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: 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 The Beatles "Strawberry Fields Forever" on guitar

This video is an acoustic guitar lesson from TboneWilson1978. In this video, he teaches you how to play the song "Strawberry Fields Forever" by The Beatles. Before you get started, you will need a capo to play this song. He begins by showing you which chords you need to know to play the song, and demonstrates how to finger each of them. He then moves on to the progression of the chords through the song, and the strum pattern he uses to play it.

How To: Play John Lee Hooker-style blues 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 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...

How To: Play "Keep Holding On" by Avril Lavigne on guitar

Want to play Avril Lavigne's "Keep Holding On"? 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 "Keep Holding On" on your own guitar, take a look!

How To: Play "Stop and Stare" by One Republic on guitar

In this video, a guitarist explains how to play "Stomp and Stare" by One Republic on guitar. He starts out by saying that you must put your capo on the fourth fret, but he leaves the capo off the fifth string, because he believes it makes the song sound better. He then slowly shows and describes the chords to be played in the order that they are played for the song. He begins to play the chords at the rhythm at which they would be played during the song. He talks about when to change the chor...

How To: Play "Tears In Heaven" by Eric Clapton on guitar

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...

How To: Play "No Surprises" by Radiohead on guitar

In this acoustic guitar video lesson from TboneWilson1978, you will learn how to play the song "No Surprises" by Radiohead. To begin this lesson, you will need a capo to play this song. He starts you out by showing which chords you need to know to get started on learning the song, and demonstrates how to finger each of them. He then moves on to the progression of the chords through the song in the verse and the chorus.

How To: Play "Kiss A Girl" by Keith Urban on acoustic guitar

In this video, we learn how to play "Kiss A Girl" by Keith Urban on acoustic guitar. The intro is played by using the chords D, A, and G two times. After this, you will sing the first and second verse of the song. These versus both use the same chords, just in different order. You will first move from D to A, to G, then repeat this over again. Singing along with the song will help you place how the lyrics should be sang while playing the different chords. As you reach the end of the song, rem...

How To: Play "Light My Fire" by The Doors on guitar

This video is an acoustic guitar lesson from TboneWilson1978. In this video, he teaches you how to play the song "Light My Fire" by The Doors. He begins by showing you which chords you need to know to get started on learning the song, and demonstrates how to finger them. He then moves on to the progression of the chords through the song in the verse and the chorus. The A minor 7, F minor, G, A, D, E, and E minor 7 chords are demonstrated in this lesson.

How To: Play "Magic Bus" by the Who on the acoustic 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 acoustic guitar lesson teaches you how to play the "Magic Bus" by the Who. 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 "Magic Bus" by the Who on the acoustic guitar. And who knows, maybe soon you can play lead guitar in a ...

How To: Play U2 and Crosby, Stills & Nash on guitar

In this song tutorial, you'll learn how to play the introductions to two popular songs, "Helplessly Hoping" by Crosby, Stills & Nash and "Sunday Bloody Sunday" by U2. While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate and advanced guitarists, players of all skill levels can play along. Watch this lesson to get started playing "Helplessly Hoping" and "Sunday Bloody Sunday" on your guitar!

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 "Happy Birthday to You" on an acoustic guitar

This video shows you how to play Happy Birthday on acoustic guitar.For starters, you need to get familiar with 3/4 rhythm, or 3 strums per chord. You should practice it with basic chords.To play Happy Birthday, you need to use an easy succession of 3 basic chords: G, C and D. The song goes like this (remember to strum each chord 3 times, if it appears to times you have to strum it twice):G D D G G C D GWhen you play this song some people might have a difficulty getting in tune with it, so you...

How To: Play "Key to the Highway" 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 the how to play blues standard "Key to the Highway." 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 "Key to th...

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 "Losing My Religion" by R.E.M. on guitar

In this video, we learn how to play "Losing My Religion" by R.E.M. on guitar. This song will be done in the open position. Start out with the intro, which will have the chords: F, A minor, G, D minor, D, E minor, and C. This song does not have any split measures, so every chord should get one to two measures as you play. Play this slowly, then when you have it repeat this four times and change up on the fifth time. Once you are finished, you can breeze through the song and simply learn the ch...

How To: Play beguine and tango rhythms on 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 play beguine and tango rhythms on acoustic guitar. Remember, the more you practice and the more theory you know, the better y...

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