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Accessible Banjo Chords

Banjo Chords for the Blind and Visually Impaired

E Added 9th Chord

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Fourth Fret
Twelfth Fret
Ninth Fret

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  • your first finger goes on the first fret of the third string
  • your second finger goes on the second fret of the fourth string
  • your fourth finger goes on the fourth fret of the first string
  • the second string is open
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Fourth Fret

  • make a barre on the fourth fret with your first finger from the first string to the third string
  • your second finger goes on the fifth fret of the second string
  • your third finger goes on the sixth fret of the fourth string
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Twelfth Fret

  • your first finger goes on the twelfth fret of the second string
  • your second finger goes on the thirteenth fret of the third string
  • your third finger goes on the fourteenth fret of the fourth string
  • your fourth finger goes on the sixteenth fret of the first string
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Ninth Fret

  • make a barre on the ninth fret with your first finger from the first string to the fourth string
  • your second finger goes on the eleventh fret of the third string
  • your fourth finger goes on the fourteenth fret of the first string
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