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Chords To Amazing Grace My Chains Are Gone

Chords To Amazing Grace My Chains Are Gone

Amazing Grace My Chains Are Gone

Verse 1

The D/F# chord is a suspended 4th, which means it doesn’t have a perfect 5th interval. In this case the melody moves from a G to the D/F#, which creates an unresolved dissonance. The C chord is used to resolve that tension and create harmonic resolution by resolving to the next chord, G/B.

The second verse features a modified version of Amazing Grace with only one change: it has an added harmony (the Em7) before going back into the original melody. The Em7 can be played as either an arpeggio or as two separate notes (022000).


G is the root note of this chord in A, so it has to be present. You can see that G is also a major chord, which means you need to add some major thirds (the third scale degree) and perfect fifths (the fifth scale degree). And you’ll notice that those notes are B and D.


This is a minor chord. It can also be referred to as D7 or Dm7.

The notes in this chord are:

D – F# – A

The Em7 chord adds a sense of movement and tension to the song. It also creates harmonic interest by moving from the D major to a G major chord, which is why it’s important to include this harmony in your version of Amazing Grace.


C is the chord and the root note. It’s also the first chord in the key of C, and it’s the only chord in that key. This means that when you play a song in C Major (or simply C) there are no other notes besides C that can be used to make chords or melodies.

That’s not all! You’re probably thinking: “I know what a major chord is!” but do you really? The good news is that if you know your major scales then this section should be easy for you. If not, don’t worry! We’ll explain everything below!

The notes used to make up a C Major chord are:

C – E – G

The D7 chord is a dominant seventh chord. It’s also known as D7#5, D7(#5), or D7/C. This chord contains the notes: D – F# – A – These notes are all found on the white keys of a piano, or on the 3rd, 4th and 5th strings of an acoustic guitar. You may have heard that the C Major scale is composed of 8 different notes: C D E F G A B CC


G/B is the same as B7

G/B is the same as F#m

G/B is the same as Cm7

C2 (x32030)

C has a lot of chord qualities, but two of the most common to use are the first inversion (C/E) and second inversion (C2). The suspended 4th is another way to think about this chord because it’s a C major triad with an added 4th note that sounds dissonant by itself. It’s important to note that C2 can also be written as Asus4, which is exactly what we’re doing here!

This chord is useful as a passing chord because you can use it when transitioning from E minor or Am7 back into your tonic C major where you feel like you want something more stable after playing those two chords. In other words: it takes out some tension created by those chords while also adding some more harmonic interest before returning home again!

D2 (xx0230)

The chord D2 (xx0230) is a minor 7th chord, and the same as Dm7. It’s also called A7b9, or Bm7b5.

The notes in a D2 are: D – F# – A

Em7 (022000)

Chord Em7 (022000)

In this section, we’ll cover how to play chords like Em7 (022000), which you can use in songs like “Amazing Grace My Chains Are Gone”. Let’s start with the strumming pattern for this chord:

Strumming Pattern:

D – . – . – . – D – . – . – . – D – . – . –

Note that when you strum it, your index finger is resting on the 6th string and 5th fret while your other fingers are lightly touching the strings above it. This gives your song a nice rich sound when playing it as an accompaniment to singing or another instrument playing chords.

Am7 (x02010)

Am7 is the I chord in the key of G. It is a minor 7th chord, which means that it consists of three notes: an “A,” a “C” and an “E,” with the bottom note being called the root. This chord can be played on any guitar by tuning your instrument to open D tuning (DADF#AD) and playing from low to high notes: DAEF#AC

Amazing Grace is a song that can be enjoyed by all ages. It is an old hymn that was written in 1779 by John Newton, who was a slave trader before he converted to Christianity and became ordained as an Anglican clergyman. In this blog post, we have shared with you some of the chords used in this beautiful piece of music so that you can play along with us!