Or at least a competent guitar player, thanks to interactive lessons and games. This MIDI-friendly fretboard works with iPads and other iDevices.
Fretlight's founder Rusty Shaffer visits the CNET studio to demo a guitar that can light up the fretboard using tablature with popular songs. We learn how to play Deep Purple's Smoke on the Water and AC/DC's Thunderstruck.
LED lights and a USB connection can help aspiring musicians learn their favorite tunes.
It's not the first guitar tab application for iPhone, but its import capabilities and on-screen fingering assistance make it one of the most sophisticated.
How do you get to Madison Square Garden? Practice. For guitarists, a new iPhone app called iPractice can help.