Chords in the Key of G: How to play G, C, D, and Em

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This is the 2nd lesson in my basics of guitar series. In the first lesson, we learned how to hold the guitar, how to read chord diagrams, and how to play our first chord, the D chord.

In this lesson, you’ll learn the four most used chords in the key of G: the G chord, the C chord, the D chord, and the Em chord.

How to play the chords