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How To : Play tremolo picking on the guitar

Tremolo is the rapid repetition of one note in music or a rapid alternation between two or more notes. This music tutorial teaches you how to play a tremolo strumming on the guitar.

How To : Pick when playing flamenco guitar

Here Charles Sedlak shows you three different techniques for picking when playing Flamenco on guitar. Not a technique for beginning guitar players; however, the video does include tablature for a basic scale.

How To : Play the chicken picking technique on the guitar

Do you dream of standing on stage in front of millions of fans with a guitar in your hand? You could make this dream come true, if only you could play the guitar! This guitar tutorial series from Robert Renman teaches you the basics of guitar playing along with a few beginner ...more

How To : Play a country picking lick on the electric guitar

Do you dream of standing on stage in front of millions of fans with a guitar in your hand? You could make this dream come true, if only you could play the guitar! This guitar tutorial series from Robert Renman teaches you the basics of guitar playing along with a few beginner ...more

How To : Play a sweep picking lick in E major on the guitar

Do you dream of standing on stage in front of millions of fans with a guitar in your hand? You could make this dream come true, if only you could play the guitar! This guitar tutorial series from Robert Renman teaches you the basics of guitar playing along with a few beginner ...more

How To : Play "Lazy Eye" by Silversun Pickups on guitar

In this video, we learn how to play "Lazy Eye" by Silversun Pickups on guitar. This is a riff based song, so you will need to learn how to use a lot of riffs to play it. First, play the open 11 and open 9 chords, which are going to be the most common in the entire song. The ri ...more

How To : Play finger style guitar

In this series of expert videos, you will learn how to play the guitar using fingerstyle or fingerpicking techniques. Watch as our expert demonstrates picking patterns for you to try. Get tips on the basic open chord shapes and then challenge yourself with the moving chord sha ...more

How To : Master guitar picking and strum patterns

Check out this instructional guitar video and master guitar picking and strum patterns. Learn a few basic techniques as the instructor silently guides you along the learning process of guitar picking. This video is great for electric guitar enthusiasts. Watch this video to imp ...more

How To : Play rhythm guitar like Albert Lee

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How To : Play country rhythm guitar patterns

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 ...more

How To : Play "Beth" by KISS on electric guitar

If you're a big fan of Kiss and you want to learn how to play their song "Beth" on guitars, Bobby Crispy shows us how using his own arrangement of the song. Watch Bobby play the chords first so you will know how it will sound and if you're doing it correctly. Follow the guitar ...more

How To : Exercise picking musically on the guitar

To play a guitar riff is to do more than simply to memorize a short musical phrase. Guitar riffs are like any other musical exercise; practicing them can be a terrific means of building manual dexterity and improving your overall playing technique. We can say of riffs, then, t ...more

How To : Play power-piano guitar licks like Paul Gilbert

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How To : Play "Mama I'm Coming Home" on the acoustic guitar

This lesson uses droning notes and a little extra pick work to make simple fret work sound impressive. "Droning notes" are notes that keep constant in the background while other notes are played. We'll use the open E and open B strings as our droning notes, and learn to play " ...more

How To : Play country guitar

Are you looking to mix up your guitar playing style? This is the video series for you. Our expert knows the ropes, has played in some top bands, and is ready to sit down and show you some inside information on how to play country guitar. Watch as our expert shows you what he k ...more

How To : Play electric guitar blues like Stevie Ray Vaughn

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How To : Use alternate picking 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 an ...more

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 adapte ...more

How To : Play basic slide guitar

Grab your acoustic guitar, strap, and your pick and check out this free guitar lesson. This video tutorial will teach you rock or country rock guitarists how to play a a basic slide guitar. If you're not familiar with the slide, than you need to watch this instructional lesson ...more

How To : Play super-fast blues guitar like Paul Gilbert

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How To : Play Coldplay's "Clocks" on the guitar

Learn how to play Coldplay's "Clocks" on guitar with this free guitar lesson. This video guide presents a complete, step-by-step breakdown of the song including chords and picking patterns. For more information, and to get started playing this popular Coldplay song on your own ...more

How To : Play "Hero" by Enrique Iglesias on acoustic guitar

Aaron from Free and Easy Guitar shows how to play Enrique Iglesias' "Hero" on the acoustic guitar. The song requires a four-finger G chord with the string picking order 6, 3, 1, 2, 3, and 2. This is repeated four times for the introduction. The chorus is strummed using any cho ...more

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 v ...more

How To : Play blues on an electric guitar like Gary Moore

If you're a musician in need of some lessons, there's no better way to learn than with MusicRadar's so-called "Tuition" instructions. Although the title tuition is misleading, this video class is anything but costly, because it's free, right here. Whether you're looking for he ...more

How To : Play blues on an electric guitar like Peter Green

If you're a musician in need of some lessons, there's no better way to learn than with MusicRadar's so-called "Tuition" instructions. Although the title tuition is misleading, this video class is anything but costly, because it's free, right here. Whether you're looking for he ...more

How To : Play 12-bar Blues style guitar

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. *He is going to go very slow and then pi ...more

How To : Play different rhythms on the acoustic guitar

Without alterations in rhythm, your guitar strumming would consist of bland picking and chord strumming. That's why it's important to know how to play different rhythms and alternate between them for interest. If you wish to make your acoustic guitar playing sound professiona ...more

How To : Play Metallica "Nothing Else Matters" on guitar

In this acoustic guitar video lesson brought to you by GuitarJamz, host Marty Schwarz, will teach you how to play "Nothing Else Matters" by Metallica. As you follow along with him, he teaches you the progression of the chords used in the song, breaking down each part of the so ...more

How To : Play "Blackbird" by Lennon/McCartney on guitar

Learn how to play the Beatles' "Blackbird" with this free guitar lesson. This video guide presents a complete, step-by-step breakdown of the pop folk ballad including chords and picking patterns. For more information, and to get started playing this popular McCartney tune on y ...more

How To : Play "Breakeven" by The Script on acoustic guitar

This video demonstrates how to play the popular song "Breakeven" by the Irish rock band The Script on acoustic guitar. It goes into great detail on what notes to play and the picking required, and also offers tips for beginners to play an easier version of the song that still ...more

How To : Play "Something Vague" by Bright Eyes on guitar

Watch this guitar tutorial video to learn how to play "Something Vague" by Bright Eyes on acoustic guitar. Instruction includes names of chords and finger picking. Intermediate guitarists will have no trouble learning how to play Bright Eyes' "Something Vague" on acoustic guit ...more

How To : Play Rod Stewart's "Maggie May" on acoustic guitar

Learn how to play Rod Stewart's "Maggie May" on acoustic guitar with this free guitar lesson. This video guide presents a complete, step-by-step breakdown of the song including chords and picking patterns. For more information, and to get started playing this popular early Rod ...more

How To : Play "Linger" by the Cranberries on the guitar

Learn how to play "Linger" by The Cranberries on the guitar. Chords: Intro: D, dsus (pick G, B, e) Verse/Chorus: D, Dsus, A, Asus2, C, C7, G For the end: D, Dsus (pick e, B, G strings) Strumming pattern: D D UUD DDU Link of my cover: http://youtube.com/watch?v=n01IQ7XmO-4

How To : Play "TNT" by AC/DC on electric guitar

Playing popular songs on the guitar is not as difficult as it seems. With this tutorial you can learn how to play "TNT" by AC/DC on the electric guitar. This lesson is geared towards intermediate guitarists because it assumes prior knowledge of guitar playing. Marty Schwartz c ...more

How To : Play "Armageddon It" by Def Leppard on guitar

Playing popular songs on the guitar is not as difficult as it seems. With this tutorial you can learn how to play "Armageddon It" by Def Leppard on the electric guitar. This lesson is geared towards intermediate guitarists because it assumes prior knowledge of guitar playing. ...more

How To : Play "Faith" by Limp Bizkit on guitar

Learn how to play "Faith" by Limp Bizkit, an acoustic guitar tutorial. Follow along with this demonstration, lyrics here: Something you should know about Faith Lyrics Title: Limp Bizkit - Faith lyrics Artist: Limp Bizkit Lyrics Visitors: 30806 visitors have hited Faith ...more

How To : Play "Street Spirit" by Radiohead on guitar

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 gu ...more

How To : Play basic arpeggios on the guitar

Learning how to play and connect arpeggios is the beginning of getting into not only creating interesting and fresh melodies but also sweep picking! It's very simple to do, you just need to know the formula for the different types of arpeggios out there. In this video you will ...more

How To : Play "Lithium" by Evanescence on guitar

Playing popular songs on the guitar is not as difficult as it seems. With this tutorial you can learn how to play "Lithium" by Evanescence on the acoustic guitar. This lesson is geared towards intermediate guitarists because it assumes prior knowledge of guitar playing. Marty ...more

How To : Play "Old Man" by Neil Young on acoustic guitar

Learn how to play Neil Young's "Old Man" with this free guitar lesson. This video guide presents a complete, step-by-step breakdown of the pop-folk ballad including chords and picking patterns. For more information, and to get started playing this popular Neil Young tune on yo ...more

How To : Play "Wish You Were Here" (Pink Floyd) on guitar

In this acoustic guitar video lesson, brought to you by GuitarJamz, host Marty Schwarz, will teach you how to play "Wish You Were Here" by Pink Floyd. As you follow along with him, he teaches you the progression of the chords used in the song, breaking down each part of the so ...more

How To : Play "Wherever You Will Go" by The Calling on guitar

Learn how to play The Calling's big hit, "Wherever You Will Go" on acoustic guitar. This song had some pretty easy chords, a bit of thumb over action and some tricky right hand picking. Follow the steps in this tutorial to play acoustic guitar like Aaron Kamin from the Calling.

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