How To: Play "Smoke on the Water" by Deep Purple on guitar

How classic is "Smoke on the Water" by Deep Purple, right? It's one of the greatest classics of all time! And now, you can learn how to play this hit on your acoustic guitar by yourself. Impress anyone who's listening with this rockin' tune. This tutorial will show you exactly how to play "Smoke on the Water" with your guitar, from finger placement to the proper chords.

How To: Play "Must Be Nice" by Lyfe Jennings on guitar

Want to learn how to play Lyfe Jennings on the guitar? With this tutorial you can learn how to play "Must Be Nice" by Lyfe Jennings on the acoustic guitar. This version is a simplified version of the song and is not exactly how Lyfe Jennings plays it. This lesson is geared towards intermediate guitarists because it assumes prior knowledge of guitar playing. Watch this how to video and you will be able to sing and play along to "Must Be Nice" by Lyfe Jennings.

How To: Use the clawhammer guitar technique

Want to play lead guitar in a rock band? Well first you have to learn techniques from the masters. This guitar lesson teaches you how to play the "clawhammer" guitar technique to spice up rockabilly or bluegrass tunes in the key of A. Once you get a hang of these popular guitar chords and tunes, you can start incorporating them into your own songs. With this lesson and a bit of practice you will be able to play clawhammer on the guitar. The next time you are with your friends you can impress ...

How To: Play country rhythm guitar patterns

In this video, we learn how to play country rhythm guitar patterns. The sound will have a little bit of a bass pickup when you play it to get a country sound. First, hold down an open G chord and on beat one pick the first string. Continue to move the pick down the strings and move back up. As you go, you will move slowly and keep the same noise of the strings as you go around. This will take a little bit of practice, but is a great exercise to get the right country sound for the guitar pattern.

How To: Play "Why" by Jason Aldean on acoustic guitar

Want to learn how to play Jason Aldean on the guitar? With this tutorial you can learn how to play "Why" by Jason Aldean on the acoustic guitar. This version is a simplified version of the song and is not exactly how Jason Aldean plays it. This lesson is geared towards intermediate guitarists because it assumes prior knowledge of guitar playing. Watch this how to video and you will be able to sing and play along to "Why" by Jason Aldean.

How To: Play classic Beatles' "Michelle" on acoustic guitar

The Beatles revolutionized the music industry and brought us songs that can never be forgotten, that could never be overstated. With John Lennon at the front of the "Fab Four" they couldn't be stopped... wouldn't be stopped. But let's not forget it wouldn't be the "Fab Four" without George Harrison, Paul McCartney, and Ringo Starr. In your head you constantly hear the Beatles' tunes, so why not bring them outside, why not bring that joy to everyone around you? With this video tutorial, you'll...

How To: Play "Undone (The Sweater Song)" by Weezer on guitar

Interested in performing an unplugged version of "Undone" by Weeezer? See how it's done with this free video guitar lesson, which presents a complete breakdown of the song and it chords. While this tutorial is geared toward those who already have some knowledge of the guitar, players of all skill level should be able to follow along given adequate time and effort. For more information, and to get started playing "Undone (The Sweater Song)" on your own acoustic guitar, take a look!

How To: Play "The Truth" by Jason Aldean on guitar

This video helps the viewers learn some basic guitar notes. Jason Aldean is a great musician who plays guitar remarkably well. In this video, he tries to teach us how to use a guitar and play some notes that are basic. The truth is the genre he is playing in this video. The viewer of this video will definitely get a good knowledge about cores and notes of this song. The notus have been taught very clearly that could help us play this of our own

How To: Play a funk riff on the acoustic guitar

Because of its portability, the acoustic guitar can be wonderful songwriting device. However, having a pocket symphony in your head–or pocket, as it were–does you little good if your hands aren't on board. Fortunately, YouTube user Sawlon is here to help you train your head and hands with his series of free video guitar lessons. In this installment, you'll learn how to a funk riff on the acoustic guitar. Remember, the more you practice and the more theory you know, the better you'll sound and...

How To: Make a sound hole for a guitar

Check out this instructional guitar video that shows you how to make a sound hole for a guitar. Follow the simple step by step instructions outlined in this guitar tutorial video and make a sound hole for you guitar. A lot of experimentation has been done lately putting the sound holes in different places on the sound board and also in different shapes. The different shapes are sometimes just for visual effect but in addition, sometimes sound holes need to be made in different shapes or put i...

How To: Build guitar chords

This is instructional guitar video that shows you how to build chords on your guitar fretboard using music theory. Check out this simple guide to chord theory on the guitar, using the D major scale as a basis for creating chords from notes of the scale. No guitar playing in this video - just theory! Covers major, minor, 7th, 9th, minor 7th, minor 6th, diminished and augmented chord construction. Learn how to build guitar chords and improve your guitar playing skills with this music tutorial v...

How To: Play "But I Do Love You" by Leann Rimes on guitar

In this video, viewers learn how to play the song "But I Do Love You" by Leann Rimes on the acoustic guitar. This video reveals the string movements and the order in which the notes must be played to execute the song. The video provides step-by-step narration and a visual demonstration for viewers to easily understand and follow along. This video will benefit those viewers who are interested in playing the guitar and want to learn how to play a new song.

How To: Play "Your Call" by Secondhand Serenade on guitar

Ways Linn, hosts another in her series of acoustic guitar lessons. Whether you are an experienced player or just beginning to learn to play the guitar, you will be able to follow along with her as she teaches you to play "Your Call" by Secondhand Serenade. She teaches you all the chords you will need to know and goes into detail on how to finger the chords, as well as the order to pick the strings in, and their progression through the song in an easy to follow manner, and also translates the ...

How To: Play "Stranger Things Have Happened" by Foo Fighters

In this video, we learn how to play "Stranger Things Have Happened" by Foo Fighters. You can fingerpick this one or use a pick to get a different sound if you are comfortable with that. For the melody you will play the A string, B string, E string, with different frets to create different sounds. As you continue, you will learn how to play the strings of the chorus and the rest of the versus. Make sure you are sliding your finger to the correct strings and have the right frets so the sounds m...

How To: Play a simple guitar boogie in G

Check out this music tutorial video that demonstrates how to play a simple guitar boogie in G. This instructional video provides fret diagrams and live action to show how to play a simple boogie in G. This video is aimed at budding fingerstyle guitar players, but can be adapted to a pick. Advanced beginners are also encouraged to watch and learn. Play a simple guitar boogie in G and improve your guitar playing skills!

How To: Use a digital tuner to tune your guitar

Guitars will need to be tuned continuously to ensure that it is tuned for the correct scale and notes so your music makes sounds the way you intend. If you haven’t been playing forever, you will probably need the assistance of an electric tuner to find the note. This video will show you how to tune your guitar using a tuner.

How To: Play chords on the guitar in a Delta blues style

Popularized by artists like Son House and Skip James, Delta blues is not only one of the oldest forms of blues music, it is among the most stylistically distinct and technically rewarding to play. In this video guitar lesson from YouTube user deltabluestips, you'll learn the very basics of Delta-style blues. While this lesson is geared more toward intermediate and advanced guitarists, this means beginning players merely have all the more to learn. Get started using Delta Blues-style strumming...

How To: Play "Sultans of Swing" by Dire Straits on guitar

Want to impress your friends by whipping out your guitar and strumming some of their favorite tunes the next time you are at a party? This guitar lesson teaches you how to play the Dire Straits song "Sultans of Swing." Once you get a hang of these popular guitar chords and tunes, you can start incorporating them into your own songs. With this lesson and a bit of practice you will be able to play "Sultans of Swing" by Dire Straits on the guitar. And who knows, maybe soon you can play lead guit...

How To: Play the Dire Straits song "Romeo & Juliet" on guitar

Want to impress your friends by whipping out your guitar and strumming some of their favorite tunes the next time you are at a party? This guitar lesson teaches you how to play the Dire Straits song "Romeo & Juliet" using open G tuning(D-G-D-G-B-D) with a capo on the 3rd fret. Once you get a hang of these popular guitar chords and tunes, you can start incorporating them into your own songs. With this lesson and a bit of practice you will be able to play "Romeo & Juliet" by Dire Straits on the...

How To: Play the "Hotel California" solo by the Eagles

Check out this two part how to video and learn the solo to Hotel California by the Eagles. Hotel California is one of the most popular classic rock songs. This lesson is designed for the beginner to intermediate guitar player. With this tutorial you can impress your friends by playing the solo to Hotel California by the Eagles.

How To: Play "Crazy Train" by Ozzy Osbourne on an acoustic guitar

Want to play an unplugged version of Ozzy's "Crazy Train"? See how it's done with this free video guitar lesson, which presents a complete breakdown of the song and its chords in tab notation. While this tutorial is geared toward those who already have some knowledge of the guitar, players of all skill level should be able to follow along given adequate time and effort. For more information, and to get started playing this Ozzy Osbourne song on your own guitar, watch this video tutorial.

How To: Play a Delta blues-style slide riff on guitar

Popularized by artists like Son House and Skip James, Delta blues is not only one of the oldest forms of blues music, it is among the most stylistically distinct and technically rewarding to play. In this video guitar lesson from YouTube user deltabluestips, you'll learn how to play a Delta blues-style slide riff on the guitar. While this lesson is geared more toward intermediate and advanced guitarists, this means beginning players merely have all the more to learn. Get started using Delta B...

How To: Play "Driftin' Blues" on acoustic guitar

Popularized by artists like Son House and Skip James, Delta blues is not only one of the oldest forms of blues music, it is among the most stylistically distinct and technically rewarding to play. In this video guitar lesson from YouTube user deltabluestips, you'll learn how to play a Delta blues-inflected version of Eric Clapton's "Driftin' Blues." While this lesson is geared more toward intermediate and advanced guitarists, this means beginning players merely have all the more to learn. Get...

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