“No More Tears” by Ozzy Osbourne & Zakk Wild

Difficulty: Intermediate Verse Here’s what both the guitar and bass sound like together: Guitar This riff is in drop D tuning. In drop D tuning the low E string is tuned down one whole step to D. For this riff you’ll need to use a slide.  Place the slide on your 4th finger. Much of the riff is played without the slide. The slide is used to play the notes on the 6th fret in the 3rd measure and for the entire last two measures of the riff. Bass…

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“Woke Up This Morning” by B.B. King

Difficulty: Intermediate Here’s a different way to play the blues! B.B. King provides us with a very playful guitar part. You can practice it along with the backing track, too. Backing Track Here is an audio track of just the bass and drums. Use it to practice the guitar part over: Video Breakdown “Woke Up This Morning” Tab Complete Transcription To “Woke Up This Morning” (PDF) Complete Transcription To “Woke Up This Morning” (Power Tab)

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“Stray Cat Strut” by The Stray Cats

Difficulty: Intermediate “Stray Cat Strut” is the eighth track on the Stray Cats’ debut album, Stray Cats, released in 1981 in the UK. In the US, the song was first released in 1982 on Built for Speed. The song became a hit in the US, peaking at number three on the Billboard Hot 100, over a year after it had reached its number eleven peak in the UK. The music video for the song received extensive airplay on MTV during the channel’s early days. Verse…

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Which Guitar Learning Method Is Right For You?

There are many different ways to learn the guitar. There are also many different styles that you can incorporate into your playing that defines who you are. In this article, we are going to touch on six of the most popular ways to learn the guitar. They are : Learning on your own Using Books Using DVD’s Using CD’s Online Guitar Lessons “Live” Teachers Let’s do a comparison and contrast ( you remember this from school right? ) on all the different ways to learn…

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The Magic Of Drop D

The Authority On Drop D Tuning Drop D tuning is a popular alternate tuning that has been used by a variety of musicians through the years. In my e-book titled “The Magic Of Drop D Tuning” you’ll find the most in-depth look at the tuning ever created. You’ll find… All Common Drop D Chords How To Play  Scales In Drop D How To Play Popular Drop D Songs Secrets Behind Creating Killer Riffs In Drop D You’ll also get access to the “Drop D Online Learning…

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Reggae In 30 Minutes Or Less!

Here are two videos that will demonstrate a very simple concept on beginner reggae. It involves the usage of the palm up and palm down, based on strumming. When learning to play reggae music, and as a general rule, a few things almost always remain consistent: Mute the first beat with your palm or simply don’t play it. I recommend muting it so that you don’t lose your sense of timing. Play the second beat, or the “off” beat in an upstroke fashion, with your pick moving from the HIGH E string up…

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Killer Chords & Chord Progressions

Discover The Secrets Behind Guitar Chords Imagine yourself with the uncanny ability to play virtually any chord that you come across AND the knowledge of how they are used. Face it, you can memorize chord after chord, but if the chords that you learn are not instantly usable to you what good are they to you? That’s why I’d like to tell you about my new “Killer Chords” guitar course. “Killer Chords” is for all guitarists. It contains the information you need if you’re serious about your music.…

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