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How to Play Guitar: Beginners / Understanding the Strings

Watch more Beginner Guitar Lessons videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Understand guitar strings and how they work in this video from Howcast's How to Play Guitar: Beginners series. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Let's focus in on the strings. Uhm, you have six strings on a guitar. Uh, this highest one here the thinnest string you have is the first string. Uh, this one is called E. Uh, the second string is called B. The third string is called G. The fourth string is called D. Uhm the fifth string is called A and the sixth string is called E. So that's important to know for lots of reasons. Uh, one is for tuning, you know. We're gonna need to know which string to tune and in most tuners will have uh, the letter corresponding to it. And then also later on when we talk about notes on a guitar, the starting point for each string is gonna be important.
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