Guitar tabs are a widely popular guitar notation that helps you learn to play melodies or lead guitar licks. The word "tabs" is short for the word tablatures. The very first tablatures were created for lutes back in the 1500s, no joke. Gradually, guitar stole tabs for it's own use, and now it's used extensively to teach and to learn how to play.
The rest of this blog post will teach you how to read guitar tabs, and what they are good for according to what genre of guitar you'd like to learn to play. Let's learn how to read guitar tabs, eh?