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OK, so these chords are used for more than just playing Ska music, but they are certainly very important to this style. As you learn these chords, you will find that in a way, you may already know them. They may be a part of some basic chord, or can somehow be related to a common chord. In Ska, a bright high sound is used rather than a bottom heavy power chord or barre chord. So these "Ska chords" are going to be played only on the first 4 strings. Chord Chart The first chord you should already know as a basic F chord. This F chord shape can be played on any fret from the 1st to the 12th to get any major chord. In order to know what the name of the chord is, you will need to know the names of the notes on the neck of the guitar.
The root of the chord (the letter name) is represented by the red circle (root). The 1st fret on the first string is an F, and the 3rd fret on the 4th string is an F. This is why this is an F chord at the 1st fret. If this same chord was played at the 3rd fre