Erm, not to add extra heat to this thread, but now I feel compelled to defend the whole reason I originally started my website. Tabs helped me learn to play the guitar. Granted, I have an ear for it, and later went to transcribe many of J’s songs into tab, but it was a combination of the two that helped me hone my skills.
They’re also great when you just can’t seem to figure out that one little part of a song, that’s been driving you crazy.. Perhaps someone else has. Not to mention that I’ve known several serious musicians who, no matter what, simply cannot learn anything by ear, no matter how inventive they may have been as music writers…
PS: Dearest Rosa, please don’t take this post to be a harshly written one. Bare in mind that I still have momentum from a certain other thread. <img>
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