The Easiest Way to Remember Alternate Tunings

An easy fun way to remember the open notes of any tuning is to come up with an acronym, or use one of the ones below.

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Standard Tuning: EADgbe
Every August Dog’s Go Biting Elvis
Even Average Dogs Get Bones Eventually
Eat All Dead Gophers Before Easter
Every Acid Dealer Gets Busted Eventually
Elephants And Donkeys Grow Big Ears
Every Acolyte Does Get Better Eventually
Every Body Go Drink And Eat
Easter Bunny Gets Drunk At Easter
Every Average Dude Gets Booze Easily
Eddie Ate Dynamite, Good Bye Eddie
Drop D: DADgbe
Day After Day, Get Better Eventually

Double Drop D: DADgbd
Donald Ate Dynamite, Good Bye Donald