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Old 02-03-2013, 03:23 PM   #1
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Quick tab question

I'm learning Pool Shark by Sublime and I had a question that has come up in other songs for with an F chord, and I cant in all good consciousness proceed until I know what this means.

I see the

F

and

Gb

chord are the same, only the tab indicates a bar over the first fret and while F says (1 fr) and Gb says (2fr). I'm assuming that means 1 fret and 2 frets, but what does that mean exactly?


Sorry for the noob question, still very much a beginner for all intents and purposes. I figure rather than googling these kind of questions its better to actively engage with other musicians.
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Old 02-03-2013, 06:59 PM   #2
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F
Code:
e|-1 B|-1 G|-2 D|-3 A|-3 E|-1


Gb
Code:
e|-2 B|-2 G|-3 D|-4 A|-4 E|-2


It's just what fret you're on. Once you learn the notes of the fretboard, you won't really need to worry about that too much.
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