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Learn a Cool Call-and-Response Blues Lick from Johnny Moeller

Posted by Michael Mueller on March 31, 2017 at 5:12 PM

In this installment of Free Lesson Friday, blues guitarist Johnny Moeller teaches a cool call-and-response lick from his lesson Fast and Nasty Blues.

 

Learn to Play Peter Frampton's "Baby, I Love Your Way"

Posted by Michael Mueller on March 31, 2017 at 3:35 PM

Released in 1976, Frampton Comes Alive! by Peter Frampton, is one of the greatest live albums of all time. Three hit singles were released from this double album: "Show Me the Way," "Do You Feel Like We Do," and the acoustic love song that we teach you here in our newest G-Plus song lesson, "Baby, I Love Your Way." Featuring cool 10ths intervals and jazzy chord voicings, this is not your typical acoustic strummer, but it's a beauty and one worth spending the time to get it right.

"Baby, I Love Your Way" G-Plus Song Lesson
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Learn to Play "Pinball Wizard" and "Won't Get Fooled Again" by The Who

Posted by Michael Mueller on March 31, 2017 at 3:29 PM

Inarguably one of the most important and influential groups in rock history, The Who are standard bearers both for studio recordings and live concert performances. Guitarist Pete Townshend, in particular, has carved out his own niche in the rock guitar pantheon, renowned for being one of the greatest rock rhythm guitarists to ever take the stage—evidence of which is aplenty in our two new G-Plus Song lessons for "Pinball Wizard" and "Won't Get Fooled Again."

"Pinball Wizard" The Who G-Plus Song Lesson
"Won't Get Fooled Again" The Who G-Plus Song Lesson
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Learn "Stray Cat Strut" in New Video Song

Posted by Michael Mueller on March 29, 2017 at 11:48 AM

With their 1982 release, Built For Speed, the Stray Cats, led by guitarist/frontman Brian Setzer, jumped to the forefront of a burgeoning rockabilly revival. Harkening back to the 1950s sounds of artists like Carl Perkins, Buddy Holly, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Bill Haley, their smash hits "Rock This Town" and "Stray Cat Strut" found the top of the charts and became MTV staples.

We've just added a new video song lesson for "Stray Cat Strut," featuring a brief overview and lesson from instructor Doug Boduch, followed by a full-band play-along with onscreen guitar tab.

"Stray Cat Strut" video song
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Ben Woolman Teaches a Beautiful Acoustic Artificial Harmonics Lick

Posted by Michael Mueller on March 24, 2017 at 5:21 PM

In this installment of Free Lesson Friday, instructor Ben Woolman teaches a beautiful artificial harmonics acoustic lick, reminiscent of distant chimes. For more licks like this one, check out his complete Acoustic Licks With Harmonics video lesson.

 

New Django Reinhardt Video Song Lessons

Posted by Michael Mueller on March 24, 2017 at 3:39 PM

Gypsy-jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt was one of the most important European jazz musicians of the 20th century. His achievements on the instrument, despite having two disabled fingers on his fretting hand, were nothing short of amazing.

In two new video songs, you'll learn how to play Django's interpretations of "Brazil," the 1939 composition by Ary Barroso, and "Limehouse Blues," the 1922 composition by Philip Braham.

"Brazil" Django Reinhardt video song
"Limehouse Blues" Django Reinhardt video song
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Official Note-For-Note Guitar Tab for "Fatal Illusion" by Megadeth

Posted by Michael Mueller on March 24, 2017 at 3:17 PM

In January 2016, thrash metal pioneers Megadeth released their 15th studio album, Dystopia. Always one to employ the fiercest of fretboard shredders, frontman and guitarist Dave Mustaine did not disappoint, bringing in renowned guitarist Kiko Loureiro, to replace Chris Broderick, who announced his departure prior to the album's recording began.

The first single, "Fatal Illusion," features all the finger-twisting riffing you've come to expect from Mustaine, as well as a scorching string-skipping section courtesy of Loureiro. It's more than enough to keep you busy in the woodshed, using our newly published guitar tab as your guide.

"Fatal Illusion" Megadeth guitar tab
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