The guitar chords for Amazing Grace are G, D and A7. This is a great song to learn to play on guitar as it is very beginner friendly. I can’t hear this song without tears welling up in my eyes. Such a classic.

Amazing Grace Guitar Chords

Here are the chords you will need for this song:

  • G
  • D
  • A7

G chord

G chord

D chord  

D chord

a7 chord

A7 chord

 

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Verse 1

D                                    G              D

Amazing Grace, how sweet the sound,

A7

that saved a wretch like me.

D                                  G            D

I once was lost, but now am found,

A7                      D

was blind, but now I see.

Verse 2

D                                               G             D

‘Twas grace that taught my heart to fear,

A7

and grace my fears relieved.

D                                        G         D

How precious did that grace appear,

A7                D

the hour I first believed.

Verse 3

D                                                 G               D

When we’ve been there ten thousand years,

D                                  A7

bright shining as the sun,

D                                    G                  D

We’ve no less days to sing God’s praise

D                      A7        D

than when we first begun.

Verse 1

D                                    G              D

Amazing Grace, how sweet the sound,

A7

that saved a wretch like me.

D                                  G            D

I once was lost, but now am found,

A7                      D

was blind, but now I see.

 

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