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How to Play a Minor 7th Chord on Bass Guitar

Learn how to play a minor 7th chord on the bass guitar from musician John Sutton in this online guitar lesson from Howcast.


The minor 7th chord has 4 notes: a root, a minor third, a fifth, and a minor 7th. Let's use G as an example. The G-minor 7th chord is going to be G (our root), B-flat (our minor third), D (our fifth), and F (our minor 7th). G, B-flat, D, and our lowered 7th, F. Here's the G-minor 7th chord in 2 octaves. And that's a minor 7th chord on the bass guitar.

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