitar better for my own enjoyment at home. Took lessons many many years ago lol. I remember a lot of the chords but can’t really recall the ethos by which I actually learned to play a few songs. I have the guitar that belonged to my dad and basically interested in folk songs and easy listening. Thank you

    1. Hi Sheila! Playing guitar is a fantastic way to relax and have fun at home. Are you interested in trying guitar lessons again? A good teacher can help you learn the songs you want to play and you might find yourself playing even better than you had hoped!

  3. Great job Van Morrison .. taught me a few tweaks on rhythm. Would love to see more training in rhythm.. Thank you

    1. Thanks John! Any specific artists or techniques you’re interested in? I’ll see if we have any more articles you might like and send you the links.

  4. Thanks for the first lesson I really appreciate that man so much! I am really interested in more lesson and would love to have the free copy of your disk. Thanks man and God bless!!

  5. Decided at 70 years old to learn to play the guitar and have looked all over the net for the easiest lesson site and have found your site to be the best for me. I have smaller hands and find that the simple chords that you teach to be very helpful to me to play some of my favorite songs. Thanks keep it up!

    1. That’s fantastic, and we’re so glad we can help! If there’s anything specific you’d like to see, please let us know!

    1. Thank you, Gina! We’re happy to help. If there’s anything specific you’re working on, let us know!

  6. Great inspiration. Love the videos. Hoping that my 45 year dream will finally be realized

    Himadri Dasgupta.

  7. Hey marty schewartz my name is vinny..i am from india..so i knw it will not possible to dend me that dvds……but thnks fr teaching in such a easy way….its really helpfull..may God bless you

  8. I’m counting on you to teach old dog new tricks. Purchasing a acoustic guitar 35 years ago thinking one of my three kids would love it. Not a chance that’s when I realized it was not for them it’s for me. Now at 75 I am ready to learn. Thank you, Grandma Betty

  9. I am a beginner but you make it so easy is great. I am sure i will learn very quick .
    Thank you very much
    Alberto

  10. Took lessons years ago but the tutor guy never.let me learn songs. Then about two years ago I googled guitar songs and I can play it’s great .Not a day goes by when I’m playing.steve.North Yorkshire

  11. Admiring the time and effort you put into your blog and detailed information you offer. This is the first time i am reading your post and admire that you posted article which gives users lot of information regarding particular topic thanks for this share.

  12. This is a very good tip especially to those new to the blogosphere.

    Simple but very precise info… Thanks for sharing this one.
    A must read post!

  13. I stopped playing years a go, Due to cut off finger tip’s from a table saw…But now I need to start playing again, at 66. i started when i was in 5th grade..The 60’s ! I miss playing. I really would like to learn how to play lead , a little,,, OH,, and re-learn how to just play ! LOL

    1. Tommi Iommi of Black Sabbath is missing the end of two fingers, and he did quite well. He was inspired by Django Reinhardt, who played with two fingers, and was arguably one of the best jazz guitar players ever.

  14. Hi! Jessica. I read your blog it is very intriguing and accommodating for the tenderfoots to learn and rehearse the chords in the easy way. With these 5 basic chords any fundamental student can learn and play them in all respects effectively.

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