A Guide for Beginners - Major Chords - Page 5
by Christopher Sung
I think the E Major chord is one of most powerful chords you can play. The low string (6th string) on your guitar is an E, and in this sense, it is the lowest sounding chord you can play. It has a really solid sound. The E chord is the kind of chord that you can play while you jump around your house, banging the hell out of it. Also, whenever I tune my guitar, as a final check, I always play an E chord and see how it sounds. The fingering for an E chord is shown below:
Thus, the chart for the E chord above tells us the following:
Try playing the music example below, set your loop count to "Forever" in your preferences at the bottom of the page, hit the play button, wait for the music to start, and try to play along with the example. It'll help you become more comfortable with the chord.