Until you’ve consumed all of the best Guitar Tab books, can you even claim to be a true fan?
- Ultimate Guitar Tab Treasure Chest: 50 Great Rock Guitar Transcriptions (2012)
- 100 Most Popular Songs for Fingerpicking Guitar: Solo Guitar Arrangements in Standard Notation and Tab (2019)
- Guitar Tabs: Learn to Read Tabs in 60 Minutes or Less: An Advanced Guide to Guitar Tabs (2018)
- First 50 Songs You Should Play On Electric Guitar (2015)
- Selections from Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time: Guitar Classics Volume 2: Classic Rock to Modern Rock (Easy Guitar TAB) (Rolling Stones Classic Guitar) (2008)
- Led Zeppelin: Mothership – Authentic Guitar, Tab Edition (2008)
- Mammoth Metal Guitar Tab Anthology: The World’s Loudest Songbook featuring 45 Headbanging Songs (2018)
- Classical Guitar TAB: 50 Iconic Solos from the Renaissance to Romantic Era (2019)
- Guitar Scales Handbook: A Step-By-Step, 100-Lesson Guide to Scales, Music Theory, and Fretboard Theory (Book & Videos) (Steeplechase Guitar Instruction) (2012)
- Van Halen – 30 Classics from the Legendary Guitar God (Authentic Guitar-Tab Editions) (2010)
- Guitar Fretboard: Memorize The Fretboard In Less Than 24 Hours: 35+ Tips And Exercises Included (2018)
- Iron Maiden – Guitar Tab: 25 Metal Masterpieces (Guitar Recorded Version) (2017)
- Hal Guitar Tab Method – Books 1 & 2 Combo Edition (2012)
(Guitar Recorded Versions). Here’s the desert-island tab collection you’ve been waiting for! Features 50 awesome guitar classics as featured on the popular tab website, transcribed note for note!
100 Most Popular Songs for Fingerpicking Guitar: Solo Guitar Arrangements in Standard Notation and Tab (2019)
(Guitar Solo). This massive collection will keep you fingerpicking for days!
Guitar Tabs: Learn to Read Tabs in 60 Minutes or Less: An Advanced Guide to Guitar Tabs (2018)
Being a Beginner Guitarist Can be Hard! Being a Beginner Who Can’t Read Guitar Tabs is HARDER!You hear an incredible guitar solo and you want to play it right away! You do a quick search on the internet and are welcomed by a bunch of lines with numbers on them. What’s worse? There are different markings between the numbers!What Does This Mean? Do I need to learn tabs?How can a bunch of lines with weird numbers and markings convey music?
(Guitar Collection). A great collection of 50 “standards” that you really need to know if you want to call yourself a guitarist! This book provides a combo of tab, chords and lyrics.
Selections from Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time: Guitar Classics Volume 2: Classic Rock to Modern Rock (Easy Guitar TAB) (Rolling Stones Classic Guitar) (2008)
Sixty-seven of the best songs of the rock era, all chosen from Rolling Stone(R) magazine’s “500 Greatest Songs of All Time.” The book covers 67 classic songs spanning the classic rock era to the modern rock era all arranged to include all important guitar parts and yet remain easily playable.
Page, Plant, and Jones hand-selected the songs for the unprecedented, career-spanning Mothership. Now, Alfred Music is proud to present this 300-page sheet music collection of note-for-note guitar TAB. Featuring all-new transcriptions based on years of compiled documentation, videos, and interviews, this is the must-have book for all fans of Led Zeppelin and the immortal guitar work of Jimmy Page.
Mammoth Metal Guitar Tab Anthology: The World’s Loudest Songbook featuring 45 Headbanging Songs (2018)
(Guitar Recorded Versions). Shred your axe and thrash your big hair through the air with this jam-packed collection of 45 metal faves in note-for-note guitar trancriptions with tab.
Classical Guitar TAB: 50 Iconic Solos from the Renaissance to Romantic Era, includes standard notation with TAB (tablature), and fingering. Organized by three levels: Easy-Early-Intermediate, Intermediate, and Late-Intermediate-Advanced. The main focus of the book is intermediate level. Perfect for students or gigging guitarists looking for a solid collection of historical works and a few arrangements for playing special events.
Guitar Scales Handbook: A Step-By-Step, 100-Lesson Guide to Scales, Music Theory, and Fretboard Theory (Book & Videos) (Steeplechase Guitar Instruction) (2012)
Guitar instructor and music theory professor Damon Ferrante guides you through step-by-step lessons and streaming videos that will give your playing the speed and fluidity you have always dreamed about. This new edition has over 200 lessons, guitar licks, exercises, streaming videos, and scales-over chords concepts.Used by thousands of professional guitarists, students, and teachers, this book and streaming video course will take your guitar playing to a whole new level!
Van Halen – 30 Classics from the Legendary Guitar God (Authentic Guitar-Tab Editions) (2010)
This book contains authentic guitar TAB transcriptions of Eddie Van Halen’s legendary guitar work. Titles: Ain’t Talkin’ ‘Bout Love * And the Cradle Will Rock . . .
Guitar Fretboard: Memorize The Fretboard In Less Than 24 Hours: 35+ Tips And Exercises Included (2018)
Learning all the notes on the fretboard taking too long? Or worse – seems impossible? This book will unlock all the notes in 5 Simple steps!Why Should I learn the Fretboard?Throughout my years of experience with the guitar, I have come across multiple “pro guitarists” who cannot name the note they just played.
(Guitar Recorded Versions). 25 authentic transcriptions with notes and tablature from the extensive career of these British metal masters that first came onto the scene in 1975.
Hal Guitar Tab Method – Books 1 & 2 Combo Edition (2012)
(Guitar Tab Method). “The ultimate learning tool to go from zero to guitar hero in no time!” Guitar World magazine Designed for electric or acoustic guitar. Get started quickly and easily with songs you want to play! This method introduces notes with riffs like “Crazy Train” and “Smoke on the Water,” power chords with classics by AC/DC and the Who, chord-strumming with songs from Neil Young and Nirvana, and much more.
Best Guitar Tab Books Worth Your Attention
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Rock guitar Exercises for Beginners: 10x Your Guitar Skills in 15 Minutes a Day
Author(s): Hanan Tabouhot
ID: 2847551, Publisher: , Year: 2020, Size: 11 Mb, Format: pdf
100 Most Popular Songs: Solo Guitar Arrangements in Standard Notation and Tab
Author(s): Hal Leonard Corp.
ID: 2795400, Publisher: Hal Leonard, Year: 2018, Size: 132 Mb, Format: epub
Iron Maiden--Guitar Tab
Author(s): Iron Maiden
ID: 2599712, Publisher: Hal Leonard, Year: 2017, Size: 96 Mb, Format: epub
Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are truly best-sellers according to USA Today, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.