Gm7 chord inversions

Gm7/Bb, Gm7/D and Gm7/F are the first, second and third inversions of the Gm7. This means that the bass tone is shifting from G to B flat, D or F.


  • Gm7/Bb chord diagram


  • Gm7/D chord diagram XXX373


  • Gm7/F chord diagram 11003X

Theory and information

All these chords consist of the notes G, Bb, D, F. The difference is that the order of notes shifts. Bb is the bass note in the first inversion, D is the bass note in the second inversion and F is the bass note in the third inversion.

Alternative fingerings

In standard tuning, there are ways to play G minor 7th inversions with both barre shapes and as open chords. Gm7/Bb can also be played as X13333. Gm7/D can also be played as 10 10 12 10 11 10. Gm7/F can also be played as XX3333.

Alternative chord names

Gm7/Bb is identical with Gm7/A# and Bb6.
Gm7/F is identical with Gm/F.

Try in a chord progression

Bbmaj7 - Gm7/Bb - Cm7

Chords that sound good together with G minor 7th inversions

Some typical chords that are likely to be included in progressions with these chords are: Bbmaj7, Cm7, Dm7, Ebmaj7, F7.

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