B1 - 02 The A Chord

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The A Chord

Open String Names

You’ll need to know the names of the open strings. Using a mnemonic can help you remember them. For example; Elephants And Donkeys Grow Big Ears to remember E A D G B E (thickest to thinnest!).Screen Shot 2015-12-07 at 17.30.56

Another student favourite to remember the open string names is Eddie Ate Dynamite - Good Bye Eddie! 

Memorising open string names is essential for tuning your guitar. Learn how to tune your guitar in the BASICS section of this course.

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Check out how to change between the A & E chords easily here.