C/E Chord (C Over E) – 10 Ways to Play on the Guitar

The C/E chord is a C Major chord, with the C (the 3rd) as the bass note.

The chord is also referred to as C over E, or C ‘slash’ E, or simply, C with an E in the bass.

Technically, the C Major chord with the E in the bass is a first inversion C Major chord.

Some C/E Chord Theory and Info

  • The C/E chord contains the notes E, C and E.
  • It is a C Major chord with an E in the bass.
  • The root note of C/E is C, the bass note is E.

10 Ways to Play the C/E Chord on Guitar

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