C D E F G A B Db Eb Gb Ab Bb C# D# F# G# A#
G G7 Gmaj7 G6 G5 Gm Gm7 Gm6 Gsus4 Gsus2 Gadd9 Gadd2

G major chord guitar

Diagram, notes and theoretical summary. Plus tips on related chords.

Relevant chords: G/B G/D G/E G/F#

Alternative chord shapes: G alternative shapes

G

G major chord diagram

Full name: G Major
Alternative name/abbreviation: GM
Type: Open chord
Notes in the chord: G, B, D
Importance: 10/10
Difficulty: 3/10

Chord progressions

G > B > C > D


G > D > Am


G > B7 > C > A7 ("Sittin' on the Dock of the Bay" - Otis Redding)


G > C > G > G | D > F > C > G | C > D > G > D ("Brown Eyed Girl" - Van Morrison)


G > Cadd9 > D (x2) | Em > D > Cadd9 > G (x2) | Em > G (x2) ("Good Riddance" - Green Day)


G > G7 > C > Cm > G > Em7 > A7 > D7 ("Desperado" - Eagles)

G/B

G/B chord diagram

Full name: G Major slash B
Alternative name/abbreviation: G 1st inversion
Type: Open chord
Notes in the chord: B, D, G

G/D

G/D chord diagram

Full name: G Major slash D
Alternative name/abbreviation: G 2nd inversion
Type: Open chord
Notes in the chord: D, G, B

G/E

G/E chord diagram

Full name: G Major slash E
Alternative name/abbreviation: G/e
Type: Open chord
Notes in the chord: E, G, B, D

G/F#

G/F# chord diagram

Full name: G Major slash F sharp
Alternative name/abbreviation: G/f#
Type: Open chord
Notes in the chord: F#, G, B, D

G (1st alternative chord shape)

G major chord diagram

G (2nd alternative chord shape)

G major chord diagram

G (3rd alternative chord shape)

G major chord diagram