Reading Tablature Help Tip



I teach guitar and one of the biggest problems I have is getting students to know the open strings on the neck but they always reverse the tab and no matter how many times I tell them you have to look at it upside down they still don't understand, so what I have done is put the names of the strings at the beginnings of every tab line top to bottom EBGDAE.  I found that then, they could easily remember what string was what.  So I was just thinking I'd tell you this tip that I have learned.  I have put it on all of my tab.


E -----------------------0---4--2-0---------------
B ---0--------------0----------------------------0
G ------1------1-----------------------1----3----
D --------2----------------------------------------
A --------------------------------------------------
E --------------------------------------------------

Your new friend,

Ken Butcher

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