Barre chords

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Barre chords

Post by davidiskool1988 » May 9th, 2017, 6:54 pm

This might sound dumb but why do songs use barre chords when they could use open chord voicings .

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Re: Barre chords

Post by Alan Green » May 9th, 2017, 9:24 pm

To achieve different voicings in the music.

Also - try making Bbm in open position. you need a barre
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