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Acoustic Fingerstyle For Beginners Hey everyone, this week I go through a couple of very simple fingerpicking exercises in the key of G. The chords being used are as follows:   The first pattern is in 6/8 time (count 123456) and uses a thumb, index, middle, ring, middle, index finger order for the picking hand.[…]

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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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