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.

Key of A guitar chords

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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. 

Key of B guitar chord chart

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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 C family of guitar chords

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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.

Key of D primary & secondary guitar chords with fretboards

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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".

Key of E primary & secondary guitar chords

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

Key of F primary & secondary guitar chords fretboards

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Key of G primary & secondary guitar chords




The links to the guitar chord families PDF downloads:


Download the guitar song chords for the key of A


Download the chords for the key of B


Download the family of chords for the key of C


Download the chords for the key of D


Download the chord family sheet for the key of E


Download the chords for the key of F


Download the guitar chords for the key of G








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About the Author

Dana Thynes

Hi, I'm Dana!  (Say that like "Anna".)  I'm the owner of Music-for-Music-Teachers.com.

Like some of you, I've been playing the piano since early childhood, and added a few other instruments along the way, plus an interest in arranging and composing music.

You can find out more about me and the reason for this website at my About Me page.