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Beginners Guitar Lessons - The 7 Habits of Highly Effective ..

Just the other day after a conversation with one particularly successful guitarist, it struck me that there is a common thread that runs through all successful guitarists. Actually, I've noticed this .
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Master the Guitar - How to Learn the Notes on the Fretboard ..

Real guitar heroes don't sit around pretending to play guitar on a computer, they know the best way to improve their playing is by playing a real guitar. Several years ago a guitar manufacturing ..
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Learn Guitar Online, Tuning Your Guitar Using Natural Harmonics

Unfortunately you don't really ever get your guitar perfectly in tune, you just strive for ever-closer approximations. Unlike the keyboard, the guitar is not “well-tempered", in Bach's time, ..
(October 01, 2008)
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7 Things You Absolutely Must Do to Prepare For Your Next ..

One thing all the world's top guitarists would agree on is the importance of jam sessions. Despite recent developments and improvements in practice CD's and play along computer software, nothing ..
(October 01, 2008)
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Learn Guitar Online, How to Check Your Electric Guitar String ..

For a guitarist there's nothing more frustrating than trying to get your guitar in tune. In theory, you should just plug your guitar into one of those new electronic guitar tuners and the job is done .
(September 16, 2008)
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3 Things You Absolutely Must Do to Play Good Rhythm on ..

While the spotlight is often on the lead guitarist the ability to play good rhythm guitar is an essential skill every guitarist should develop. Even the most well known lead guitarists spend ..
(August 31, 2008)
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Beginners Guitar Lessons, Scales - 4 Tips to Get the Most From .

Learning guitar scales can be frustrating and confusing for the beginning guitarist. Often the student simply doesn't know where to start. How important are scales? It appears that learning and ..
(August 20, 2008)
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Beginners Guitar Lessons, Chords - 4 Tips For Acoustic and ..

Guitar chords can be difficult for the beginner, there seems to be so many chords to learn and how do you remember all of them? Anyone who has ever tried to learn the guitar will remember, endless ..
(August 18, 2008)
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7 Things to Do to Get the Most Out of Your Guitar Chords

People respond to the three basic elements of music in this order: rhythm, melody then harmony. Firstly, rhythm - if we don't like the rhythm of a piece of music our interest in that music stops ..
(August 09, 2008)
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Learn Guitar Online, Cat Stevens 3 Tips to Play Acoustic Guitar

Cat Stevens songs are a favorite among guitar players of all ages. It's hard to imagine a party or campfire sing along without a couple of Cat Stevens songs being played on acoustic guitar. With ..
(June 20, 2008)
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Learn Guitar Online, Eddie Van Halen 3 Tips For Lead Guitar

There are so many sounds you can get out of a guitar by just tapping, hammering, bending, harmonics, vibrato bar, feedback, you name it, Eddie Van Halen has tried it! Eddie Van Halen is one of rock's .
(June 30, 2008)
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Learn Guitar Online, Van Morrison 3 Tips For Acoustic Guitar

Bright Side Of The Road, Gloria, Moondance, Brown Eyed Girl, Have I Told You lately, who doesn't have a favorite Van Morrison song? Like Cat Stevens, Don McLean and James Taylor, Van Morrison's songs .
(July 07, 2008)
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Learn Guitar Online, Chuck Berry 3 Tips For Rock and Roll

Chuck Berry is, without a doubt, the most influential and imitated rock guitarist. It's arguable that Rock and roll was born with Chuck Berry. Whether it's the opening lick from the Beach Boy's " ..
(July 14, 2008)
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Learn Guitar Online, Jimi Hendrix 3 Tips For Rock Guitar

For many young guitarists the electric guitar began with Jimi Hendrix, of course the electric guitar has been around for a long time - the first commercially accepted electric guitars appeared in the .
(July 20, 2008)
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Learn Guitar Online, AC DC 3 Tips For High Voltage Rock Guitar

For straight ahead rock and roll it's hard to beat AC/DC. Formed in 1973 by brothers Angus and Malcolm Young this band is everything a good rock band should be. AC/DC use solid time-tested musical ..
(July 26, 2008)
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Play Guitar By Ear - Finding The 'One' Chord

The first important step in learning to play guitar by ear was to introduce the eight bar song form. Now, it's time to develop a system for identifying common harmonic patterns used by successful ..
(February 17, 2008)
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