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.
Learn to play Elvis Presley's holiday classic (and one of the most popular songs on iTunes) "Blue Christmas" and show your guitar prowess to friends & family this season! This entertaining video shows you the chords and strumming method to play this popular holiday tune.
A nice easy song for beginners that includes F chord. The strumming pattern is easier than the Animals' original version. Chords are open chords. Progression: Am, C, D, F, Am, C, E, Am, C, D, F, Am, E, Am, E...etc.
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.
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In this clip, you'll learn how to play a medley of four-chord songs on an acoustic guitar. Specifically, you'll learn how to play Jason Mraz' "I'm Yours," Coldplay's "Viva la Vida," Busted's "Year 3000," the Fray's "How to Save a Life," Green Day's "Time of Your Life," Lady Gaga's "Poker Face" and Taylor Swift's "Teardrops on My Guitar."
Grab your acoustic guitar, strap, and your pick and check out this free guitar lesson. This video tutorial will teach you rock guitarists how to play a Lynyrd Skynyrd song. Not just any Lynyrd Skynyrd song, but one of their greatest: "Free Bird." And just so you know, here are the lyrics to go along with this instructional guitar lesson:
Learn how to play "Underneath Your Clothes" by Shakira, an acoustic guitar tutorial. Follow along with this demonstration, tabs and lyrics here:
Justin is giving guitar lessons in the 12 Bar Blue Styles *In the lesson Justin is going to teaching 12 bar blue styles with a chunker chunker rhythm. Chunker chunker is just a word taught by Justin's teacher for the strumming action.
Learn how to play "What's up" by the 4 Non Blondes 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.
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!
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...
Learn how to play "Kiss Me" by Sixpence None The Richer on the guitar CHORDS:
Want to play "Hotel California" by the Eagles? 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 "Hotel California" on your own acoustic guitar, take a look!
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...
"Wish You Were Here" by Pink Floyd is one of the greatest guitar songs of all time and in this four part video series you're going to learn how to play it! First you go over the intro, then the chorus, then the intro solo and lastly puts it all together.
Spread some warm holiday cheer at parties and gatherings this Christmas season by playing this timeless classic on your acoustic guitar. Learn to play "O Holy Night" by following along with this informative and instructional video from Mahalo/Radius guitarist Thomas Gilbert.
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.
Want to learn how to play the guitar like Joni Mitchell? With this two part tutorial you can learn how to play "Both Sides Now" from the album Clouds by Joni Mitchell on the acoustic guitar. This lesson is geared towards intermediate guitarists because it assumes prior knowledge of guitar playing. This song is played in Open G tuning. The host covers the fingerpicking technique for "Both Sides Now." Watch this two part how to video and you will be able to sing and play "Both Sides Now" by Jon...
Learning to play your favorite songs on your guitar is not only a wonderful way of passing the time–and impressing those whom you'd like to impress–, it can do wonders for your technique. In this song tutorial from Siggi Mertens, you'll learn how to play Tommy Emmanuel's version of "Freight Train." While this video tutorial is geared towards intermediate guitarists, guitar players of any skill level should be able to play along, given sufficient commitment. Take a look to get started playing ...
Want to learn how to play Matchbox Twenty on the guitar? With this tutorial you can learn how to play "Unwell" by Matchbox Twenty on the acoustic guitar. This version is a simplified version of the song and is not exactly how Matchbox Twenty 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 "Unwell" by Matchbox Twenty.
Before Bon Jovi caused teenage girls to spontaneously and simultaneously burst out of their clothing at his concerts he was just a kid in his basement, strumming chord after chord until his fingers turned red.
"Cigarettes and Alcohol" might be the most honest song that Noel Gallagher wrote on the early great Oasis albums, and there are few songs better for tying one on to. Watch this video to learn how to play a cover of it on acoustic guitar, which is the best drunk instrument to play it on by far.
This acoustic guitar video lesson is brought to you by Aaron from Free and Easy Guitar, will teach you how to play "Patience" by Guns 'n' Roses. Before you begin you will need to tune your guitar down 1/2 step to play this song the way he performs it. As you follow along with him, he breaks down the strumming and chords used in the song, going into detail on how to finger the chords he uses. You'll learn the C, G, A, D chords, as well as some other Dsus chords.
Have you ever wanted to play Radiohead on the guitar? This tutorial is a note for note lesson for the intro to Radiohead's "Paranoid Android" on the guitar. This lesson is geared towards beginner to intermediate guitar players but it does assume prior knowledge of guitar playing. With this tutorial you will be able to play "Paranoid Android" by Radiohead.
Learn how to play Neil Young's "Dead Man" with this free guitar lesson. This video guide presents a complete, step-by-step breakdown of the song including chords and strumming patterns. For more information, and to get started playing this popular Neil Young tune on your own acoustic guitar, watch this tutorial.
Learn how to play the introduction to the song "Roundabout" by Yes on the acoustic guitar.
Check out this instructional acoustic guitar video that shows you how to play a strum pattern in 6/8 with E minor G in C chord used in the chorus of the Trip Fuse song "These Voices of Mine." Improve your guitar playing skills by watching this short tutorial video to learn how to play a strum pattern in 6/8. Practice this exercise by playing "These Voices of Mine" by the band Trip Fuse.
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:
Charles Sedlak shows you to properly tune your guitar in order to play Flamenco. You're just minutes away from playing this Spanish style music, and you can have your girlfriend dance on the table while you pluck those strings.
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...
Learn how to play "Nobody's Home" by Avril Lavigne on the guitar. For the intro:
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.
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...
It's extremely important as a musician to learn how to play the 12 bar blues. Understanding how to feel your way through all 12 bars without getting lost and staying in time is crucial to you succeeding in other styles of music. If you're looking to spice up your 12 bar blues with something a little more melodic, check out this great video lesson! You will learn how to play an Elmore James, Chicago Blues style 12 bar blues riff over the chord progression using finger picking.
In this free video guitar lesson, you'll learn how to play guitar with a melodic/percussive strumming style reminiscent of old Neil Young. Regardless of your preferred style of music, if you want to be great, you'll need your head and hands on the same page. And there's no better way to get your head and hands on the same page than to practice. Happily, the Internet is awash in video tutorials like this one.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to play the song "Octopus' Garden" by the Beatles on the acoustic guitar. This video reveals all the string movements and the order that the notes are need to be played, in order to execute the song. This video provides voice narration and a visual demonstration for viewers to easily understand and follow along. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy playing the guitar and want to learn how play a new song.
Learn how to play "Dear God" by Avenged Sevenfold, an acoustic guitar tutorial. Follow along with this demonstration, tabs and lyrics here:
This tutorial teaches you how to play "Everlong" by the Foo Fighters on the acoustic guitar. This lesson is for beginner to intermediate guitarists.