Your Open String Note Mnemonics

Make up your own Mnemonic and remember the note names of the open strings!


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I’m Danish, and when I was 8 years old my dad taught me this one to remember the string names:

Egon Har Gigt Den Arme Egon

… which will make zero sense to 99.5% of the members of this forum. But it worked for me, still remember it to this day…

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Kasper

Guess that 0.5% is you and Jesper, although you could include Brian if you were feeling kind :rofl:

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Are the templates reversed???

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@Karende I’m not sure what you are asking - which templates / reversed how?
Cheers :smiley:
| Richard_close2u | JustinGuitar Official Guide & Approved Teacher

In the learn more section: Use the guides below as templates :slight_smile:

Thin to Thick
E ____________________
A ____________________
D ____________________
G ____________________
B ____________________
E ____________________

Thick to Thin
E ____________________
B ____________________
G ____________________
D ____________________
A ____________________
E ____________________

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Oops. Good spot Karen they do seem to be incorrectly labelled. Top one is Thick to Thin, bottom is Thin to Thick. Would also be better if the first string was noted a “e” and not E as is common from string naming.

@Richard_close2u can you do the needful on this one ? Assume it will need a website change?

:sunglasses:

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WHEW!! i thought i was going to have to give up the wine while practicing! LOL
Thank you all!

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@Karende All fixed. Thanks for the alert.
:slight_smile:

Elephants And Donkeys Grow Big Ears was how someone(can’t remember for the life of me who) once told me.
Strange I’ve never forgotten that but yet no idea where I got it from😁

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When you speak dutch and want a pudding…
Eet alle dagen groente bij eten!

E----eet
A----alle
D----dagen
G----groente
B----bij
E----eten

Greetings and succes…
Rogier,… :broccoli:

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If you are German:
E - Eine
A - alte
D - Dame
G - ging
B - Burger
E - essen

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Or, also German, if you want to learn it with the German “H” spelling instead of “B”:
E - Eine
A - alte
D - Dame
G - geht
H - heute
e - einkaufen.

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Gout can be terribly painful :persevere: :wink:

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@brianlarsen Not making that connection, Brian, but can attest to how painful a gout attack can be, as a long time sufferer.

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I’m very surprised that nobody has come up with this one!
Eventually all diligent guitarists become experts

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For.some reason my mind twisted Justins 1st.to 6th string to- E-aster B-unny G-oes D-own A-fter E-lectricusion :slight_smile: Oh my, my mind. Lol

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My wife got me a guitar for my 50th birthday, so
Every
Aged
Dad
Gets
Better
Eventually

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Nick @Nickj1972
Welcome to the community :grinning:
Michael

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Eat A Dead Grasshopper, Bug Eater