Learning the names of the guitar strings in standard tuning is easy when you have something to tie the letters to.
This is exactly why people started making up memory aids: to remember the string names (EADGBE).
If you're looking for how to remember the strings on a guitar, here are a couple of mnemonic acronyms you can use. If you know other ones, than leave it as a comment at the bottom of the post please!
- Eat All Day Get Big Easy
- Eddie Ate Dynamite, Good Bye Eddie
- Elvis Always Dug Good Banana Eating
- Every Apple Does Good Being Eaten
- Every Amp Deserves Guitars/Basses Everyday
- Eat Apples Daily Grow Big Ears
- Eric And Dave's Guitars Beat Everyone
- Every Acid Dealer Gets Busted Eventually
- Elephants And Donkeys Grow Big Ears
- Eat A Dog, Get Big Ears
- Even Average Dogs Get Bones Eventually
- Every Apple Does Go Bad Eventually
- Eat All Dead Gophers Before Easter
And remember to leave your own little memory aids as well 🙂