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Tablature, or 'TAB', is a very popular way to write guitar music--there are a great many web sites available that have guitar tablature. Guitar tablature is popular, in part, because it is so easy to read--you don't have to know how to read music to play tablature.

Guitar tablature uses 6 lines, each one representing a string on the guitar:

--------------- 1st string
--------------- 2nd string
--------------- 3rd string
--------------- 4th string
--------------- 5th string
--------------- 6th string

Numbers written on each chord tell you which fret to play the string at. A "1" stands for the first fret, a "2" for the second, a "3" for the third and so on. A "0" indicates that you should leave the string open.

Accordingly, a C chord would look something like this:

-------0------- 1st string
-------1------- 2nd string
-------0------- 3rd string
-------2------- 4th string
-------3------- 5th string
--------------- 6th string

You should read this to mean that you need to depress the 2nd string in the 1st fret, the 4th string should be played in the 2nd fret, the 5th string should be played in the 3rd fret, and the 1st and 4th strings should be left open.

In other words, you should have your fingers positioned on the guitar like this:

_____________ (top of the guitar)
| | | | | |
| | | | O |
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| | | | | |
| | O | | |
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| | | | | |
| O | | | |
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Guitar tablature is easy to learn and there are an abundance of sites on the internet (just enter "guitar tablature" into a search engine and it should come up with several sites) that have guitar tablature for popular rock songs.