Watch the Major Barre Chords online guitar lesson by TrueFire from Play Country Guitar 1: Quick-Start for Beginners
Barre chords are an important part of guitar playing. They allow you to move chords up and down the neck, and to be able to change keys without having to learn new chord shapes. Learning one shape will give you all 12 chords just by moving it around. So barre chords are important in country music and for songwriters they are invaluable.