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How to Play C Minor 7 on Guitar [Cm7]

in Guitar Chords | 2 comments

C minor seventh chord is one of the more difficult chord for beginners to learn. Most version use bar chords.

In this video I’ll show you three versions including an easier version that doesn’t require baring the fretboard.

You can choose the easiest version for you, though eventually encourage you to learn all three versions as they are all useful in different situations.

Tomas Michaud

Author - Tomas Michaud at Real Guitar Success
Tomas Michaud is an American born guitarist and music educator with a French Canadian heritage. He first developed the Starland Guitar System in 1982 when his 9 year old daughter asked him to teach her guitar. Since then he’s founded the Starland School of Music in the SF Bay Area, and

When he's not making guitar instruction videos or creating more music to record (currently 7 CDs including Beauty and Fire) he's riding his bike along the beach with his dog Marco Polo or traveling to interesting places with his lovely wife Pui.
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  1. Thank you so much for the cm7, i am 70 and picked up guitar a year or so ago.I have problems with my fingers so i cant bar any chords thank you again

    robert calderon.Thank

    June 23, 2018

    • You are very welcome Robert. There are plenty of young people that have problems with bar chords also 🙂 -Tomas

      Tomas Michaud

      June 23, 2018

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