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How to Play a C Major Open Chord | Guitar Lessons

November 3, 2019

So let’s talk about C major. C major can be a tricky chord at first to
learn. So what you’re gonna do is you’re gonna put
your first finger on 2nd string, 1st fret. Then your 2nd finger is gonna go on the 4th
string, 2nd fret. And then your 3rd finger is gonna go on the
fifth string 3rd fret. And that’s kind of a, that’s, that’s the hard
part I think cause that’s a little bit of a reach. In fact I have to really make my finger, really
bend a little awkwardly in order to get it in there, and I don’t want anything to hit
the other strings. And this is it, when I strum it I’m trying
to avoid the 6th string. C major.


  • Reply Loza January 17, 2011 at 4:43 am

    I keep hitting the first string :c

  • Reply Loza January 18, 2011 at 3:08 am

    I gotz it finally ๐Ÿ˜€

  • Reply ET51X July 30, 2011 at 9:14 pm

    Very helpful, thanks.

  • Reply xCowsCanFly August 8, 2011 at 4:57 pm

    @54321marioluigi lol. yeah, i was thinking the same! ๐Ÿ˜€

  • Reply fiona carter September 28, 2011 at 6:45 pm

    thnx this really helped ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Reply ElBae๐Ÿ•ธ September 30, 2011 at 8:31 pm

    Wait this guy is so lovely ! I want you to be my teacher you are so calm and nice ๐Ÿ˜€

  • Reply Sheena Mae Diango-Carangue January 23, 2012 at 4:31 pm

    sexy stubble!

  • Reply Muttayanuwat April 26, 2012 at 3:38 pm

    Damn C major's kinda hard .

  • Reply sapi babun November 27, 2012 at 7:04 am

    is there got C minor??

  • Reply BamQuazam February 11, 2013 at 12:02 am

    Go to the shop so it can get repaired.

  • Reply Milk Lostar May 15, 2013 at 2:37 am

    XD This is why we can't have nice things. I love how youtubers like to criticize, "dude, you don't like the video, that's your problem, just don't comment harshly and vulgarly, just because you didn't like it. Tell someone who cares." (To those who want to be critics.)

  • Reply Vinoth Nathan July 9, 2013 at 9:46 am

    maybe tuning out?

  • Reply brandon vella January 16, 2014 at 2:46 am

    I use u to listen if I'm doin stuff right

  • Reply Komal Dhamija May 6, 2015 at 12:29 pm

    Good job

  • Reply Manoj kumar Kahar November 22, 2016 at 4:48 pm

    to play C major chord , we use ( A + E + G ) notes.. but U used your index finger in C note. ( 1st fret 2nd string.)

  • Reply Parker Lewis March 5, 2017 at 2:49 am

    0:26 that's what she said

  • Reply Rabina Magar March 17, 2018 at 11:36 am

    Thanks its very helpful
    Like it…๐Ÿ‘

  • Reply Alex Bastian August 26, 2018 at 6:05 am


  • Reply Deepak May 3, 2019 at 6:38 pm

    C Chord

  • Reply Samuel Dunegan September 14, 2019 at 9:33 pm

    i have mad respect for people who can play the guitar. I decided to self teach myself and am currently learning all the chords and what not. it takes me about 1 minute just to get my fingers positioned correctly just to play c major with the perfect sound. wow just wow. talk about talent.

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