How To: Play Red Hot Chili Peppers "The Otherside" on guitar

Yourguitarsage shows you how to play the Red Hot Chili Peppers' "The Otherside" on a guitar. Grab your acoustic guitar in order to get started. Some of the song will be played for those who understand the chords. The chords needed for play are A minor, F, C, G, and E minor. The song is in the count of four. Every chorus in the song follows the chords. The verse is A minor, E minor, G, and A minor for two measures. If you don't know how to play, you can download an e-book.

How To: Play a Chicago Blues style twelve bar blues on the guitar with finger picking

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.

How To: Play "Best of You" by Foo Fighters on acoustic guitar

In this tutorial, we learn how to play "Best of You" by Foo Fighters on acoustic guitar. There are three chords you will be playing with most of the song. The first is a C sharp Minor, putting your ring finger on the fourth fret of the A string. Your index finger should be on the second fret of the D string and your pinkie finger on the fourth fret of the E string. This is a weird shape that you will have to get comfortable with. Once in this position, you will be able to better play this son...

How To: Play "Locked in the Trunk" 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 guitar lesson teaches you how to play "Locked in the Trunk of a Car" by the Tragically Hip. 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 "Locked in the Trunk of a Car" by the Tragically Hip on the acoustic guitar. And who k...

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 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 "Save it for Later" by English Beat on guitar

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 ...

How To: Play "Need You Now" by Lady Antebellum on guitar

In this video from gally042, Aaron Gallagher of Free and Easy Guitar shows us how to play "Need You Now" by Lady Antebellum. He begins by teaching the intro which is an F then A minor for 16 beats. Then into the chorus he tells us the chords go C then A minor, then back to C, and back to A minor. Next is F, F. Then he plays the second verse and also tells us it is all down strums. Then the instrumental comes and here are the chords for that: A minor, G, C, A minor, F, G. Then the bridge is on...

How To: Play "Sparks" by Coldplay on guitar

In this guitar lesson learn how to play the song "Sparks" by groundbreaking recording artist, Coldplay. By tuning the 1st string to a D, and applying the capo on the 6th you'll be on your way to sounding like Chris Martin and the rest of gang in no time! Learn how to play "Sparks" by Coldplay on acoustic guitar with help from this video.

How To: Play "Breathe" by Taylor Swift on acoustic guitar

In this acoustic guitar video lesson, brought to you by Ways Linn, she teaches you how to play the song "Breathe" by Taylor Swift. She begins by showing you the chords you need to know to play the song, breaking them down and demonstrating their fingering on the fretboard. She also breaks down and shows you the strum pattern she uses to play the song to help keep you in time. This easy to follow tutorial will have even a beginner ready to play this song in no time at all.

How To: Play "Here Without You" by Three Doors Down on guitar

Want to learn how to play Three Doors Down on the guitar? With this two part tutorial you can learn how to play "Here Without You" by Three Doors Down on the acoustic guitar. This version is a simplified version of the song and is not exactly how Three Doors Down play 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 "Here Without You" by Three Doors Down.

How To: Play Radiohead "Creep" on acoustic guitar

This video shows us how to play "Creep" from Radiohead on an acoustic guitar with beginner alternative chords. The usual way to play this is by using the chords G, B, C and C minor but here it is taught in a rather simple way for making it easier for the beginners. For the beginners the easier way to play is to put the cap on the string where you will hold for the chords, for holding it a bit firmly. Firstly you need to hold is the chord C, following that will be E, then F97 and lastly it is ...

How To: Play "Hey Joe" by Jimi Hendrix on acoustic guitar

This acoustic guitar video lesson is brought to you by Aaron from Free and Easy Guitar, it will teach you how to play "Hey Joe" by Jimi Hendrix. As you follow along with him, he breaks down the strumming and chords used in the song, calling out the chords and explaining the strum pattern he uses to play the song, going into detail on how to finger the chords he uses. This tutorial does not cover the intro, or solo from the song, and is not the entire song.

How To: Play "Octopus's Garden" by The Beatles on guitar

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.

How To: Play "Speed of Sound" by Coldplay on acoustic guitar

Interested in performing an unplugged version of "Speed of Sound" by Coldplay? 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 "Speed of Sound" on your own acoustic guitar, take a look!

How To: Play "First Day of My Life" by Bright Eyes on guitar

scottious brings you this acoustic guitar video lesson, which teaches you how to play the song "First Day of My Life" by Bright Eyes. Before you get started, you will need a capo to play the song the way he demonstrates it. He begins by showing you which chords you need to know to play the song, and demonstrates how to finger them. He then moves on to the progression of the chords through the song, and the strum pattern he uses to play it. The host is left handed, so if you're a lefty guitari...

How To: Play "Mr. Brightside" by The Killers on guitar

If you're looking to learn and play another great song on the acoustic guitar, this video is for you! The song you're going to learn is called "Mr. Brightside" by The Killers. You will use the C, G, B, F, Am7 chords. Practice them a lot, and don't practice what you already can do, practice what you can't do! Please watch this how-to instructional video to learn how to play the chords, also to see the strumming technique and style.

How To: Play "Why Georgia" by John Mayer on acoustic guitar

Learning to play your favorite songs will, down the road, help you to make the sort of music you want to make. In this free video guitar lesson, you'll learn to play John Mayer's "Why Georgia" on acoustic guitar. While this video assumes some knowledge on the part of its audience, beginning guitarists will find much to take away. Get started playing John Mayer's "Why Georgia" on your acoustic guitar with this video tutorial.

How To: Play "Chicago" by Sufjan Stevens on acoustic guitar

Want to play guitar like Sufjan Stevens? In this guitar tutorial you will learn how to play "Chicago" by Sufjan Stevens. "Chicago" uses the capo on the 9th fret in standard guitar tuning. This lesson is geared towards intermediate guitarists because it assumes prior guitar knowledge. With this how to video you will be able to sing and play "Chicago" by Sufjan Stevens on the guitar.

How To: Play "Pirates" by Bullets and Octane on an acoustic guitar

Want to perform an unplugged version of the Bullets and Octane's "Pirates"? See how it's done with this free video guitar lesson, which presents a complete breakdown of the song and its 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 "Pirates" on your own acoustic guitar, take a look!

How To: Play "...September Ends" by Green Day on guitar

In this video, we learn how to play "...September Ends" by Green Day on guitar. Start off by placing your ring finger on the fifth fret of the D string, using the very tip of the finger. Place the first finger on the third fret of the B string. When you have these placed, you will start the intro and continue to play. As you move along the song, the chords will stay around the same range but you will need to change the pattern to go slower or faster. When you get to the chorus, change the fin...

How To: Play "Time" by Pink Floyd on 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 guitar lesson teaches you how to play the Pink Floyd song "Time." Once you get a hang of these popular guitar chords and tunes, you can start incorporating them into your own songs. With this how to video and a bit of practice you will be able to play "Time" by Pink Floyd on the guitar. And who knows, maybe soon you can play lead guitar in a rock band!

How To: Play Ludovico Einaudi's "I Giorni" on acoustic guitar

Learning to play your favorite songs will, down the road, help you to make the sort of music you want to make. In this free video guitar lesson, you'll learn to play Ludovico Einaudi's "I Giorni" on acoustic guitar. While this video assumes some knowledge on the part of its audience, beginning guitarists will find much to take away. Get started playing "I Giorni" by Ludovico Einaudi on your acoustic guitar with this three-part video tutorial.

How To: Play "In the Gallery" 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 acoustic guitar lesson teaches you how to play "In the Gallery" by Dire Straits. 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 "In the Gallery" by Dire Straits on the acoustic guitar. And who knows, maybe soon you can play l...

How To: Play "Let My Love Open the Door" by Pete Townshend

In this tutorial, we learn how to play "Let My Love Open the Door" by Pete Townshend. The intro will start out with G, D, C, repeated until you start D, G, D. After this, you will start to add in the words to the song with G, D, C for the different words in the first sentence. These are the main chords in the song, making it pretty easy for a beginner to learn how to do. Practice learning how to do these few chords, then you will be able fit the lyrics in and get the right strum pattern in th...

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