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guitar tabs

Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
*is embarrassed*

Anyone know how to read them?

For example:


F5 A#5 G#5 C#5
I
I
I
I
3--3-3-0-0-I
6--6-6-0-0-I
3--3-3-X-X-X-X-3--3-3-0-0-I-6--6-6-X-X-X-X-6--6-6-0-0-I
3--3-3-X-X-X-X-1--1-1-0-0-I-6--6-6-X-X-X-X-4--4-4-0-0-I
1--1-1-X-X-X-X
0-0-I-4--4-4-X-X-X-X
0-0-I

Or: http://hjem.get2net.dk/nirvclub/tabs/nevermind.txt

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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    they always confuse me.

    Ninja may know, he seems to have a guitar element around him. Lol.
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    Flake_MustaineFlake_Mustaine Posts: 1,261 Wise Owl
    the 6 lines are the guitar strings

    bottom is the low E (lowest sounding string) and top is the high E (highest sounding string

    The numbers on the lines are the fret number that you should have your finger on.. 5 is 5th fret.. 7 is 7th etc.. 0 is an open string :D

    Eg.. Basic E Chord would look like this :


    E
    0--- (high)
    B
    0---
    G
    1---
    D
    2---
    A
    2---
    E
    0--- (low)

    The chords written above the tab are the chords that are being displayed on the tabulature :)


    Hope that helped you!! :)

    Axemaster Dan.
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    Flake_MustaineFlake_Mustaine Posts: 1,261 Wise Owl
    oh. and 'X' means to scratch or mute the string as you play.. if you work out the chords to a song, then listen to it, you'll work out the timing just fine :)
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by Flake_Mustaine
    the 6 lines are the guitar strings

    bottom is the low E (lowest sounding string) and top is the high E (highest sounding string

    The numbers on the lines are the fret number that you should have your finger on.. 5 is 5th fret.. 7 is 7th etc.. 0 is an open string :D

    Eg.. Basic E Chord would look like this :


    E

    0--- (high)
    B
    0---
    G
    1---
    D
    2---
    A
    2---
    E
    0--- (low)

    The chords written above the tab are the chords that are being displayed on the tabulature :)


    Hope that helped you!! :)

    Axemaster Dan.


    Thanks. :) I gotta go try that.
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    Flake_MustaineFlake_Mustaine Posts: 1,261 Wise Owl
    You been playing long? you'll get the hang of tab after a while :) I use tabs to get the chords, then just listen to the song for the timing :)
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