This chord is composed of the Root, and Perfect Fifth
This chord is also known as:
- A Powerchord
The notes of this chord are A, and E.
Power chords sound great on a distorted electric guitar.
Notes that compose the A 5 chord:
Chord formula for the Powerchord chord:
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You can create any fingering you like on any part of the fretboard, just play some of the chord tones shown in the map below.
These maps show you the tones in a chord all along the fretboard. They are incredibly helpful because allow you to:
- Create new voicings on the fly, across all the neck
- Improvise targeting the right notes
- Unlock the fretboard and expand the CAGED system.
In the new ebook, Chords Domination, you'll find the fretboard tones maps for 44 different qualities of chords. Check it out: