A7(#5 guitar chord (A Dominant 7th, Sharp 5th, Flat 9th)

Symbols: 7(#5,b9), 7(+5,-9), +7b9

Steps: 1-3-#5-b7-b9

Notes: A-C#-F-G-Bb

Variation 1

  • Apply a barre with your pinky across the 6th fret, covering the 1st to the 3rd strings
  • Press the D (4th) string on the 5th fret with your middle finger
  • Place your index finger on the low E (6th) string at the 5th fret and press down
  • Now, strum all the strings, mute the 5th string

Variation 2

  • Press down on the E (1st) string at the 13th fret using your pinky
  • Barre the 11th fret with your index finger, extending over the 2nd to the 4th strings
  • Position your ring finger on the G (3rd) string at the 12th fret and press down
  • With your middle finger, press down on the A (5th) string at the 12th fret
  • Now, strum all the strings starting from the 5th string