Today's guitar chord of the day is B add9. Add9 chords are nice sound variations on a standard major chord: it's a standard major chord with one extra added note. We played a different inversion of an add9 chord in a previous post, this one has it's root on the E string as indicated by the black box in the diagram.
Add 9 chords can be played in place of all major chords. It can replace chords I , IV and V in major keys
Add 9 chords use these degrees of the major scale: 1, 3, 5, 9
B add9 uses the notes: B, D#, F#, C#
Our inversion uses the notes in this order: B, F#, C#, D#