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Finger exercises And Hand Warm-Ups To Get In Shape

When it comes to playing guitar, you want to make sure you do what athletes do, you warm up and get your fingers in shape.  This is very important for forming and holding guitar chords and playing guitar scales. By working on effective exercises for developing your finger dexterity independent finger motion.  This is very […]

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C Major chord notes
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Why Certain Notes Are Used When Forming Guitar Chords

There is a reason why specific notes are used for creating chords on the guitar. This is called chord-embellishment theory. What is a chord-embellishment? This is the understanding of what notes are used in creating guitar chords. When learning guitar chords, there are certain notes that are chosen for this purpose and they are not […]

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Rock guitar 101 Book Review lesson 5 Picking Hand Development

Rock guitar 101 Book Review lesson 5 Picking Hand Development This is another very important step in your learning development of playing rock guitar.  All the rhythm you create will be done with you picking hand.  That is why it is so important to spend some time on this skill set.  Actually, it is a […]

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Izzy Stradlin
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Rock guitar 101 Book Review Lesson 4 Power Chords & Creating Rhythm

Once you have mastered your open chords or would like to take a break from them, you can proceed to work on your closed power chords. Once you get the open chords down you can focus on learning power chords & creating rhythm. Closed power chords. Closed power chords are very much like your open […]

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Angus Young
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How To Play Guitar Like Angus Young Of AC/DC Secret Solo Techniques

When it comes to playing lead guitar, not many guitar players can match tenacity of Angus Young from AC/DC.  His approach to guitar playing is inspiring and has touched the souls of millions of would-be guitar players worldwide. With a  straightforward Gibson SG plugged straight into a Marshall amplifier with no pedals set up, Angus’s rig is […]

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Marshall rock guitar tone
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Rock Guitar 101 Lesson 2 How To Get A Good Rock Guitar Tone!

Knowing how to get a good rock tone is essential to your guitar playing. In fact, many guitar players spend many hours searching for the ultimate tone. Now for our purposes here, just getting started we don’t need to do that. All we need to do is get familiar with our amplifier. How it works […]

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Malcolm Young
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How To Recognize & Understand Chord Embellishments like C/B

When learning guitar, you’ll want to be able to know how to recognize & understand chord embellishments like C/B. Or possibly D/F#, Or F/C. Knowing how to recognize the chords that you might be looking at in a songbook or possibly in tabs on the internet is very important to be able to play a […]

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Marshall amplification
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Best Type Of Amplifier To Use For Playing Rock Guitar

When it comes to playing guitar, you want to make sure you know the best type of amplifier to use for playing rock guitar. Knowing which amplifier is best when playing electric guitar is vitally important because, without the right one, you won’t be able to get the tone that works with that style of music.  […]

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How To Set Guitar Goals For Quicker Results

Learning how to set guitar goals is essential to your development of becoming a great guitar player. So do not overlook this crucial element to your guitar playing success. This helps your overall learning because it gives you the direction of where you are going and why you want to go there. Most people who […]

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