The Bm7b5 chord

Chord diagram for the Bm7b5 guitar chord.
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Step by Step

Let’s walk through how to play that Bm7b5 chord, one finger at a time, on your guitar.

  1. Put your first finger on the first fret of the first string.
  2. Put your second finger on the second fret of the fifth string.
  3. Put your third finger on the second fret of the third string.
  4. Strum only the thinnest five strings.

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