Open A Tuning

Open A tuning is another pleasant-sounding string combination that guitarists should explore. To achieve this tuning, you’ve got to adjust the fourth, third, and second strings. So D becomes C#, G becomes E, and B becomes A. The Low E, A string, and high E remain the same. But beware, This tuning can be stressful for the strings and can risk breaking them.
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E2 A2 C♯3 E3 A3 E4

Fun Fact

You can tune the guitar to Open G and put a capo on the second fret. That way, you can enjoy Open A tuning without risking your precious strings.

5 Songs to Play

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Bottle Up And GO

by John Lee Hooker

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I Feel Like Going Home

by Muddy Waters

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Seven Nation Army

by The White Stripes

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In My Time Of Dying

by Led Zeppelin

This Tuning Is Available In

Roadie 3

Roadie 3

Did You Know

With the Roadie Tuner, your set-list is sure to flow naturally. It comes with an extensive index of 150+ built-in tunings so you don't need to worry about switching between different alternate tunings and keeping track of your custom ones. All you need to do is select your tuning of choice, place Roadie on the peg and watch it automatically tune your instrument for you in just seconds.

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