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Reading a Chord Chart
Topic: For Beginners Subtopic: General Level: Beginner Number of Readers: 73376

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Reading a Chord Chart

Probably the first thing you're going to want to do is strum a couple of chords. In order to do this, you're going to have to learn how to read a chord chart, because this is the only way I can communicate to you where to place your fingers.

First things first. At the very most left extreme of the fretboard, the first fret you see is called (low and behold) the first fret. As you move to the left, the fret number increments. If you want to play a note on the first fret, you're actually going to have to place your finger _before_ the first fret, and press down. This will cause the string to touch the metal of the fret, and this is what you want. It has nothing to do with how your finger contacts the string and the wood, just as long it results in the string touching crisply and firmly to the metal of the fret.

Try this for a minute, just pick any fret on the fretboard, and any of the six strings, and use one of your fingers to press just before the fret, and then sound the string with your right hand.

Now on to reading a chord chart. Consider the following:

strings

654321
------
......	1	frets
......	2
......	3
......	4

Try to imagine that this is a piece of your guitar fret board. The part at the top(-------) is the nut of your guitar, and the six columns are the strings, each dot representing a fret. The numbers along the top tell you which string number each column corresponds too, and the numbers along the side indicate the fret number. Now consider the following:

------
......	
...@.@	
....@.	
......

The places where I put the dots are to indicate to you where to place your fingers. The dot which is on the third string is on the second fret. The dot on the second string is on the third fret. The dot on the first string is on the second fret. Make sense? Remember to place your fingers right before the fret, and not right on the metal part.

If you're already fingered this shape on your guitar and played all the strings, that's good, but there's still a few things I've got to show you. Consider this:

------
......	
...1.2	
....3.	
......

Now I've replaced the dots with numbers. These numbers correspond to the fingers of your left hand as follows:

index finger	1
middle finger	2
ring finger	3
pinkie		4

Now I'm going to add something else:

xxo---
......	
...1.2	
....3.	
......

The strings with an 'x' placed above them are not to be played when you strum this chord. The strings with an 'o' above them _are_ to be played. And of course, the strings that you are pressing down are to be played, or else you wouldn't be pressing them! The only reason you would have to put an 'o' or 'x' in a chord chart is to indicate which 'open strings' to play. An open string is a string that you play with out pressing on any of the frets on the string.

Now you're ready to play this chord. Form the shape according to the finger numbers given, and only play four of the strings, and not the first two. This should give you a nice harmonious sound.

This type of chord is called an 'open chord' because it involves open strings. This actual chord is called the D Major chord. Now I'll show you a couple of more open chords:

A Major		C Major		G Major
xo---o		x--o-o		--ooo-
......		....1.		......
..123.		..2...		.1....
......		.3....		2....3
......		......		......

Don't worry about memorizing these right away. This is more like an exercise in chord chart reading than anything else. All these chords should sound harmonious. If they don't, and you're absolutely sure you have your fingers placed in the right positions, it's probably because your guitar is out of tune! But don't worry, tuning your guitar is the next lesson.

This lesson was mainly to actually get you playing something, because we could talk about holding the guitar, tuning, preparing and stuff like that all day, but since you're a beginner, you actually want to play something. Now that you have a couple of chords to practice, we'll talk about a couple of other things first, then we'll come back to look at chords and strumming in more detail.

Things to remember from this lesson:

strings

xxo---
......	frets
...1.2	
....3.	
......	

1. A chord chart diagram is a picture of a piece of your guitar fretboard, with the nut at the top, and the strings running down in columns.
2. The numbers indicate which finger to place where on the fretboard.
3. The 'x's indicate _not_ to play the open string underneath it.
4. The 'o's indicate to play the open string underneath it.



Questions
Question posted by Helen on 1999-11-01
i'm not sure i understand the x's and o's! why aren't they placed on the fretboard as a chord if some are to be played and some aren't?
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Question posted by Morga Thomson on 1999-11-03
First of all, thank you for having this sight. It seems to be very well thought out and useful. My question is on reading a chord chart. The strings are numbered 6-1. Is the 6 stings the uppermost string when you are holding the guitar or is it the 1 string?
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Question posted by chris on 2000-01-04
where is an easy place to go to learn the very very basics to learn how to play. I just got a guitar, and this is a little too much...
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Question posted by LeeAnn Harvey on 2000-01-12
I'm trying to find bar chords. A chart of all of them so I can print it & use it to learn. Can you help me?
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Question posted by Dave Anderchuk on 2000-05-12
what is the correct fingering for the chords that are like [x13331] or [x35553] I am not sure of them, and have a very hard time getting to them quickly.
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Question posted by Mike Olvera on 2000-05-23
I am learning how to play on my own, mostly from tabs on the net. I dont know any chords at all sould you please send me some chords that are easy to play, via e-mail.
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Question posted by Jarrod on 2000-05-26
I can't seem to get my fingers to fit all on the 2nd fret like in the A Major. Do you have any suggestions?
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Question posted by macclane on 2000-05-30
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Question posted by MadRiff on 2000-05-30
In a Chord like "Csus2" I know that sus means suspended, but what does suspended mean?
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Question posted by JoHnBoY7185 on 2000-06-02
I really want to learn to play guitar, I could play if I knew how to read the sheet music and translate it to my guitar.
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Question posted by Carlo on 2000-06-03
how do you play a b flat chord? please post the answer
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Question posted by 4 Fingers on 2000-06-10
I have seen diagrams in songs tabs, that i don't quite understand! You say the numbers in the diagrams represent the fingers on your left hand, but i have seen numbers like 6, 7 , 8 , and 9?? What do they mean, i only have 4 fingers!!!
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Question posted by ryan on 2000-06-14
how many fingerings to the power and bar chords are there?
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Question posted by pipsy on 2000-07-06
I have no idea how to read the tab diagrams of the internet. I've tried and tried with no luck... Please help.
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Question posted by Kid Funkie Fry on 2000-07-14
Okay, I know how to do the fingering thing, but how do you actually PLAY the chord?? Do you just strum it or play it all at once?
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Question posted by Sean Humphreys on 2000-07-20
my tabs it gives you a box that tell you what cords you use but when the box has power cords and at top it has like F# something do power cords have names
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Question posted by Unknown on 2000-07-21
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Question posted by Unknown on 2000-07-21
i know a guy who plays guitar with his toes...its real weird he puts the guitar on the floor and sits on a chair and strums with his left leg and chords with the other you should hear the leads he can do it is so cool listen to him here at www.yoursuchafool.com
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Question posted by Unknown on 2000-07-21
i know a guy who plays guitar with his toes...its real weird he puts the guitar on the floor and sits on a chair and strums with his left leg and chords with the other you should hear the leads he can do it is so cool listen to him here at www.yoursuchafool.com
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Question posted by Unknown on 2000-07-21
i know a guy who plays guitar with his toes...its real weird he puts the guitar on the floor and sits on a chair and strums with his left leg and chords with the other you should hear the leads he can do it is so cool listen to him here at www.yoursuchafool.com
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Question posted by Unknown on 2000-07-21
i know a guy who plays guitar with his toes...its real weird he puts the guitar on the floor and sits on a chair and strums with his left leg and chords with the other you should hear the leads he can do it is so cool listen to him here at www.yoursuchafool.com
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Question posted by Unknown on 2000-07-21
i know a guy who plays guitar with his toes...its real weird he puts the guitar on the floor and sits on a chair and strums with his left leg and chords with the other you should hear the leads he can do it is so cool listen to him here at www.yoursuchafool.com
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Question posted by Unknown on 2000-07-21
i know a guy who plays guitar with his toes...its real weird he puts the guitar on the floor and sits on a chair and strums with his left leg and chords with the other you should hear the leads he can do it is so cool listen to him here at www.yoursuchafool.com
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Question posted by phill on 2000-07-24
-how do i alternent tune a guitar? how do i strob one with out a tuner?
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Question posted by Bill on 2000-07-24
Hi Just got this Guitar.. I am very new..can I get help ,,what are the Cords..
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Question posted by slick rick on 2000-07-31
this is very hard to understand.I understand everything but the dots.
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Question posted by inkisidor on 2000-08-05
I am from Peru I am speak spanishglish: I need a guide in Spanish if you knew Link send me please: PD:excuse my gramatic
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Question posted by ja55im on 2000-08-09
what does ... F#m / D / Bm / E F#m / D / Bm / E F#m G#/E / A D / C# how can i read this ....it's not like the normal tabs with numbers ..... this song is from europe's final countdown intro please help
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Question posted by ja55im on 2000-08-09
what does ... F#m / D / Bm / E F#m / D / Bm / E F#m G#/E / A D / C# how can i read this ....it's not like the normal tabs with numbers ..... this song is from europe's final countdown intro please help
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Question posted by Tyler on 2000-08-15
I have been playing guitar for 3/4 years now and I pretty much rip when it comes to playing Nirvana/Blink-182/Red Hot Chili Peppers/and a ton of songs I have made, and I am in a band currently. I have never learned the chords yet, I just keep useing power chords and reading tabs. I think I have finally hit my "artistic block" of useing powerchords. (I am a master of them) but I want to get into more technical playing with chords and such (Like Dave Mathews style or whatnot) how should I go about learning the chords? Just sit down and memorize them?
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Question posted by larry r. williams on 2000-08-18
what are down notes?
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Question posted by James on 2000-08-29
And a power chord is...?
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Question posted by Ashley on 2000-08-30
i just started playing guitar and my friend was telling me a few things i should know. he said that the strings (from 1-6) are E B G D A E (easter bunny gets drunk at easter) is that right??? i dont think it is because every thing i play sonds so weird!! can some one help? thanks
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Question posted by JJ on 2000-09-14
can you send me a copy of something that tells what strings are which notes
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Question posted by Igari on 2000-09-21
hey on some tabs i looked up its like Am then Em what does that mean?? thanks
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Question posted by Andrew on 2000-09-22
On some tabs there is this x on the string and I looked up what is means and it said muttled string. What does this mean? Thanks.
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Question posted by i k on 2000-09-28
hi,I HOOPE TO KNOW HOW PLAY ALL THE CHORDS.HOW?
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Question posted by Unknown on 2000-10-27
Im trying to play blink182s adams song i get the part where you go- 0 3 0 3 2 2 - 2 2 3 3 3 3 but I cant seem to get the last 6 frets right. How do i put my fingers for the last 6? Its these frets that im confused about -1--------1-------------- ------2--------2--------- ---3--------3------------ PLEASE HELP!!!
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Question posted by Unknown on 2000-10-27
Im trying to play blink182s adams song i get the part where you go- 0 3 0 3 2 2 - 2 2 3 3 3 3 but I cant seem to get the last 6 frets right. How do i put my fingers for the last 6? Its these frets that im confused about -1--------1-------------- ------2--------2--------- ---3--------3------------ PLEASE HELP!!!
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Question posted by Keith R. Behrend on 2000-10-30
I play guitar left handed. My question is: "Is there a chord diagram book written out in left-handed format?"
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Question posted by Justin on 2000-10-30
Do you read from left to right or up to down?
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Question posted by minty on 2000-11-02
hi my guitar teacher wont teach me tabs is he looney?? i have read your lesson and it seems fairly easy? is the little ----- lines the frets ?? if so i have to count them oh no i cant count just joking well got 2 go bye lubs minty:)
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Question posted by alissa on 2000-11-22
i don\'t understand the placements of the fingers at the frets and what the a, b, c, d, and e keys or whatever are and go? HELP! please. which string is the thickest one, the e?
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Question posted by sukh on 2000-12-06
i've been pratcing on the guitar foru a bout a month but i still cant change note's quick enougth is there someting i'm doing wrong and is there any sites where i can get simple song tabs to pratice with any help would be great
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Question posted by Grant Reed on 2000-12-06
Some of them look like this. How would i read this? and also what do all those numbers mean. N.C. E5 N.C. E5 1/4 e:----------------------------|-------------------------------------| B:-15-15-15-12-----12---------|------12-12----15b(17)-15b(17)-(15)/-| G:-------------14b----14b(16)-|-(14)-------14-----------------------| D:----------------------------|-------------------------------------| A:----------------------------|-------------------------------------| E:----------------------------|-------------------------------------|
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Question posted by Sam Quinn on 2000-12-24
I want to learn how to read tabs, Can you teach me?
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Question posted by Julian ramos on 2000-12-27
hey dude i dont understand how to read guitar tabs and i would like to learn is how to play this: G|----------------|------------------| D|------5---6---5-|------------------| A|--3-3---3---3---|-----6/8-----5/6--| E|----------------|--4-4-----3-3-----|
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Question posted by Matt on 2000-12-28
How do you play B? It says to have your index finger on a string, 1st fret and have your middle finger on strings d,g and b on 2nd fret. Does this mean i have to strech my middle finger over all three strings?
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Question posted by squall on 2001-01-13
I want to know of if there is an easier way to play barre and power chordes, if so how?
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Question posted by danny on 2001-01-14
im not sure how to play the following chords: F F# Bm b E could you please send the chord chartrs to my email address thankyou
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Question posted by mike on 2001-01-29
I HAVE JUST STARTED THE GUTAR AND IM UNSURE HOW TO PLAY E,F,G,A,B,C IM FINE WITH POWER CHORDS. CAN U HELP!!!!THANX MIKE.
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Question posted by dopey 420 on 2001-01-30
i understand how to read tabs i just have trouble getting the stum and beat right can anybody help me with this?
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Question posted by Jason on 2001-02-16
What is the difference between A and Am (A minor)?
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Question posted by Jason on 2001-02-16
PLEASE HELP!!!! I heard from my friends that you can read and learn songs on this site with out buying them, if anyone knows how please tell me!!! Thanx!
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Question posted by Jason on 2001-02-16
PLEASE HELP!!!! I heard from my friends that you can read and learn songs on this site with out buying them, if anyone knows how please tell me!!! Thanx!
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Question posted by Stumpy on 2001-02-24
I got these guitar but it has no strings. well it has 2. what songs can i play ?
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Question posted by Unknown on 2001-02-27
im used to this type of tabs but what does this mean?, ------------------------------------- -------------------------------------- ---9b11-11-11-11-11-11-11--9-9-9-9-etc -------------------------------------- -------------------------------------- --------------------------------------
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Question posted by smurfs are evil on 2001-03-09
ive just started to learn guitar is there anywhere i czn learn the basic chords im totally clueless with these guitar books and stuff i think my ikkle heads going to explode
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Question posted by Dennis on 2001-03-23
Does anyone know the chords to ANOTHER PARK,ANOTHER SUNDAY by the DOoBIE BROS ? none of the tab engines have it. THANX
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Question posted by jon on 2001-03-27
WHY DO YOU PUT THE STUFF SIDEWAYS? HUH? HUH? WHY?
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Question posted by Ronald Tepper on 2001-05-10
How do I play for example a B chord without muting the high e string.
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Question posted by Eric on 2001-05-19
How do i play a chord that says D/G? What does this mean? Thanks.
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Question posted by mike on 2001-06-04
is there any tips to how fast u move your fingers on tabs or just practice?
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Question posted by mar on 2001-06-08
what is the difference between a chord and a bar chord and a power chord?
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Question posted by Drew on 2001-06-13
i have an acoustic. what exactly are frets. my fretboard has little plastic things between every other metal? can someone explain frets to me!?
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Question posted by dan on 2001-06-17
nice job
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Question posted by c hacha on 2001-06-17
I was born stupid, I look stupid and I am stupid. Do you think I have a chance at being a Rock STar ?
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Question posted by jessica on 2001-06-20
what excactly are frets i dont understand help!!!!!!!!!! please!!!!!!! thanx
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Question posted by K. Hammet on 2001-06-22
I got this booger on the end of my finger that will not come off even when I try to flick it. WHAT ??? should I do ?????
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Question posted by Damian Neel on 2001-07-23
what is a guitar
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Question posted by Alexis on 2001-08-24
I am a beginner learning an coustic guiar and i want to know what are the best songs to learn first?
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Question posted by itchy on 2001-09-05
When it starts to chafe should you stop beating it?... Can you keep beating it and just put on some lotion to stop the chafe?... Is it a chafe or have I got a STD from beating it?... Is that even possible, to get a STD from flogging the bishop?...
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Question posted by Shell on 2001-09-16
hi! Can someone please tell me why there are like 3 different F major chords and stuff?? like do people actually learn all of those chords, for each and every single major, minor, seventh and stuff?????? please please help me soon!!!! and email me at da_shellsta@hotmail.com
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Question posted by Mu$$olinA on 2001-09-22
I am a beginner at playing the guitar. I started playing using tabs, but what I dont get is the chords....how do you read them and are they that importance??
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Question posted by luis polonia on 2001-09-29
i wanna know what means each notes do, re, mi ,fa ,sol, la ,si. wich one is do, re , fa sol etc. -----D-G-A-B-E..... E means: mi A means: la.... y want to know the representing leters of each ones notes.!!!!!
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Question posted by Music 101 on 2001-10-12
DO is ya, RE is sure, MI is you, FA is bet, SOL is cha, LA is lou, SI is ie - So now when you put them altogether in sequence is becomes DO-RE-ME-FA-SOL-LA-SI or YA SURE YOU BET-CHA LOU-IE, hope this makes it easier for you to follow along and your welcome.
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Question posted by Marybeth Annabel Ferguson Kleinscmidt on 2001-10-14
I have never, ever seen answers like those that are given here. My goodness, I just dont know what to think.
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Question posted by l.gallardo on 2001-10-18
i need some help on playing lead i know penatonic scales but cant quite put it to gether when i get together with some friends when we jamm.... any advise will help!
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Question posted by Unknown on 2001-10-25
i just want to know how do you read tab for instence, intro: B-B-B A-A G-G-F#-E-E B-B-B A-A G-G-F#-E-E ???????????????? IS IT STRUM B 3 TIMES AND A TWICE?
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Question posted by Curtis on 2001-10-25
I dont know A B C D E F or G what songs can i play
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Question posted by ghani on 2001-11-18
what chords can I use with scale (E) minor pentatonic . thank you
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Question posted by jasmine on 2001-11-29
An open string is a string that you play with out pressing on any of the frets on the string. But what if there are more than one string which without pressing on any frets (A chord) and so from which strings should we start playing? What if the are strings which without pressing in between those strings that are press (C chord) and so which strings should we play first as the opening string?
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Question posted by Unknown on 2001-12-11
Aww... this is complicating.. ^_^
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Question posted by kyle on 2001-12-22
Em D e-------------------------------------------- A---------0-----------------3---------------- D------0-----0-----------2-----2------------- G----2--------------2-0-----------0---------- B-------------------------------------------- E------------------------------------------- I just want to know some info on how to play or read this.
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Question posted by nimbi on 2001-12-24
where can i find out all of the chords??
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Question posted by jon on 2001-12-29
if ur playin a song, strummin the chords. i get how to do the fingerin and when to change etc but how do u know wot pattern/speed to speed.
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Question posted by Mary Combs on 2001-12-29
I need a link for a site that tells you how to read the music notes on a song page I cant find one
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Question posted by Damnster on 2001-12-31
Where can i find guitar notes in the web.... plz tell me
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Question posted by Adam Irawan on 2002-01-07
but then how do you know which string to pull and play??
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Question posted by sinyora on 2002-01-18
i want to know how will i know which column or string i will press on?? and thx
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Question posted by the 1 on 2002-01-24
my second string has snapped .. how do i change it????????????
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Question posted by Lethal on 2002-01-26
can somebody give me some staind tabs? I prefer if you have accoustic tabs. e- mail me.
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Question posted by Morbid_angel on 2002-03-09
those stringnumbers ...... ... .... is stringnumber 6 the first string when you hold your gitar ? OMG help ?....
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Question posted by Luke on 2002-04-12
how do i stop the sharp part of te strings at the top of my guitar from ripping holes in my face when i tune it with my teeth? (while playing on stage)
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Question posted by tybab5 on 2002-05-28
Hello! I was wanting to know being a beginner if I should learn chords or each indiavidual note first? Thanks
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Question posted by Hannah on 2002-06-13
Hi. I have an acoustic guitar that has little circles in between the frets. There are 6 of them. Are those the 4 frets mentioned in this lesson, or do I count the first fret? Please help this tab-illiterate. Thanx
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Question posted by king rocker on 2002-06-21
I am rock n roll guitarist and I play lead guitarist in my one man band, i played at this club one night well outside the club but it was close to the door anyway, and people thought I was not good, but they said dont give up my day job, which made me quite happy because I do this job during the day aswell.
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Question posted by andy on 2002-07-06
how do you play an F?
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Question posted by Cindy Sparks on 2002-08-08
My problem is that I know how to read the tabulations but I am having a very difficult time in my finger positions with a lot of the chords. My left wrist starts to hurt a lot..does that possibly mean that I am not positioning my left arm correctly. I also have a hard time because I have short and skinny fingers so it is difficult to reach my desired notes. Is there anything I can do?
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Question posted by sarah on 2002-08-17
how do i read tabs!!
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Question posted by chrissy on 2002-09-15
Hallo, sorry my english is very bad but I have a question. How can I play Melodies at the guitar. How can I play c d e f g a h c on the sites??? please help me
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Question posted by ZainulA. on 2002-11-14
The point, how the way playing melody og guitar. Is it need some basic skill or the one teknik ? Please, I gratefull of Your respon. Than`k
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Question posted by Inkster on 2002-12-29
I have big problem, dick is 16 inches long and quite fat.
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Question posted by bob on 2003-02-04
were do i put my fingers for chords f5 c5 g5 a5 e5
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Question posted by Greg Moscato on 2003-03-09
i dont understand how to read tabs. but i know all the frets and stuff
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Question posted by lkjhgijhgkbkhjgouygohg on 2003-03-09
i dont understand how to read tabs.
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Question posted by Laura on 2003-03-10
Encontre esta cancion de juanes, pero no entiendo como tocarla, se tocar guitarra clasica. Espero me contesten lo más pronto posible, gracias. esta es la cancion: Am Que mis ojos se despierten E con la luz de tu mirada yo a Dios le pido Am Dm que mi madre no se muera E y que mi padre me recuerde a Dios le pido Am Dm Que te quedes a mi lado E y que más nunca te me vayas mi vida a Dios le pido Am Dm que mi alma no descanse E cuando de amarte se trate mi cielo a Dios le pido Am Por los días que me quedan E y las noches que aun no llegan yo a Dios le pido Am Dm por los hijos de mis hijos E y los hijos de tus hijos a Dios le pido Am Dm Que mi pueblo no derrame tanta sangre E y se levante mi gente a Dios le pido Am Dm que mi alma no descanse E cuando de amarte se trate mi cielo a Dios le pido Am E Un segundo mas de vida para darte G D y mi corazón entero entregarte Am E un segundo mas de vida para darte G D y a tu lado para siempre yo quedarme Am un segundo mas de vida E yo a Dios le pido C G Que si me muero sea de amor Am y si me enamoro sea de vos E y que de tu voz sea este corazón todos los días a Dios le pido C G que si me muero sea de amor Am y si me enamoro sea de vos E y que de tu voz sea este corazón todos los días a Dios le pido Am a Dios le pido
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Question posted by Nick on 2003-04-03
Can you explain this to me it is from a ben harper web site Walk Away Verse: |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|| |--------3-3--|--------3-3--|--------3-3--|--------3-3--|| |--------0-0--|--------0-0--|--------0-0--|--------0-0.-|| |-------------|-------------|-------------|-----------.-|| |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|| |--3--3-------|--2--2-------|--0--0-------|--0^2-2------|| Chorus: |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|| |--------3-3--|-------3-3---|--------3-3--|--------3-3--|| |--------0-0--|-------0-0---|--------0-0--|--------0-0.-|| |-------------|-------------|-------------|-----------.-|| |--3--3-------|--2--2-------|--0--0-------|-------------|| |-------------|-------------|-------------|--3--3-------|| |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| |--------3-3--|-------3-3---|--------3-3--|--------3----| |--------0-0--|-------0-0---|--------0-0--|--------0----| |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| |--3--3-------|--2--2-------|--0--0-------|-------------| |-------------|-------------|-------------|-0^2-2-------| Bridge: |-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------|| |--------1-0--|---------0-3-|---------3-3-|---------3-3--|| |--------2-0--|---------0-0-|---------0-2-|---------2-0.-|| |-------------|-------------|-------------|------------.-|| |--0--0-------|-------------|-------------|--------------|| |-------------|--0--0-------|--3--3-------|--2--2--------||
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Question posted by LUCY BAWS on 2003-05-10
IM LEFT HANDED AND TRYING TO TEACH MYSELF HOW TO PLAY GUITAR BUT IM REALLY FINDING IT HARD! I DONT GET TABS AND THERE ARENT MANY BOOKS THAT CAN HELP, HAVE ANY TIPS?
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Question posted by Werner Hansen on 2003-06-24
Hi i just wanna know how to figure out how to do F.eks an A# when you know how to do an A or an Bb when you know the B accord.
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Question posted by joe on 2003-11-24
do you know of a web site were i can learn tabs? thanks!
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Question posted by Unknown on 2004-03-21
do you play only chords if there are both chords and notes or just notesw or just chords
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Question posted by Rahul on 2004-06-01
its been almost 2 months i am playing guitar... i can play the nut position chordsfor C,A,E,Am,G,D and the 1st shape 2nd &3rd shap of the all major chords and 1st shape and 2nd shape of all minor chord can u suggest better vamping style so that my practise session dosent becomes dull i mostly use D D D DU DU DU D style 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 how long will it take me to be fairly well in playing guitar
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Question posted by lolansh on 2004-10-13
how to tune my guitar by air,easy way? thanks
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Question posted by Unknown on 2004-10-13
ok,, please if any of u know.. what the hell does it mean when it says ..10 ^ 12?? like,, its not cool! i gotta know!
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Question posted by rodney dunfee on 2005-01-10
can anyone help me with a good tab of "another park another sunday" by the doobie bros
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Question posted by Weard on 2005-02-12
why dont you have C/G and Em7?
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Question posted by david roald on 2005-03-11
how do you play a Am7 and a Bm7
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Question posted by Guitar Master on 2005-04-29
How do you play the guitar with your toes?
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Question posted by bob on 2005-05-11
YOU ARE GAY
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Question posted by bob on 2005-05-11
YOU BASTARD!
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Question posted by han on 2005-05-22
may I have all cord guitar?please...
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Question posted by aj griffiths on 2005-05-25
how do you play an E bar chord ?
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Question posted by Unknown on 2005-05-25
bar chords
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Question posted by Zach on 2005-07-18
Can someone send me a website that shows me how to play every chord really easily, i am having trouble with the A natural b flat chord, can someone please help?
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Question posted by z dude on 2005-07-20
When i play the A# cord i have a tough time putting my finger down on all six strings on the same fret, if anyone knows a technique to help me with it please help?
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Question posted by KK on 2005-08-04
I just bought a guitar at christmas and i have been playin around on it, but i was wanting to learn some songs. I have been asked before that if i can learn to play to be in our church band, but i dont know any songs. I found it hard to understand this lesson, but is there any easier way to learn a song or two?
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Question posted by molkoholic on 2005-08-13
popo
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Question posted by greta moore on 2005-09-17
Hi there! I have been searching the net to obtain a print out of barre chords to no avail. I have read and recieved instruction (which I find confusing) on how barre chords work.....but just want to print out a chart of barre chords!! is this possible? Many thanks Regards Greta Moore
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Question posted by Richard on 2005-11-02
Pls can you guide me, how to play C5,F5,G5,A5,D5,B5 and E5 cords on chat
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Question posted by ryan basford on 2005-11-22
I would like to learn bar chords.
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Question posted by left -handed notes on 2005-12-03
My son just bought an electric guitar but we switched the strings around because it was for a right-handed person. Is there a way I can get a finger chart for him, with him playing it this way?
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Question posted by eurocondemned on 2005-12-30
What is the meaning of existence?is there any God? Is there any girl available with financial sufficiency?Why iam such a goddamn good guitar player?Why iam so handsome?Why the climate change?Why the american porno movies are the greatest?Why are we so alone?Why are We condemned to live in the times of absolute loneliness?Why am i surfing in this site anyway? If you can answer these questions you will learn everything about the guitar. Happy New Year to all of you!
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Question posted by Unknown on 2006-03-09
can u explain it to me?--from donald E-4--4--4--4--9--9--9--9B-2--2--2--2--7--7--7--7G-2--2--2--2--7--7--7--7 X4D-2--2--2--2--7--7--7--7A-----------------------D----------------------- E-----------------------------------------------------B-----------------------------------------------------G-11-X-X-11-X-11-11-X-11-11--11-X-X-11-X-11-11-X-11-11D----X-X----X-------X-----------X-X----X-------X------A-9--X-X-9--X-9--9--X-9--9---9--X-X-9--X-9--9--X-9--9-D----X-X----X-------X--------9--X-X-9--X-9--9--X-9--9- E---------------------------------------------------------B---------------------------------------------------------G-11-11-X-X-11-11-11-X-X-11-11-11-X-X-11-12-12-12-13-13-13D-------X-X----------X-X----------X-X---------------------A-9--9--X-X-9--9--9--X-X-9--9--9--X-X-9--10-10-10-11-11-11D-9--9--X-X-9--9--9--X-X-9--9--9--X-X-9--10-10-10-11-11-11
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Question posted by donald on 2006-03-09
can u explain it to me? D|--------------------------------A|-----9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9/12-12-12-12F|-------------------------------- play twiceC|-----7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7/10-10-10-10G|--------------------------------C|-------------------------------- D|-------------------------------------------------------A|---------9--9----------9--9----------9--9-/-12-12-12-12F|-------------------------------------------------------C|-1-0--0--7--7--1-0--0--7--7--1-0--0--7--7-/-10-10-10-10G|-1-0--0--------1-0--0--------1-0--0--------------------C|-1-0--0--------1-0--0--------1-0--0-------------------- D|--------------------------------A|--------------------------------F|--------------------------------C|---0------5/7-----7/5-----5/1---G|---0------5/7-----7/5-----5/1---C|---0------5/7-----7/5-----5/1---
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Question posted by Lauren on 2006-04-11
Which chord am i supposed to play when their are two set out like this above the lyrics. A/E? And what does this mean; how do i play these? C#7 and F#m and C#7(b9)??
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Question posted by carlo bentinganan on 2006-07-05
Could I change the guitar strings? where could I buy strings?
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