Guitar Song Chords
by Chord Family

What guitar song chords belong together? These free guitar chord charts will show you the most common chord families.

If you've been playing guitar for even a short time, you've probably noticed that some chords always seem to be associated with each other. D7 is (almost) always followed by G. G7 is (almost) always followed by C. C7 is (almost) always followed by F. F7...well, I could go on and on. 

It is not my purpose on this page to explain music theory and how to know which chord to play next. Eventually, I'll put up a Circle of 5ths for anyone who wishes to refer to it, and I'll tell you all about its near-magical properties. (It's kind of a gee-whiz way to figure out musical relationships.)

Key of A guitar chords



Key of B guitar chord chart



Key of C guitar chords


There are lots of music theory sites out there on the web, many of which will tell you far more than you ever wanted to know. I will tell you that the I, IV, and V (1, 4, and 5) chords are enough for most songs such as church hymns and folk songs, with the ii, iii, and vi (2, 3, and 6) chords adding color.

For now, here are the main groups of chords most beginning guitarists, especially folk and church guitarists, will find useful. 


Key of D primary & secondary guitar chords



Key of E primary & secondary guitar chords



Key of F primary & secondary guitar chords



Key of G primary & secondary guitar chords






The Adventures of Tonsta, Volume 1, is a book about a young boy travelling over mountains and fjords from village to village, encountering trolls and helping folk in distress.

The Adventures of Tonsta

A perfect read aloud storybook
for little boys or girls. 

The Adventures of Tonsta highlight the travels of a very young boy with a good heart, who goes about helping folk in trouble.  

With a red cap on his head and a sack of tools slung over his shoulder, Tonsta seems to meet people in distress wherever he goes.

Lots of trolls in this book.

Available at Amazon!





Recent Articles

  1. Free Guitar Tabs: Devil's Dream in Tablature and Standard Notation

    FREE guitar tabs, now with an EASY-to-read 2-page version. These arrangements include standard treble clef notation as well.

    Read More

  2. Free Fur Elise Sheet Music - Beautifully Readable Copies

    Fur Elise sheet music in its entirety, with quarter notes for easy deciphering! These beautiful transcriptions are perfect for students who've just mastered coordination of right hand melody against l…

    Read More

  3. What Do You Do With a Drunken Sailor Chords & Guitar Tabs

    What Do You Do With a Drunken Sailor chords & guitar tabs, with standard notation for fiddle players too! A short solo and a fancy flatpicking duet!

    Read More

  4. "I'll Fly Away" Free Fiddle Sheet Music & Easy Guitar Tabs

    I'll Fly Away free fiddle sheet music, with an easy lettered version for beginners! Also, solos & harmonies for voice and guitar.

    Read More

  5. Home on the Range Free Guitar Tabs & Sheet Music

    Home on the Range, free guitar tabs are an easy way to show your guitar student how to dress up a song with secondary chords. First show them the simple version with 3 chords, then move on to the fanc…

    Read More

  6. Hark the Herald Angels Sing Lyrics & Sheet Music

    Hark the Herald Angels Sing - an easy Middle C piano arrangement for young students still learning to read notes, and a guitar tab arrangement too!

    Read More

  7. Carol of the Bells Guitar Tab

    Carol of the Bells guitar tab for your student who is beginning to stretch their abilities with classical or fingerstyle guitar playing. These tabs are LEGIBLE!

    Read More

  8. Oh Holy Night Sheet Music for Elementary Piano

    Oh Holy Night sheet music for elementary piano - NOW with an EASIER secondo part that your intermediate students can play! The easy solo shares the melody between the two hands.

    Read More




Comments

Do you have a funny story about this music, or does it remind you of something you'd like to share with other readers? Do you have a question? I'd love to hear it!

Please note that all comments are moderated, and will not appear until I have approved them. Also, IF YOU ARE ASKING FOR MUSIC THAT IS NOT IN THE PUBLIC DOMAIN, YOUR REQUEST WILL BE IGNORED. That's pretty much any music written in the last 75 years...

What Other Visitors Have Said

Click below to see contributions from other visitors to this page...

WHAT İS LİCK AND RİFF AND THE DİFFERENCES ? 
I START TO LEARN JAZZ GUİTAR ON MY OWN....THEREFORE I HAVE LOT OF QUESTİONS İN MY MİND ...BUT I WİLL ASK THEM LATER ON ... THANK YOU İN ADVANCE …

Do You Have These Charts in Additional Keys? 
Do have have these charts for the other half of the circle of 5ths? key of Bb, Eb, Ab, etc.? What about for minor? Dana: No, I don't. By the …

How to Play 5 Strings on the Guitar with only 4 Fingers? 
How can you play 5 strings at the same time while using only 4 fingers (example F chords)? Dana: Hi, Luke. The answer is that the 1 finger (left …

Click here to write your own.








Sign up for "Take Note!" to see what's new every month.





Search Music-for-Music-Teachers:



Comments

Have your say... Leave me a comment in the box below.