Gm/Bb Chord (Gm minor Over Bb) – 10 Ways to Play on the Guitar

The Gm/Bb (G minor over Bb) chord is a G minor chord, with the Bb (the b3) as the bass note.

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

Technically, the G minor chord with the Bb in the bass is a second inversion G minor chord.

Some Gm/Bb Chord Theory and Info

  • The Gm/Bb chord contains the notes Bb, G and D.
  • It is a G minor chord with a Bb in the bass.
  • The root note of Gm/Bb is G, the bass note is Bb.
  • The Gm/Bb chord is very similar to the Bb6 chord, and they are often used interchangeably. The only difference between the two chords is that the Bb6 chord can also include the F note, which is the 5th of Bb. Including the F note in Gm/Bb would make it a Gm7/Bb, as the F is the b7 note.

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