#1
As the title states, I need help reading the chord tabs. I listen to my songs and see the chords provided and they sound nothing like the song when I play them. Any tips, perhaps it's my strumming pattern, I don't know. Please, any help would be appreciated.
#2
What songs are you talking about? And maybe your guitar is out of tune or something?
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#3
Well, lets learn through example shall we?

A chord that looks like 320033, which is a G, so the first number in there, 3 means the 3rd fret of the E string (the fattest one), and then the second number is the 2nd fret of the A string, and so on and so on.

Now, if its one where you roll over your mouse and it looks like this

e---|---|-x-|---|---|
B---|---|-x-|---|---|
G---|---|---|---|---|
D---|---|---|---|---|
A---|-x-|---|---|---|
E---|---|-x-|---|---|


When you roll over the chord letter and get that (above) then think of it as an upside down fret board, its still a G, and unless the diagram says otherwise or your using a capo, the 1st fret on the diagram is the 1st fret on your guitar.

If you weren't reading the chord wrong, either your supposed to be using a capo, the song is in a different tuning, or your guitar is out of tune.

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