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Getting the Beat[]

As we said before, there is a problem with tabs in that they don't tell you everything - you have to listen to the song you're playing as tabs were developed to help guitar players learn songs they have heard.

Select from the list below, listen to the song, and then attempt to play the song. Take a look at Practicing tips for information that can help you learn faster.

It may be hard to believe, but experienced guitar players can pick up a tab and play it at full speed having never played it before. You won't reach that level for a long time as a beginnner, but with practice and time you certainly will. You might want to start with these or the ones below.

Some Tabs to Try[]

Dave Matthews Band

For all these tabs you may want to search up on youtube for how they're supposed to sound and the timing