How to Play B Minor ChordThis one is like the gatekeeper to learning the Comfortably Numb solo!
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Watch this video to learn How to Play B Minor Chord
Easy way of playing the B Minor Chord
To play this Bm chord on guitar, put your first finger on the 2nd fret of the 1st string. Your middle finger goes to the 3rd fret of the 2nd string. Your ring finger should be on the 4th fret of the 4th string. Finally, your pinky should fret the 3rd string at the 4th fret.
Advanced way of playing the B Minor Chord
For Bm barre chord, bar (bar = barre) your index finger across the bottom 5 strings on the 2nd fret. Add your ring finger to the 4rd fret of the 4th string. Your pinky goes on the 4th fret of the third string. And finally, you should put your middle finger on the 3rd fret of the 2nd string.
Aaand, voila! There you have it!
P.S. Don’t forget to play the bottom five strings only with your picking hand.
Bm chord guitar practice tips:
- When reading the Bm chord diagram, you should know that ‘’X’’ signifies a string you do not want to play.
- When playing a full Bm bar chord, pick all strings separately to make sure you have pressed them all strong enough.
- When placing your fingers for these Bm chords, make sure that you are behind the fret wire. Also, barre’s aside, make sure that you are pressing the strings with your fingertips.