How To Play The E6 Ukulele Chord

To play the E6 chord, place the index finger on the 1st fret of the top g-string, middle finger on the 1st fret of the C-string, and ring finger on the 2nd fret of the bottom A-string. Let the other string ring open.

E6 Ukulele Chord Explanation

The E6 chord contains the notes E-G#-B-C#.

To build an E6 chord, take the added sixth chord formula (1-3-5-6) and apply it to the E major scale (E, F#, G#, A, B, C#, D#).

Identify the first, third, fifth, and sixth scale degrees in the E major scale, which are E-G#-B-C#, giving you an E6 chord.

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