The title says it all. Is there no escaping memorizing the neck note by note, or is there a nice technique for this?
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Is there a technique to help you memorize the notes on the guitar?
If you have a song and want to help yourself memorizing notes you can try with Guitar Pro software (Guitar Pro Website)
Basically it can play a music sheet and a tab sheet together helping you memorizing positions between notes/guitar keyboard positions
I used to write down little riffs I found in musical notation and not read tabs. And studying music theory on the guitar helps a lot too, as it involves reading music a lot. I don't think a dedicated learning method would work better than this natural learning process. It's like learning a new language, the more you speak it, the more you learn.
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