How to Read Guitar Tabs?

Answer If you play guitar, you're going to need to learn how to read music. Guitarists have their own system of music notation called guitar tablature, or "guitar tabs" for short. It's not a perfect syste... Read More »

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How to Play B Cord on Guitar Tabs?

The guitar is a popular six-stringed instrument for professionals and amateurs alike. With guitar tabs, those who can not read music in standard notation can easily make out the chords and notes di... Read More »

How to Read Bass Guitar Tabs?

In contrast to the six-string guitar, the most common bass guitar is a four-stringed instrument that does not have the B and high E strings. Furthermore, bass tabs are composed of four lines that r... Read More »

Is it illegal to have your guitar tabs like another song?

No. It is not illegal to write music that "sounds like" another song.Hell, you can take a riff exactly and you'll still be good.

How do I convert guitar tabs into understandable chords?

As it turns out, the chords are already there...just written overhead. They don't line up with the tab, but they're in the correct order.For instance, the first two lines of tab start with an A cho... Read More »