How To Play The C Major Ukulele Chord

To play the C Major chord, place the ring finger on the 3rd fret of the bottom A-string. Let the other strings ring open.

C Major Ukulele Chord Explanation

The C major chord contains the notes C-E-G.

To build a C major chord, take the major triad formula (1-3-5) and apply it to the C major scale (C, D, E, F, G, A, B).

Identify the first, third, and fifth scale degrees in the C major scale which are C-E-G.

Watch the following video to learn how to play a C major chord on ukulele.

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