How to Read Guitar Tabs

How to Read Guitar Tabs is a free video lesson for beginning guitarists by Peter Vogl. We will discuss how to read guitar tabs or tablature. Peter will teach you how to figure out which strings and frets you should be playing on the guitar. Learning how to read tab helps you play songs that you are not already familiar with. Once you're done with this lesson, take a look at all of our lessons on reading tab.

Below are the examples of tab we will use for this lesson.

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