Play Beginner Blues Chords on the Acoustic Guitar

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Hello and welcome to VisiHow. In this series of videos, we are showing you some guitar techniques for the absolute beginner. In this video, we're going to show you some bluesy chords.

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    First, we're going to make an E chord
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    Put your middle finger on the second fret of the A string, the ringer finger on the second fret of the D string, and the index finger on the first fret of the G string.
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    Now to make it bluesy, we've got to put the pinky on the third fret of the B string
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    OK, you hear it. It's got that bluesy sound.
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    Next, we're going to play the A7, so just move all your fingers down one fret
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    We're just going to move the whole hand down one fret. So it's going to be the A, A minor chord, with the little pinky on the third fret of the bottom E string. So we've got the middle finger on the second fret of the D string, the ring finger on the second fret of the G string, and the index finger on the first fret of the B string.
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    Next, we're going to have a B7 chord, which is the index finger on the first fret of the D string, middle finger on the second fret of the A string, ring finger on the second fret of the D string, and little finger on the second fret of the bottom E string
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    Now let's try to play them in a pattern
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    We'll start with a 4/4 pattern. You can play them any way you want. Be creative, experiment and see what happens.
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    There you go
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    You've been watching a video on how to play some blues chords and how to mix it up. I hope it's been beneficial for you. If you have any questions or suggestions, you can leave them in the section below. You can also find other videos in this guitar series in the section below. Check them out and keep on learning! You've been watching VisiHow. Goodbye!
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