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The CMaj7 guitar chord

Images and a video of the most common fingering variations from 2nd to 8th fret, plus CMaj7 as tabs, alternative names and some easy reference songs.

CMaj7 guitar chord and fingering
CMaj7 on 2 fret

Another CMaj7 variation

CMaj7 on 3 fret

This voicing for CMaj7 is played in 3rd position

CMaj7 on 7 fret

CMaj7 played on four strings

CMaj7 on 8 fret

CMaj7 with a barre on fret 8

CMaj7 on 8 fret

Play CMaj7 from 8. fret

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How to play CMaj7 guitar chord

CMaj7 guitar chord and fingering

  • Only two fingers are used on this easy variation of C major 7.
  • Second finger on the 3rd string, 2nd fret.
  • Third finger on the 2nd string, 3rd fret.
  • Play the five bottom strings.

Video: How to play the Cmaj7 guitar chord

There are several ways to play the C major 7 guitar chord, as you can see on these chord charts and video.

The example on the photo is how to play it on the second and third fret, while the video shows you how to do it on the eight fret. The result should be the same, a C major seventh chord.

CMaj7 as guitar tabs

 
 e|-------8--------8--------x--------x--------x-----------| 
 B|-------10-------x--------3--------3--------x-----------| 
 G|-------9--------9--------2--------5--------10----------| 
 D|-------9--------9--------0--------4--------9-----------| 
 A|-------8--------8--------0--------5--------8-----------| 
 E|-------8--------x--------0--------3--------7-----------| 
 

Alternative names

C major seventh, Cma7, Cmaj7

Songs with the CMaj7 guitar chord

semslem Author: Semslem

Guitar chord charts

A guitar chords

Triads, tree-notes chords
Tetrads, four-notes chords
Extended chords
Altered chords

B guitar chords

Triads, tree-notes chords
Tetrads, four-notes chords
Extended chords
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C guitar chords

Triads, tree-notes chords
Tetrads, four-notes chords
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D guitar chords

Triads, tree-notes chords
Tetrads, four-notes chords
Extended chords
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E guitar chords

Triads, tree-notes chords
Tetrads, four-notes chords
Extended chords
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F guitar chords

Triads, tree-notes chords
Tetrads, four-notes chords
Extended chords
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G guitar chords

Triads, tree-notes chords
Tetrads, four-notes chords
Extended chords
Altered chords