How to Play the E Chord on Guitar

In this lesson, we are going to show you how to play the E chord.

This is a chord that is used for many different types of songs. First, place your first finger on the 3rd string, 1st fret, then place your second finger on the 5th string, 2nd fret, and finally place your third finger on the 4th string, 2nd fret. That’s the E chord.

You are now at the stage of breaking thru to learning how to play the guitar. It only gets easier from here. Hang in there and just keep practicing on a daily basis.

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Sam Lyons

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