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Articles Of Interest on Guitars & Guitar Playing
Here are some articles of interest to you if you are learning the guitar.
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How To Read Guitar Tab

by Steve Bishop
How To Read Guitar Tab

Here is a step by step guide to reading guitar tablature. Tablature is generally simple to read, and is also simple to write.

You start out with 6 lines which correspond to the string of the instrument. The top line is the highest pitch string, and the bottom line is the lowest pitch string. Below is a blank TAB with the string names at the left.


Numbers are written on the lines to show you where to fret the string with your left hand. If a zero is written on a line, this means you need to play the open string. Like standard musical notation, you read f"
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