Guitar Parts, Chord Diagrams, and Tablature

By Jon Chappell

Part of Blues Guitar For Dummies Cheat Sheet

To play blues guitar, or any style of guitar music, it helps to be able to identify the parts of the guitar, which are identified here. It also helps to be able to read chord diagrams and the six-line guitar tablature that tell you which frets press on which strings. A sample chord diagram and tablature are shown here as well: