As you look at your guitar, you will notice it has six strings. The thickest strings produce the lowest tones and the thinnest strings produce the highest tones.
You will want to know the names of the strings. Each one gets a letter name. From low to high, the note names are:
E A D G B E
There is a memory game to help remember the names of the open strings.
The first letter of each word in the following phrase helps you remember the note names in the proper order.
Eddie Ate Dynamite Good-Bye Eddie
Can you remember the names of the strings?
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