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I do show you how to read tablature, which is like a short hand for reading guitar music, but we will not be learning those nursery rhyme tunes that many method books have you starting on right away. This book is a great start for any player, and includes a lot of information that will be useful for even the more seasoned player. Do not support the neck with your left hand, rather keep the guitar in position with your right arm. Free guitar pdf ebooks online guitar lessons at fachords.
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