The Cadd9 chord

Chord diagram for the Cadd9 guitar chord.
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Step by Step

Let’s walk through how to play that Cadd9 chord, one finger at a time, on your guitar.

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

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