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

The C/G chord is a C Major chord, with the G (the 5th) as the bass note.

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

Technically, the C Major chord with the G in the bass is a second inversion G Major chord.

Some C/G Chord Theory and Info

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

10 Ways to Play the C/G Chord on Guitar

C Over G Chord

Some Useful C/G Related Reading

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