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|F 13 chord intervals and notes|
|Intervals||1 - 3 - 5 - b7 - 9 - (11) - 13|
|Notes in F 13||F - A - C - D# (Eb) - G - A# (Bb) - D|
13th chords are formed by adding a 13th (6th) interval note to a dominant 11th chord, so adding the 13 to 1 - 2(9) - 3 - 4(11) - 5 - b7) to form 1 - 2(9) - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6(13) - b7. Notice that this results in 7 notes, but only 6 strings on the guitar, meaning at least one of the notes needs to be emited. The most important degrees in this chord are 1 3 6(13) b7, and in general the first note you would leave out is the 11th (4th).
Here are 6 voicings of the F13 guitar chord, with a chord chart to each voicings' fingering.
When practicing new chords, change between 2-3 new ones, and you'll be able to learn them faster.
When learning chords, try not looking at your fretting fingers after a while, since you'll need to be able to form the chord without peeking.