8 Beginner Guitar Chords You Should Know

How To Play Guitar Chords

Ever hear people talk about the basic chords that are in “every” song? If you know these chords, you can play 90% of popular songs. When you’re first learning guitar, that’s the best thing you’ll ever hear. And because they’re used frequently, every beginner guitarist should know how to play these chords. So let’s learn them!

The chords you’ll learn are called open chords — which means one or more strings aren’t being fretted by your fingers. In other words, most of the chords only require a couple of fingers, making them simple to play.