The G5 chord

Chord diagram for the G5 guitar chord.
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Step by Step

Let’s walk through how to play that G5 chord, one finger at a time, on your guitar.

  1. Put your first finger on the third fret of the sixth string.
  2. Put your third finger on the fifth fret of the fifth string.
  3. Put your fourth finger on the fifth fret of the fourth string.
  4. Strum only the thickest three strings.

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