C Major 7th Guitar Chord

also known as Cmaj7, CM7

  • your second finger goes on the second fret of the fourth string
  • your third finger goes on the third fret of the fifth string
  • the first, second and third strings are open
  • the sixth string is muted
Diagram of a C major 7th guitar chord at the open position

Notes in a C Major 7th Guitar chord

Root : C

3rd : E

5th : G

Major 7th : B