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Learn The Guitar Fretboard – Part 1 Today we are looking at the first step in learning the guitar fretboard.  To do that we need to understand what intervals are. Intervals are the distance between two notes.  Knowing this, we can start with the smallest interval which is called a “half step.”  A half step[…]

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5 Guitarists That Changed Rock Music   Today I have some great music for you and some comments on these guitarists! 5. Chuck Berry Chuck is thought of by many influencial classic rock musicians as the father of rock and roll music. He turned the guitar into the defacto instrument of rock and roll with[…]

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Hey everyone, this week I dissect a lick from the Joe Bonamassa live performance of the intro to “I Gave Up Everything For You Except The Blues” which you can find on Youtube. This is a very Eric Johnsonesque lick so be sure to follow the proper picking that I mention to get it down[…]

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Shapes Of Things Guitar Solo Lesson (Gary Moore) Hey everyone, this week I have a real treasure transcribed here for you; the great solo to “Shapes Of Things” as performed by the late great Gary Moore. This solo has it all; feel, phrasing, technique, melody and more.  The guitar world lost one the finest to[…]

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I Wanna Be Sedated Guitar Lesson   Hey everyone, this week I am teaching you the punk rock classic “I Wanna Be Sedated.”  If you are a beginner rock guitarist, this is a great tune to get started with.  I go through barre chords, power chords, and the downstroke pattern often associated with punk and[…]

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How To Play “Shallow” – A Star Is Born Movie Hey  everyone,  I thought I would get a  little  more  modern  and  teach  something  from  the  current  pop  culture  musically.   This  is  a  great  one  if  you  are  a  beginner  struggling  to  get  some  open  chords  down.   Below  is  the  tab  and  lesson […]

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David Gilmour Guitar Style Lesson Part 2 Hey everyone, back again with the 2nd and final installment of “David Gilmour Guitar Style Lesson Part 2.” Today we are going over several more of the stylistic traits that make David Gilmour a standout guitarist in the classic rock genre. 4. 4-3-2 Licks Every guitarist has their[…]

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