The C6 chord is made up of the Root, Major Third, Perfect Fifth, and Major Sixth
Some books show this chord as:
- C Major Sixth
The notes of this chord are C, E, G, and A
Ukuleles and lap steel guitars are usually tuned to C sixth chord; if you struck the strings without press any fret you get a C6 chord.
C 6 chord Notes:
Formula of the Major Sixth chord:
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Play This Chord With Other Roots
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. Some shapes will sound good, some less, let your ears decide!