CAGED 3

Animated CAGED 3 tab by ActionTab on guitar. So easy you'll be playing in minutes.

This ActionTab is from the Theory Section on the CAGED System.

In the Last ActionTab we saw the CAGED major chord shapes played progressively up the neck in sequence.

Now let's start from an E major chord. The CAGED order is fixed, so starting at E and cycling through CAGED we get the following sequence:

E shape - D shape - C shape - A shape - G shape

Another way of thinking of it is this...

CAG
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We are cycling through CAGED, just starting from E, not C.

Again, although we shift between chord shapes, the result is always the same - we hear E major strummed.

NB Some of these chords are very difficult to play, and don't worry if you can't get them. Usually the tricky ones are played partially, not fully, like we are showing here. This is just to illustrate the full chord shapes for the purposes of this lesson.

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