Gm7 Chord on the Guitar (G Minor 7) – Diagrams, Finger Positions, Theory

The G minor 7 chord (Gm7) a G minor chord (G – Bb – D) with the ‘flat 7’ of the G Major scale included (F).

The minor 7 chord in general is a very common and popular chord. Along with the Major 7 and Dominant 7 chords, the minor 7 chord is one of the most common 7th chords in all of music.

G minor 7 is quite a popular chord. There are many chord progressions that move from Gm7 to Cm7 or Gm7 to D7.

Some Quick Gm7 Chord Theory

  • The G minor 7 chord contains the notes G, Bb, D and F.
  • The Gm7 chord is produced by playing the 1st (root), flat 3rd, 5th and flat 7th of the G Major scale.
  • The G minor 7 chord (just like all minor 7 chords) contains the following intervals (from the root note): minor 3rd, Major 3rd, minor 3rd, Major 2nd (back to the root note).
  • Gm7 is an Gm chord, with the flat 7th (F) included.

10 Ways To Play The G Minor 7 Chord

If you’ve come to this page just to view some chord diagrams for Gm7, here they are.

G Minor 7 Chord 10 Shapes

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