Hopefully you’ve read the previous free guitar lessons giving you a few ideas and tips on correctly holding your plectrum.
This the 3rd article in this primer will talk about fingers in relation to TAB or tablature.
—Dealing with TAB—
Reading guitar tabulature:
Lines = Strings
The ‘Bottom E’ is the thickest string on the guitar – the ‘Bottom’ part refers to the low sound.
The ‘Top E’ is the thinnest string on the guitar – ‘Top’ part refers to the high sound.
Basically TAB is upside down, at first it’s hard to get your head to remember this but with practice it does get easier.
—TAB in relation to Fingers—
The above picture of a hand shows the ‘Fretting Hand’.
As an exercise try playing the the above tab: Use the same number finger as the fret.
Click above picture to play sequence…