Easist & most versatile 3 string tuning.

Tuning big string to small string: DGB. The same as the DGB on a six string

G chord: open- nothing fretted.

C chord: index on the small string above the first fret and middle on the big string above the second fret.

D7 chord: index on small string above the first fret and middle on middle string above the 2nd fret.

D chord: middle on middle string above the 2nd fret and ring on the small string above the 3rd fret. (I mostly use the D7)

Em chord: any finger on the big string above the 2nd fret.

Am chord. Index on small string above the first fret.. And middle and ring on the other two strings above the second fret.

E chord: index on middle above the first fret. Middle on big string above the 2nd fret.

B7 chord: middle on the big string above the first fret and ring on the middle string on the middle string above the 2nd fret.

A chord: bar or fret all 3 strings above the 2nd fret

F chord: Index on the small string above the first fret, middle on the middle string above the 2nd fret and ring on the big string above the 3rd fret.

G chord Boogie Note: middle finger on the big string above the 2nd fret- do a four count strum and use the boogie note on the 3 count.

C chord boogie note. Make your C chord. Use a 4 count strum and on the 3 count, fret the middle string above the 2nd fret with your ring finger.

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Comment by Uncle John on March 2, 2015 at 12:49pm

Thanks J.   This tuning is most versatile for accompaniment and can do many styles of music .   You can still use a slide if you want to.  - Yep J.  The 3 finger chords like F and Am are moveable up and down the neck.  

The ideal tuning for the low talent hack accompanist!   That's me!

Comment by J.Rob on March 2, 2015 at 12:36pm

nice!

Your f chord fingering moved down one fret is f# the next fret is g move one more g# and so on.

very simple but fun. I believe if you drop the second finger and  bar with your first finger it becomes your minor chords.

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