Tune an Acoustic Guitar

How To : Tune an acoustic guitar

Before you can play your acoustic guitar, you'll need to know how to get it in tune. Don't know how? Not a problem. This free video guitar lesson will walk you through the process. For more information, including step-by-step instructions, and to get started tuning your own E, ...more

How To : Properly tune your acoustic guitar

Grab an acoustic guitar and warm up as Charles Sedlak shows you how to properly tune your instrument. You'll be able to tune your guitar like a pro with these specific instructions.

How To : Tune your acoustic guitar using a U.S. phone

If you have a natural ear for music and have perfect pitch, then tuning any sort of instrument, including the guitar, is probably not a problem for you. But for the rest of us, a piano or a pitch finder is necessary to make sure our guitars are in tune. But what if you're tra ...more

How To : Tune an acoustic guitar accurately

Learn how to tune your guitar using a Korg tuning box. To accurately tune your guitar, you will first need to locate a correctly tuned instrument to provide a reference note. A piano or electric keyboard will work if one is available. (You have to know the names of the keys to ...more

How To : Tune an electric or acoustic guitar by listening

For a guitar to sound good, it must be in tune. Tuning a guitar can easily be done with some PC software or an electric tuner. Using an electric tuner is easy. You need to know the strings names, which are, starting with the thickest: E, A, G, D, B, E. Once you memorize these, ...more

How To : Play "Magic Bus" by the Who 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 acoustic guitar lesson teaches you how to play the "Magic Bus" by the Who. Once you get a hang of these popular guitar chords and tunes, y ...more

How To : Play "Orange Crush" by R.E.M. on acoustic guitar

To learn to play REM’s “Orange Crush” on the guitar you’ll want to learn the song in two parts. In this video you’ll learn the intro and then the chorus. All you need to know are some basic chords and with a natural strumming pattern you’ll be playing the song in no time. It h ...more

How To : Play "Lullaby" by Shawn Mullins 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 "Lullaby" by Shawn Mullins. If you want to learn how to play " ...more

How To : Play Paramore's "Pressure" on acoustic guitar

In this tutorial, we learn how to play Paramore's "Pressure" on acoustic guitar. First, you will need to tune your guitar using drop D tuning. After this, listen to the song to get a feel for how it sounds as you play, and where the chords change. After this, learn the differe ...more

How To : Play "Roxanne" by the Police 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 acoustic guitar lesson teaches you how to play the Police song "Roxanne." Once you get a hang of these popular guitar chords and tunes, yo ...more

How To : Play "With You" by Chris Brown on acoustic guitar

Want to learn how to play Chris Brown on the guitar? With this tutorial you can learn how to play "With You" by Chris Brown on the acoustic guitar. This song uses a tuning a half step down from standard tuning. This version is a simplified version of the song and is not exactl ...more

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 ch ...more

How To : Play fill-ins and rundowns on the acoustic guitar

The objective of this lesson is to break up the same old up and down strumming pattern and sound better. Otherwise your playing can sound the same after a while even though your playing different tunes. By adding rundowns, fill-ins, and alternating bass notes, we can take ordi ...more

How To : Play "I Feel It All" by Feist on acoustic guitar

Watch this guitar tutorial video to learn how to play "I Feel It All" by Feist on acoustic guitar. Instruction includes names of chords and tuning. Intermediate guitarists will have no trouble learning how to play Feist's "I Feel It All" on acoustic guitar by watching this hel ...more

How To : Play "Rehab" by Amy Winehouse on acoustic guitar

Your Guitar Sage provides the viewer with a good way to learn how to play an Amy Winehouse tune on an acoustic guitar. Amy Winehouse's song, Rehab has a few open chords and bar chords to be mastered. The videos demonstrates how to play the piece through first and then takes th ...more

How To : Finger pick on the acoustic guitar

Check out this instructional acoustic guitar video that shows you a fun finger pick exercise from the verse of the Trip Fuse tune called "These Voices of Mine." Improve your guitar playing skills by watching this short tutorial video to learn how to finger pick on the acoustic ...more

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

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 a ...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 "High Tea" by Willy Taylor on acoustic guitar

"High Tea" by Willy Taylor is a simple Scottish barndance tune. In this tutorial you can learn how to play "High Tea" on the acoustic guitar. "High Tea" is a relatively easy song that has simple chords but lots of hammer-ons. Watch this how to video and you will be able to pla ...more

How To : Play "Amazed" by Lonestar on acoustic guitar

Want to learn how to play Lonestar on the guitar? With this tutorial you can learn how to play "Amazed" by Lonestar on the acoustic guitar. The capo is on the 1st fret used in standard tuning. This version is a simplified version of the song and is not exactly how Lonestar pla ...more

How To : Play "Sound of Settling" on acoustic guitar

Want to learn how to play guitar like Ben Gibbard from Death Cab for Cutie? In this how to video you can learn how to play an acoustic version of "Sound of Settling" by Death Cab for Cutie on the guitar. "Sound of Settling" uses the capo in the 2nd fret in standard tuning. Thi ...more

How To : Play "I'm Yours" by Jason Mraz on acoustic guitar

Want to learn how to play Jason Mraz on the guitar? With this tutorial you can learn how to play "I'm Yours" by Jason Mraz on the acoustic guitar. The capo is on the 4th fret in standard tuning. This version is a simplified version of the song and is not exactly how Jason Mraz ...more

How To : Play the Beatles' "Let it Be" on acoustic guitar

The Beatles revolutionized the music industry and brought us songs that can never be forgotten, that could never be overstated. With John Lennon at the front of the "Fab Four" they couldn't be stopped... wouldn't be stopped. But let's not forget it wouldn't be the "Fab Four" w ...more

How To : Play the Beatles' "Michelle" on acoustic guitar

The Beatles revolutionized the music industry and brought us songs that can never be forgotten, that could never be overstated. With John Lennon at the front of the "Fab Four" they couldn't be stopped... wouldn't be stopped. But let's not forget it wouldn't be the "Fab Four" w ...more

How To : Play the Beatles' "Yesterday" on acoustic guitar

The Beatles revolutionized the music industry and brought us songs that can never be forgotten, that could never be overstated. With John Lennon at the front of the "Fab Four" they couldn't be stopped... wouldn't be stopped. But let's not forget it wouldn't be the "Fab Four" w ...more

How To : Play Coldplay "The Scientist" on acoustic guitar

Learn to play Colplay's "The Scientist," a great tune that uses an unusual tuning (in 4ths). It uses chords like power chords and barre chords, but they are easier to play. This is great for a beginner trying to stretch into intermediate material. Chords are taught in detail b ...more

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 beg ...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 "Home" by Chris Daughtry on acoustic guitar

This acoustic guitar video lesson is brought to you by Aaron from Free and Easy Guitar, will teach you how to play "Home" by Chris Daughtry. As you follow along with him, he breaks down the strumming and chords used in the song, detailing for you how to finger the chords he us ...more

How To : Play "Dumb" by Nirvana on acoustic guitar

This video is an acoustic guitar lesson from TboneWilson1978. In this video, he teaches you how to play the song "Dumb" by Nirvana. He begins by showing you which chords you need to know to get started on learning the song, and demonstrates how to finger them. He then moves on ...more

How To : Play "Fire" by Kasabian on acoustic guitar

This video is an acoustic guitar lesson from TboneWilson1978. In this video, he teaches you how to play the song "Fire" by Kasabian. Before you begin you will need to tune your 6th string down to an A to perform this song the way he demonstrates it, so your strings should be A ...more

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