Complete Guitar Course

Complete Guitar Course

Learn to Play in 20 Easy-to-follow Lessons

Book - 2006
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The Complete Guitar Course is designed to teach a beginner to play guitar in 20 easy-to-follow lessons.  Included is basic music theory 101, and classic pieces as well as short inspirational stories from country, rock and blues artists.

Whether it's the sweet, mellow sounds of Les Paul, the blues of B.B. King, the intense power of Slash, or the country twang of Chet Atkins, the guitar is at the heart modern music. It doesn't matter whether you're looking to become the next rock star or yearning to strum along at the next family get-together-- The Complete Guitar Course has everything you need to learn.

Dozens of hits in all genres, including "Brown Eyed Girl," "Wonderful Tonight," "Walk This Way," and "Play that Funky Music" Choosing the right guitar and accessories Tuning, caring for, and changing strings Basic fingering, chords, and techniques Music theory 101 More than 25 short inspirational stories of legendary guitar players, such as Eric Clapton, Les Paul, Slash, Prince, Jack White, Chuck Berry, and Joni Mitchell

Dust off that acoustic, plug in that electric, and get ready to rock...or strum- - you decide!
Publisher: Pleasantville, NY : Reader's Digest : 2006
ISBN: 9781606521595
9780762106622
Branch Call Number: 787.87 F629c
Characteristics: 256p illus

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Black_Dog_300 Jun 05, 2012

I got this book and many others trying to learn acoustic guitar. Many books skip steps and you get confused. They are also hard to read and understand. This book is not like that. It starts at the very beginning even showing you how to pick out a guitar. It is very easy to understand and they give you pictures for everything to cut the guesswork. I very highly recommend this book to anyone that currently plays guitar and expecially to beginners. Here are the table of contents for you all.
.getting started
.your first chords
.putting it together
.lead guitar
.morelead playing
.more chords
.power chords and overdrive
.rocknroll
.barre chords
.fingerstyle guitar
.classical guitat
.the blues
.lead techniques
.rocking harder
.getting funky
.country guitar
.the world of guitar
.guitar gear
.chord reference
.practicing with scale
.index.
all these chapters are broke down into at least ten chapters within each main chapter. Even has interveiws with pro guitarists. This covers acoustic electric classical left and right handed players. AWESOME hope i helped. se

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chekeichan
Feb 11, 2010

Great book. Check out the last section for a slew of typographical errors. Looks like some editor gave up too soon!

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