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1

Open G tuning is a common tuning for what two styles of music?

Open G is a common tuning for slide guitar and some rock and roll (for example Rolling Stones)

2

What are the six notes in Open G tuning?

The six notes in open G tuning are DGDGBD

3

What should you always do whenever you tune a guitar?

Whenever you tune your guitar, you should always test it straight away.

4

What is an implication of playing chords in open G tuning?

In open G, the root note (G) is the fifth string, not the sixth. Often (particularly in rock and roll) you will not play the sixth string

5

What is the relationship between open A and open G tuning?

Open A has the same relative tuning to open G.

6

What are five songs in Open G tuning?

5 songs in Open G tuning:
1. Rolling Stones - Brown Sugar
2. Rolling Stones - Honky Tonk Woman
3. Rolling Stones - Start Me Up
4. The Dandy Warhols - Bohemian Like You
5. Dire Straits - Romeo and Juliet