B Chord (Easy, Medium and Hard)

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Here are three ways to play the B chord (easy, medium and hard). The easy version is played using only the first three strings. The medium version is a root-6 barre chord, played on the 5th fret. The hard version is a root-5 barre chord, played on the 2nd fret.

Easy Version

  • 3rd finger on the 4th fret of the 3rd string.
  • 4th finger on the 4th fret of the 2nd string.
  • 1st finger on the 2nd fret of the 1st string.

Medium Version

  • 1st finger barres all strings on the 7th fret.
  • 3rd finger on the 9th fret of the 5th string.
  • 4th finger on the 9th fret of the 4th string.
  • 2nd finger on the 8th fret of the 3rd string.

Hard Version

  • 1st finger barres the 2nd fret (all strings excluding the 6th string).
  • 2nd finger on the 4th fret of the 4th string.
  • 3rd finger on the 4th fret of the 3rd string.
  • 4th finger on the 4th fret of the 2nd string.

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