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How to Play an E7 Barre Chord on Guitar

Learn how to play barre chords in E7 in this guitar lesson from Howcast.


Okay, next is E7. E7 is already an open chord and we've been using it to make other shapes, but it's still possible to make this into a bar chord. So I take E7, switch around my fingers so I have my first finger free, move that all the way up to the twelfth fret, that's where the guitar starts again. So here we are, E7. [strums guitar] And then I can take A7, switch that around so I have my first finger free, and move that up to the seventh fret, that's where E is on the first string. And here we are, here's the bar at the seventh, an A7 shape. [strums guitar] E7 as a barre chord.

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