Awesome rock guitar riffs you NEED to learn

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As a beginner guitar player, listening to and attempting to reproduce famous and memorable guitar riffs that you've heard over the course of your life is one of the best ways to find some motivation. Below, we've compiled a concise…

4 easy 12 bar blues chord progressions

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Blues is one of my favorite musical genres, in part, because it is very easy to teach to beginners. Even a guitar newbie can learn and play basic blues at an early stage. You will need a lot of practice…

Easiest way to learn guitar scales

Once you reach an intermediate level of playing, you'll naturally develop an interest in playing in a more "intelligent" way. Up until then, you have been learning the basics, learning to play your favorite songs, chords and strumming. The next…

8 most popular guitar chords in pop music

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Before you start learning to play the guitar, you don't really know what you're listening to. I don't mean this in a bad way. Most people listen to music, the have their favorite songs that they can sing by heart…

15 great tips for teaching yourself guitar

Teaching yourself to play guitar is a challenge, there is no doubt about it. Would it be easier with a guitar teacher? Maybe, but it would cost a small fortune to pay for the recommended 2 lessons per week. If…

Top 20 acoustic guitar tabs - Songs for beginners

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When I start teaching a total beginner how to play guitar, I am always thankful that we have tabs to make things easier. Guitar tablature (tabs) makes learning songs so much faster and simpler than having to read standard notation.…

Happy Birthday easy guitar chords

After playing guitar for 20 years, I would say that if I had to name 1 song that I've played most often in front of kids, it would be Happy Birthday. If you want to learn how to play Happy…

10 nursery rhymes with easy guitar chords

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If you play guitar and have children, you will undoubtedly want to play guitar for them. Making music to your children will not only make you a superhero rock star in their eyes, but also pass on your love of…

Types of guitars

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Navigating through the different types of guitars can be frustrating at first. I remember when I was a newbie, I though getting an electro-acoustic guitar was the way to go, because that way I would have an electric and acoustic…

14 + 1 tips for learning guitar

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All musicians know the feeling of fulfillment playing an instrument causes. It is one of those things in your life, that just really needs to be experienced, it just can't be described. Should you be considering learning an instrument, the…