Play the Am, G, and C Chords on the Acoustic Guitar

How To : Strum chords from C to Am on acoustic guitar

Check out this instructional acoustic guitar video that shows you how to strum from C chord to Am chord. This lesson provides great techniques for two important chords if you are just starting. Improve your guitar playing skills by watching this short tutorial video to learn h ...more

How To : Play "Paint It Black" by Rolling Stones on guitar

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. This beginner guitar lesson is for how Handsome Alvin plays "Paint It Black" by Rolling Stones. If you want to learn how t ...more

How To : Play "Let It Be" by The Beatles on acoustic guitar

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. This beginner guitar lesson is for how Handsome Alvin plays "Let It Be" by The Beatles. If you want to learn how to play " ...more

How To : Play "Save Tonight" by Eagle Eye Cherry on guitar

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. This beginner guitar lesson is for how Handsome Alvin plays "Save Tonight" by Eagle Eye Cherry. If you want to learn how t ...more

How To : Play "Perfect Day" by Lou Reed on acoustic guitar

If you want to play 'Perfect Day' by Lou Reed on acoustic guitar you first need to play an E chord, then go to Am, and repeat this. Now move to a D and crawl up to a G, then play a C and go to F. Move to Dm and play E. When you play the E chord you should play it with your pin ...more

How To : Play "Life for Rent" by Dido on acoustic guitar

Want to know how to play some good music on the acoustic guitar? Well, this video tutorial will show you how to up your guitarist skills by learning to play "Life for Rent" by Dido. When you play this song from the lesson, play the capo on the 3rd fret. Chords: Intro & verse ...more

How To : Play "Lime Tree" by Bright Eyes on acoustic guitar

Learn how to play "Lime Tree" by Bright Eyes on acoustic guitar. Here are the chords that are in the song. NOTE: these are just the chords that are used, they are not in order, just watch the video to get the order they are played in. Verse: G: 320033 G/F#: 2X0033 C: X32010 A ...more

How To : Play "Learning to Fly" by Tom Petty on guitar

Check out this instructional acoustic guitar video that shows you 4 chord progression using F, C, Am and G chords and a fun way to strum. Combine what you learn and play the Tom Petty song "Learning to Fly." With this lesson and a bit of practice, improve your guitar playing s ...more

How To : Play "Lua" by Bright Eyes on acoustic guitar

Learn how to play "Lua" by Bright Eyes on acoustic guitar Remember, there is a capo on the 7th fret. VERSE: !!These are ONLY the chords used in the song, watch the video for the order!!! G - 320033 OR 320003 C - X32010 Am - X02210 D - XX0232 CHORUS: once again, these are ONL ...more

How To : Play "Halo" by Beyoncé on acoustic guitar

In this tutorial, we learn how to play "Halo" by Beyoncé on acoustic guitar. This is a simple song to play, because it uses the same chords throughout the entire thing. Start out with a G Am Em C twice, then continue to do this three more times. Then, do a G and C, then again ...more

How To : Use chord substitutions in the key of G major

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 "Grenade" by Bruno Mars on guitar with a capo

If you play acoustic guitar and want to learn a good song for impressing the ladies, you could do a lot worse than "Grenade" by Bruno Mars. This video will teach you how to play a cover of it on acoustic guitar with a capo. From the Creator: Aight here are the those basic ch ...more

How To : Play "Make It Mine" by Jason Mraz on guitar

Learn how to play "Make It Mine" by Jason Mraz, an acoustic guitar tutorial. Follow along with this demonstration, tabs and lyrics here: Standard Tuning: Guitar Chords Cmaj7 Bm7 Am7 D Em7 D# A# C —3——x—-7—-5—5—7—6—6—8—-| —5——8—-7—-5—7—8—8—6—8—-| —4–or–9—-7—-5—7—7—8—7—9—-| — ...more

How To : Play four open chords and an easy progression

Check out this instructional acoustic guitar video that shows you how to play four open chords and an easy progression. This is a great chord progression for beginning guitar players. You will also learn correct finger placement. This lesson provides a great chord progression ...more

How To : Play "All Good Things" by Nelly Furtado on guitar

If you want to learn how to play Nelly Furtado on guitar then this how to video is the place to start. With this tutorial you can learn how to play "All Good Things" by Nelly Furtado on the acoustic guitar. "All Good Things" uses the chords Am, C, G, F, E. This lesson is geare ...more

How To : Use diatonic chord substitutions in G major

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 B.o.B and Haley Williams hit song "Airplanes"

The song "Airplanes" by the megastar collaboration of B.o.B, Hayley Williams, and Eminem is a immense hit (second year in a row we've had a summer hit about planes...) and people around the world are figuring out how to play it on all sorts of instruments. This video will show ...more

How To : Play "Learning to Fly" by Tom Petty

If you want to play "Learning to Fly" by Tom Petty on acoustic guitar you should first pay the chords, F, C, Am and G. These same four chords will be played over and over again to complete the song. The strumming pattern is as follows: When playing F strum down up. When playin ...more

How To : Play "Thinking of You" by Katy Perry on guitar

Learn how to play "Thinking of You" by Katy Perry, an acoustic guitar tutorial. Follow along with this demonstration, tabs and lyrics here: Standard Tuning: (verse 1) E B comparasons are easily done C#m A once you’ve had a taste of perfection E B like an apple handing from ...more

How To : Play chords on acoustic and electric guitars

Checkout this helpful interactive tutorial for learning acoustic or electric guitar. See how to learn chords for acoustic and electric guitars. The Guitar Chords section allows you to choose between electric or acoustic guitar, find any number of chords and hear them played on ...more

How To : Play the A sharp chord (A#) on the acoustic guitar

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. Rock stardom requires sacrifice before all the fame and glory hits ...more

How To : Play the minor chords on the acoustic guitar

Minor chords sometimes have a sadness to them, but will help you beautify your playing. In this section from Charles Sedlak, we will cover these chords. Don't cry though when you're strumming those strings... just take a deep breath, and pour those chords out.

How To : Play the E7 chord on the acoustic guitar

Like other minor chords, this one should be a piece of cake if you know your major chords! Here we will learn the E7 chord, with Charles Sedlak. Yes, that's right - the E7 chord. If your fingers are bleeding from those strings, good. Calluses help.

How To : Play the C7 chord on the acoustic guitar

You can see many of the elements of the major chords in the C7 chord. Here we will learn this chord, and here we will become rock gods, with help from Charles Sedlak, that is. It does take time and patience though.

How To : Play the F major chord on an acoustic guitar

Master the F major chord on your acoustic guitar, with help from Charles Sedlak. If you can master this, the rest is downhill - you pretty much have it made. Watch out though, you have to cover two strings with one finger!

How To : Play barre chords on the acoustic guitar easily

If you want to learn how to play the guitar then this how to video is the place to start. In this tutorial you will learn how to play barre chords. Barre chords are a very common technique and is one of the basic concepts of guitar playing. With this how to video you can start ...more

How To : Play chord inversions on the acoustic guitar

Learn how to play chord inversions on the acoustic guitar. Inversions can be used as alternatives or substitutes to create a little different sound in the songs we play. I'll introduce some easy chord inversions for some common chords. Play chord inversions on the acoustic gui ...more

How To : Play the major chords on an acoustic guitar

In this video, you will learn how to play the major chords on an acoustic guitar, including A, B, C, D, E, F, and G. First, you will be reminded to tune your guitar before playing these chords, which is important. You will be shown each chord, one after the other, and told the ...more

How To : Play barre chords on the acoustic guitar

In this two part lesson we'll discuss the differences between open chords and barre chords, then introduce the 4 main primary barre chords. I'll give a few tips on how you might position your hand to play the barre chords cleanly, and explain how each barre chord pattern relat ...more

How To : Play barre chords on the acoustic guitar

Barre chords are a type of guitar chord where one or more fingers are used to press down multiple strings across the guitar fretboard (like a bar pressing down the strings). Learn how to play barre chords with this help of this guitar tutorial. Watch this how to video and you ...more

How To : Play chord embellishments on the acoustic guitar

Thsi video lesson is on chord embellishments, specifically the use of suspended 2 and suspended 4 chords as little enhancements. Using these easy, little chords as substitutions will enhance your rhythm playing. Hopefully, this will aid in your strumming effectiveness too. We' ...more

How To : Play easy slash chords on an acoustic guitar

In this tutorial, we learn how to play easy slash chords on an acoustic guitar. The D/F# base chord is different because your thumb will be touching the strings to make a different sound when the bass comes. If you move your thumb to play the bass note, you will have another w ...more

How To : Play a B11 chord on an acoustic or electric guitar

In this guitar lesson, learn how to play a B eleven chord on a guitar in standard tuning (EADGBE). With the guitar, as with any other instrument, if you want to improve, you'll need to practice. Fortunately, the Internet is awash with free, high-quality guitar lessons like thi ...more

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