Want to know how to play some good music on the acoustic guitar? Well, this video tutorial will show you how to up your guitarist skills by learning to play "Run" by Snow Patrol. When you play this song from the lesson, play it like you mean it.
Grab your acoustic guitar, strap, and your pick and check out this free guitar lesson. This video tutorial will teach you country rock guitarists how to play a Keith Urban song. Not just any Keith Urban song, but one of his greatest: "Stupid Boy." And just so you know, here are the lyrics to go along with this instructional guitar lesson:
This is a short video describing where to place a capo on a standard tuned guitar to make it playable in the same positions and notes as a ukulele.
"Just The Way You Are" by Bruno Mars is a beautiful song, possibly the best R&B song to hit the charts in 2010. In this video you'll learn how to play an easy acoustic guitar cover of the song that will probably get any love interest of yours to love you too if you play it for them.
Learn how to play "When You're Gone" by Avril Lavigne on the guitar. Chords:
Learn how to play "Lua" by Bright Eyes on acoustic guitar Remember, there is a capo on the 7th fret.
Want to play "Frosty the Snowman" on your guitar this holiday season? Learn how with this video tab from Mahalo, which presents a detailed breakdown of the song's component chords and strumming patterns. While this guitar lesson is suited to those who already have some knowledge of the guitar, beginners should be able to follow along also given a little sticktoitiveness. Watch to get started playing the "Frosty the Snowman" Xmas song on your own electric or acoustic guitar.
Learn how to play "What's up" by the 4 Non Blondes on the guitar. Chords:
In this tutorial, we learn how to play "What It's Like" by Everlast on acoustic guitar. First, take the D minor chord with the middle finger chord on the second finger. Play this and pick the D, G, and B. Make sure the pinkie is on the third fret of the high E for the first hit of the string. This will lead you through the intro of the song. Once you start the first verse, you will be using the same chords throughout the entire song. Start to sing in the lyrics with the song, then when you re...
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Learn how to play "Kiss Me" by Sixpence None The Richer on the guitar CHORDS:
This lesson teaches how to convert your acoustic guitar to an acoustic electric. Teaches how to add a pickup and setup your guitar.
Watch as professional guitar teacher and country guitar player Jim Dufresne teaches how to get the perfect country guitar tone. Learn what strings to use, what settings to set your amp, the best acoustic tone, the best classical tone, the best amplification, and how to use the slide for a great country guitar.
Feel the need to rock but can't afford a guitar? Until you are earning a rock star's salary, why not make your very own guitar at home for cheap? In this tutorial, learn how to make a "ghetto guitar" out of cigar boxes that is totally playable.
If you have a natural ear for music and have perfect pitch, then tuning any sort of instrument, including the guitar, is probably not a problem for you. But for the rest of us, a piano or a pitch finder is necessary to make sure our guitars are in tune.
Tis the time for merriment and holiday songs! Watch this video to learn how to play the classic Christmas song "Sleigh Ride" on your guitar. Just follow along with guitarist Thomas Gilbert and you'll have all your party playing along with you in no time at all!
NeverShoutNever have become verifiable indie-pop darlings, and their songs are pretty easy to learn and fun to play on acoustic guitar. Why not give it a spin? This video will show you how to play the hit song "Trouble" by showing you all of the chords while the song plays in the background.
If you love Taylor Swift, her simple but pretty compositions can be a great gateway to learning to play the guitar. This tutorial teaches us how to play a cover version of her song "White Horse" on acoustic. It may not be exactly how the original song is played, but it is a good facsimile and will allow you to perform the song for your friends and mirrors . Handy graphics illustrate the chords and the strumming pattern. Some of the instruction is in French, but non-speakers should still be ab...
Check out this instructional acoustic guitar video to learn an A blues using the basic 12 bar blues form and an easy riff. After you know the riff try some inversions of A7 on strings 1-2-3-4. Improve your guitar playing skills by learning the basic 12 bar blues with this tutorial video. Don't worry about having to read music. Try it and you will see!
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 English Beat song "Save It for Later" with open-D tuning (D-A-D-A-A-D). 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 "Save it for Later" by English Beat on the guitar. The next time you are with your friends you can ...
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 play acoustic guitar with a Merle Travis fingerpicking pattern employed in songs like "Landslide," Dust in the Wind," "Helple...
Learn how to play "My Immortal" on the guitar. Chords:
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.
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 play a G-C-D Travis picking progression on acoustic guitar. Remember, the more you practice and the more theory you know, the...
Want to play an unplugged version of the Animals' "House of the Rising Sun"? 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 Animals song on your own guitar, watch this video tu...
This six-part guitar lesson series blow-by-blow account of how to get a nice sound when playing (the Bert Jansch veresion of) Jackson C Frank's folk classic, "Blues Run the Game." While this tutorial is geared toward intermediate and advanced players, even beginners will find much to take away. To get started playing Frank's "Blues Run the Game" on your own acoustic guitar, take a look! Play Jackson C. Frank's "Blues Run the Game" on guitar - Part 1 of 6.
Want to play lead guitar in a rock band? Well first you have to learn techniques from the masters. This guitar lesson from Siggi Mertens teaches you how to play a ohn Lee Hooker style blues riff. There are similar blues riffs to this John Lee Hooker riff. "Boom, Boom" or "Suzie Q" by Creedence Clearwater Revival or Tommy Emmanuel´s "Stevie´s Blues" are great examples of this blues style riff. Once you get a hang of these popular guitar chords and tunes, you can start incorporating them into y...
James from Handsome Alvin, the Australian, acoustic duo band who perform in pubs and clubs around Brisbane, wants to teach you an acoustic guitar lesson.
Although mainly demonstrational, this video shows you how to play a song "Summertime" in D minor on guitar. This video is intended for advanced players who learn easily by watching or listening. Read the useful tips posted below to aid your guitar learning:
If you want to learn how to play Beck on the guitar then this how to video is the place to start. In this guitar tutorial you will learn how to play "Everybody's Gotta Learn Sometimes" on the guitar. "Everybody's Gotta Learn Sometimes" is originally written by Korgis and covered by Beck on the "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" soundtrack. With this lesson you will be able to play guitar and sing "Everybody's Gotta Learn Sometimes" by Korgis and covered by Beck.
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...
Want to play the "Rudolph" Christmas carol on your guitar? Learn how with this video tab from Mahalo, which presents a detailed breakdown of the song's component chords and strumming pattern. While this guitar lesson is suited to those who already have some knowledge of the guitar, beginners should be able to follow along also given a little sticktoitiveness. Watch to get started playing the "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" Xmas song on your own electric or acoustic guitar.
If you're looking to get into slide guitar, the place to start is in the Delta, the deep south, with artists like Son House, Robert Johnson, and Bukka White. You can find their music on the Library of Congress' website as it is all open to the public now. In this video you will learn how to play some basic Delta Blues with some finger picking techniques, slide techniques, a standard I IV V progression, and more.
If you've always wanted to build your own Classical Acoustic guitar, this video series can get you started! You will watch he starts with some simple blocks of wood and an idea and crafts a great classical guitar! He will also show you his mistakes along the way and his own fixes, so that way if you make the same mistake, you will have an answer right there!
Jack Johnson is a great musician. His music is catchy and heartfelt and it seems like everybody is a fan. In this tutorial, learn how to play your acoustic guitar in the style of Jack Johnson and impress your friends.
To start off making the guitar pick case, the apparatus you need here is an old CD case, scissors, a pencil, ruler, background design, the guitar picks, blue tack, knife and glue.
Ballinguy556 shows you how to play "Tears in Heaven" by Eric Clapton. You need an acoustic guitar to begin. You will be learning the main riff. Take your thumb and play the open E string, hammer thumb on E string and then play the open the A string. Then play the A cord bar. Then pluck E, G, E strings. Move your D cord up a step and low E. Play a F cord together and the base next. Then play an open E the same. Then play a D in the same together, base pattern while lowering your index down a h...
James, also known as Tbone Wilson, shows you how to play Street Spirit by Radiohead. With an acoustic guitar you begin the intro on A minor, then pick 5, 3, 1, 3, 2, half finger up. On your picking hand you need to hold your pinkie down to contact the hardboard deck of your guitar's face, this makes it easier. Repeat the sequence four times for the intro. Move to the E minor repeating the number sequence twice, then the E minor 7 (repeat sequence twice), first finger is on the second string, ...
Learn how to play "Human" by the Killers, an acoustic guitar tutorial. Follow along with this demonstration, tabs and lyrics here:
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 John Lee Hooker-style Delta blues 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 playing like John...