A Google Trends chart used as part of the argument for the death of the guitar tab website, from the Washington Post’s story, A generation learned Nirvana songs on guitar tab Web sites. But now? Nevermind.
new Web sites and technologies gradually cycled tabs toward obsolescence. You could stare at the minimalist, Courier-New tab page for “About a Girl” until your eyes crust over — or you could click over to YouTube, where 38,000 people have uploaded tutorials for the exact same song.