Moveable Chord Forms for Blues Guitar

By Jon Chappell

Part of Blues Guitar For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Moveable chords have no open positions. Blues guitar playing uses moveable chord forms as much as any other type of guitar style, including the common 6th-string root chords shown here:

Moveable chords with the root on the 6th string.

Moveable chords with the root on the 6th string.

Common moveable chords rooted on the 5th string include these:

Moveable chords with the root on the 5th string.

Moveable chords with the root on the 5th string.
Some more complex moveable 5th-string-root chords.

Some more complex moveable 5th-string-root chords.