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you could try a Cminor 7 chord just using the top 4 thinest strings ,so you would bar with your first finger on the third fret.

in effect though from here all you have to do is add your little finger to the 6th fret of the 5th string and that will give you the full D# chord .

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Learn to play a Bb chord - index finger bars the first fret and use the pad of your ring finger on the B, G and D strings on the 3rd fret.  Once you learn this form you can slide up and down the neck to play Bb, C, C#, D, D#, etc.  and even A and Ab by sliding down and using just the pad of your ring finger.

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Are you talking triads? Ebs are all over the place in very comfortable orientations. 

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9 hours ago, Sly71 said:

i 've been trying to reach the D# chord but can not any suggestions.

try a capo.

:idk:

There's plenty of places on the fretboard where D# or Eb is easily reached.

 

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the simple way is to used the standard 'D major' chord shape and move it up one fret. Don't strum the un-fingered open strings, just the G-B-E strings..

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You can add the Eb with the pinky as well. You might have ti bar with the index finger but that's pretty comfortable.

You can also do the A shape bar at the 8th fret with the bass on the A string 6th fret or the E string 11th fret.

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Here's another possibility. Fret a C major shape, move it up three frets, and fret the 1st string at the 6th fret with your pinky:

6
4
0
5
6
X

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12 minutes ago, DeepEnd said:

Here's another possibility. Fret a C major shape, move it up three frets, and fret the 1st string at the 6th fret with your pinky:

6
4
0
5
6
X

Last option on the post before you. 😜 😷

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1 minute ago, 1001gear said:

Last option on the post before you. 😜 😷

Somehow,

10 hours ago, 1001gear said:

You can add the Eb with the pinky

doesn't sound like the same thing. YMMV.

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19 hours ago, 1001gear said:

Yeah just lazy.

In any event, the pinky would be fretting a Bb, not an Eb. The chord would be an Eb though.

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On 4/23/2020 at 5:52 AM, Mikeo said:

try a capo.:idk:

kind of hard to slap a capo on for one chord in a song, Mikeo :facepalm:

To the OP/Sly71...may we assume you are using an acoustic guitar, [steel string or nylon?] that you are a relative novice, and that you have not mastered barre chords as yet? If so, I think my suggestion will work out for you [moving a D chord up one fret]; although many of the suggestions here are fine[ except the one quoted😜], they may not take into account your skill level, instrument and knowledge.

A D# [sharp] is the same as a Eb [E flat] chord, so moving a D chord a half step [one fret further from the nut] makes the chord a D#

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22 hours ago, DeepEnd said:

Here's another possibility. Fret a C major shape, move it up three frets, and fret the 1st string at the 6th fret with your pinky:

6
4
0
5
6
X

Ha! Yor tab is rong.😛 Or upside down.

3 hours ago, DeepEnd said:

In any event, the pinky would be fretting a Bb, not an Eb. The chord would be an Eb though.

All my fingerings have the pinky on the root.

:idk:

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59 minutes ago, 1001gear said:

Ha! Yor tab is rong.😛 Or upside down.

All my fingerings have the pinky on the root.

:idk:

Nope.

Pinky 1st string 6th fret = Bb
Index 2nd string 4th fret = Eb
3rd string open = G
Middle 4th string 5th fret = G
Ring 5th string 6th fret = Eb (root)
6th string unplayed

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Yeah but your C shape has nothing on the bottom E. Oh ok I'm upside down. Nice thirdy sound though. Mine are all root position.

Maybe the OP just couldn't reach some specific D#.

 

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21 hours ago, daddymack said:

kind of hard to slap a capo on for one chord in a song, Mikeo :facepalm: . . .

It's possible if not likely the OP is trying to play in a key where D#/Eb is one of the main chords like Eb or Bb. If that's the case using a capo for the whole song isn't out of the question.

18 hours ago, 1001gear said:

Yeah but your C shape has nothing on the bottom E. Oh ok I'm upside down. Nice thirdy sound though. Mine are all root position.

Maybe the OP just couldn't reach some specific D#.

If you want something for the low E string you can move a C/G form up three frets:

X
4
0
5
6
6

1st string unplayed
Index 2nd string 4th fret = Eb/D#
3rd string open = G
Middle 4th string 5th fret = G
Pinky 5th string 6th fret = Eb/D#
Ring 6th string 6th fret = Bb/A#

Easier than fretting the 6th string at the 3rd fret short of a barre chord, at least for me.

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