Oct. 15, 2021

047 - Which Chords Should I Learn?

If you've found yourself feeling overwhelmed by the number of guitar chords there are and unsure where to begin or which ones you should be learning. 

Make sure you listen to this week's podcast episode because I will talk about which chords you should learn and in which order.


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Below are the chords I recommend learning and the order in which to learn them:

  • Basic 8 Open Chords (A, C, D, E, G, Am, Dm & Em)
  • Open Power Chords (E5, A5 & D5)
  • Dominant 7th Chords
  • Major 7th Chords
  • Minor 7th Chords
  • Four Finger Chords (G, Em7, Cadd9 & A7sus4)
  • Half Barre Chords (Dm7, F, Dmaj7 & F#m)
  • Movable Power chords
  • Barre Chords
  • Suspended chords

BGA members you can download sheets of all the above chords here

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