This Amazing Grace guitar chord chart and guitar tutorial will guide you through an easy fingerpicking version of this classic song. We will cover the fingerstyle pattern, the 3 simple chord shapes and lyrics.
This song uses 3 basic chord shapes: G, C, D. Since this song is in 3-4 time we have to count it a particular way. 1+2+3+. Near the bottom of this page, you will find the Amazing Grace chords and lyrics, which will guide you through this song from start to finish.
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Amazing Grace Fingerstyle Pattern
Amazing Grace’s fingerpicking pattern changes depending on the chord. The fingers pick the top 3 strings, and the thumb picks a different root note, depending on the chord shape.
Amazing Grace Chords
Amazing Grace Fingerstyle Guitar Tutorial
Amazing Grace Guitar Chord Chart
*Play the fingerpicking pattern one time per chord symbol* [Chorus] G G C G Amazing Grace! (how sweet the sound) G G D D That saved a wretch like me! G G C G I once was lost, but now am found, G D G G Was blind, but now I see.
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[Verse 1] G G C G 'Twas grace that taught my heart to fear, G G D D And grace my fears relieved. G G C G How precious did that grace appear, G D G The hour I first believed. [Verse 2] G G C G Through many dangers, toils and snares G G D D We have already come G G C G 'Twas grace hath brought us safe thus far G D G G And grace will lead us home [Verse 3] G G C G When we've been there ten thousand years, G G D D Bright shining as the sun, G G C G We've no less days to sing God's praise G D G G Than when we first begun. [Chorus] G G C G Amazing Grace! (how sweet the sound) G G D D That saved a wretch like me! G G C G I once was lost, but now am found, G D G G Was blind, but now I see.
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