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E Major Guitar Chord

The E Major Guitar Chord (also written as E or EMaj) is probably one of the more popular chords to start learning as you will use it quite a lot. There are many songs which use the E Major chord and you will be glad to hear it is easy to learn and easy to play. The chord starts on the first fret with one finger on the G string and the other 2 on the second fret on the A and D strings. One of the trickiest things sometimes when learning the E Major Guitar Chord is getting the right fingers on the strings.

E Major Guitar Chord - How to play the E Major Guitar Chord

Songs which use the E Major Guitar Chord

Candle in the Wind – Elton John

Norwegian Wood – The Beatles

My Heart will go on – Celine Dion

If you find a song in the key of F, you can always put on a capo on the 1st fret and play the guitar chords in the key of E.

The notes in the Guitar Chord of E Major are E G# and B so if you strum from the thickest E string the notes you will play are E B E A B E in that order.

Since the E and B are in the scale of E Major you can pluck or play all the strings as required.

If you find a song which uses the E Major Guitar Chord then you will probably find that the other chords in the song might include B Major, A Major or D Major.