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2nd Inversion - C Major

The Last Inversion

This last shape is not commonly used in bluegrass backup. It's a great one to know though. It further demystifies the fret board. Pieces of these chords are very often used in lead playing. Especially when just playing on the B and small D strings.

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Now, we've learned three different chord shapes for minor, major, and diminished chords: Root, 1st inversion, and 2nd inversion. Let's take a look at the 2nd inversion shapes for G next.