these Seventh Chords are dominant chords.
They add, they add a little spice to our
They add just a little tension and just a
little color to,
to spicen up the the chords.
C, G, D7.
Just sounds a little more rich
[NOISE] than plain old D.
You know, if you're just cooking with salt
and pepper, you know, you gotta have a
little garlic in there once in awhile.
So we're gonna continue on this vein.
If we were in the key of D for instance,
our one, four and five, our D, G and A.
A being the five chord it needs to become
a seven or a dominant chord.
So how do we make an A into an A7?
[SOUND] Here's your bar A that I showed
you [NOISE] earlier.
And what is the seventh note of an A
scale, A, B, C, D, E, F, G.
We're gonna add a G note to that chord.
And it's fingered like that.
Bar in the low two.
[NOISE] Third finger on the fourth fret.
second finger on the third fret.
At the G note.
So there's your A7.
We're gonna pretend we're in the key of D.
We're going into the four chord with G.
we're gonna go to the five chord of A7.
There's your B.
And back to D.
Now, we're gonna move to the key of A.
A is now the home base.
That's the root chord.
D is the four.
And E [NOISE] is the five.
the E chord needs to be the seventh chord.
Now a few of these.
I showed you how to bar.
The D chord up [NOISE] to the E position.
That's four, two, two, four.
Now the E chord,
the seventh note of an E scale, E, F, G,
A, B, C, D.
You need to add a D note to that chord.
we do that by placing our pinky right
there on the fifth fret, second string.
So this is four.
Beautiful little E7 chord there.
I'm gonna show you one other E7, just so
you have some options.
Cuz this one's pretty tangled, you're
using all four fingers.
Some people will have trouble with that.
Here's a two finger E7.
You'll love this.
[SOUND] First fret.
[SOUND] Open on the third string.
[SOUND] Second fret.
B on the A string.
[SOUND] And open on the E.
That's also a nice little E7.
That's just a two finger E7.
One, O, two, O.
So again, we're in the key of A.
we're gonna go to the fourth chord [NOISE]
which is D.
Now we're gonna to go to the five chord,
which is E.
This one [NOISE] or this one.
And back to the A.
Let's do all that again with me.
Here comes the D.
Here comes the E.
And back to the A.
do this one other key, the key of C now.
we have our little two finger C chord
[NOISE] really simple.
We were doing the F this way.
The three finger F.
I'm gonna show you a new kind of F chord.
how you can just lift things over and they
become a chord?
Look at how easy that is.
Just bring the C chord over to the next
Two and three.
Now if you want [NOISE] you can let the A
string ring open.
[SOUND] The second string.
Or you can bar that.
At the third fret.
So, C chord [NOISE] over to an F.
we're only playing the bottom three
Watch my right hand.
[SOUND] I'm stopping right at that E
string [NOISE] cuz we wouldn't want that
to ring open for that chord.
Sometimes, though that's,
that I curl this, this finger over so that
I use my right hand, so I just don't hit
that E string.
Remember, this one?
From this G to make it into A7, you have
the second fret and the first fret.
[SOUND] That's your G7.
And we come back to C.
anytime you're going to the five cord
[NOISE] it can be a dominant.
Or seventh chord.
And it pulls, beautifully.
There's your tension and release.