What is the best guitar chord?

Out of these

  • A
  • Am
  • A6
  • A7
  • A9
  • Am6
  • Am7
  • Amaj7
  • Adim
  • A+
  • Asus
  • B
  • Bm
  • B6
  • B7
  • B9
  • Bm6
  • Bm7
  • Bmaj7
  • Bdim
  • B+
  • Bsus
  • C
  • Cm
  • C6
  • C7
  • C9
  • Cm6
  • Cm7
  • Cmaj7
  • Cdim
  • C+
  • Csus
  • D
  • Dm
  • D6
  • D7
  • D9
  • Dm6
  • Dm7
  • Dmaj7
  • Ddim
  • D+
  • Dsus
  • E
  • Em
  • E6
  • E7
  • E9
  • Em6

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They’re all good.


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I prefer my diminished to be seventhed, so a shalln’t be voting, thank you VERY much

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F#madd11 actually

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different chords for different … needs

all variations of B are the best chords because they don’t sound quite as major or minor as your standard open chords and also you can transition easily from them.

I couldn’t have made this any more clearer

That’s not in the list

Clearly it’s A minor, open, on a recently tuned acoustic guitar in a room with plenty of natural reverb.

Bloody love A minor, so easy to smash your fingers sideways into E and then back again. Could do that all day. Lovely.


not even with a bigger font, or perhaps bold?

Yeah, I suppose you’re right actually, sorry

are we talking sus4s or sus2s?

it’s fine, I’m just not voting for chords that don’t appeal to me.

on a different note, are the chords instrument specific? Some chords sound better on certain instruments.

all the barre chords with the open b & e are the best



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I barely ever play those chords the standard way anymore.

Open D - 550500

same man, it’s my entire guitar playing shtick

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KWN-adiDNtM this is my favourite song that does it, prince did it a far bit as well i think.

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I will be using all of the ones listed equally in my newest song.

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