Guitar tablature has really helped to make the guitar such a popular instrument. Easy guitar tabs, like the ones below, help both beginning and more advanced guitar players learn new songs fast. Before getting to the tabs, let’s cover a few basics on what tablature is and how to read it.
Guitar Tab Basics
Using the guitar tab system, guitar rhythm and lead parts are presented in a visual, intuitive manner that does not require knowledge of standard musical notation. In fact, tablature has become the “language” for communicating how to play guitar songs. This is how such as thing as easy guitar tabs are even possible.
Below is a list of songs with fairly easy guitar tabs. The songs are mostly rock and pop songs, starting from the 60’s up through today. Bands include the Beatles, Coldplay, Creedance Clearwater Revival, Green Day, Nirvana, U2, and Neil Young among others. Simply click on the link, and ENJOY! In some cases there is a link to more complete lessons with audio and extensive explanation.
Note: playing these tabs requires some basic guitar playing skills and the ability to read tab. If you are a pure “newbie”, you should establish some basic foundational skills and knowledge first, such as with
this free beginners guitar playing guide.
Every Rose Has Its Thorns by Poison
This is a pretty easy song to play, with only a few easy chords, mostly G, C, and D), with a little variation on the C. Check out this step-by-step video lesson: