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Thin Lizzy Rosalee. Harmony Guitar.

Thin Lizzy Rosalee. Harmony Guitar.

Andy | June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Thin Lizzy Rosalee Unless you play regularly with other guitarists, whether it be in a band or around a camp fire, it is unlikely you will ever have the opportunity to play twin harmony lead guitar with someone else. If you execute it correctly, the sound of 2 guitars playing in unison and in harmony is a sound to behold. There […]

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The One I Love. Beginners Strumming Lesson

The One I Love. Beginners Strumming Lesson

Andy | June 11, 2015 | 1 Comment

The One I Love A simple strumming pattern (with a couple of accentuations), open chords, a typically formulaic song structure, and a great song. It doesn’t really get much better than this if you are beginning your guitar playing journey or are looking to learn new songs. And The One I Love by REM has it all. This classic song is […]

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REM Losing My Religion. Improvising, The A Major Scale

REM Losing My Religion. Improvising, The A Major Scale

Andy | June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

REM Losing My Religion. Learn this great melody develop your own improvisation session using the A Major scale.

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I Love Rock n Roll Guitar Riff

I Love Rock n Roll Guitar Riff

Andy | June 11, 2015

I Love Rock n Roll Guitar Riff Introduction Teach When Andy bought his first electric guitar, with a little practice amp that had an option to use distortion, the intro riff for I Love Rock‘n Roll by Joan Jett and The Blackhearts became the first warm up piece he would play before delving into something new. Why though? He tells […]

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Open E Tuning. Dave Mason

Open E Tuning. Dave Mason

Andy | June 11, 2015 | 1 Comment

Open E Tuning – A Dave Mason Classic. You may have already tried our videos showing you Honky Tonk Women in open G tuning as played by the legendary Keith Richards. Introduction Acoustic Strumming Lead Riff Tuning your axe in different ways from the standard E A D G B E allows you to experiment with different sounds and lets you […]

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The E7 Chord

The E7 Chord

Andy | June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

The E7 Chord “Issue 6 and we’re only on E7”, I here you wail. “Nothing more interesting?” Well there is, but in the past we have demo’d more unusual chords and thought it would be good to showcase a more common chord that can be used effectively in loads of positions on the neck; and it is both […]

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Ana Popovic: Blues Rock Powerhouse

Ana Popovic: Blues Rock Powerhouse

Andy | June 11, 2015

Ana Popovic Serbian-born Ana Popovic has been slowly building a reputation as a blues/rock guitar powerhouse. It’s taken a period of years for her to break out, and she’s withstood occasional sexist attitudes of male musicians, but with determination and hard work, not to mention a series of quality recordings and stunning live shows, this Strat-wielding lady has steadily garnered more fans and continues […]

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Tom Petty American Girl. Strumming Session

Tom Petty American Girl. Strumming Session

Andy | June 11, 2015

Tom Petty American Girl. Us guitarists are always looking to pick up new tricks and either show them off or retain some self satisfaction that will give you an inner smile. To help GC readers achieve this we have selected  American Girl by Tom Petty which cleverly forms a chord employing the D note using octaves i.e. the same note […]

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