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How to Play Guitar Tabs

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Tab Guide

4/4 4 beats to the bar
12/8 12 (triplet) beats to the bar
| Bar lines
|| End of section
:|| Repeat from beginning
||: :|| Repeat section between these marks
./. Repeat previous bar
1.2. Play this on the first and second run through only
^ Pick with down stroke
V Pick with up stroke
/? Beat (strummed or picked)
/? Accentuated Pick (strummed or picked)
(/) Rest (missed beat)
- - 4/6 - - Slide up from fret 4 to fret 6
- - 7\4 - - Slide down from fret 7 to fret 4
- - /9 - - Slide up to fret 9 from a couple of frets below
- - \2 - - Slide down to fret 2 from a couple of frets above
- - 4b- - Slightly bend note at fret 4
- - 3b(4) - - Bend note at fret 3 to make it sound as if played at fret 4
- - 2h4 - - Hammer-on from fret 2 to fret 4
- - 6p5 - - Pull-off from fret 6 to fret 5
- 7~~ - - Slight Vibrato
- 7~~~~ - - Sustained Vibrato
- - x - - Mutted or missed note
PM.... Palm muting