What is TAB and How to I Play It?

In the picture of a right handed guitar, the guitarist stretches the left hand around the neck to push on the fretboard and change the note (then strummed with the right hand).

TAB shows each string as you look at it, with the highest sounding note at the top as you look at it (remember that you are looking at the guitar upside down!)

If the guitarist was to press where the yellow dots are, the TAB would be as shown;

Here's how to play tab string by string::