Did you know that when the first Les Paul Standards were released to the public in 1958, they were virtually ignored? It wasn't until Keith Richards, Eric Clapton and others began to take notice of the guitar almost a decade later that the Les Paul Standard became as coveted as it is today. Learn more about the Les Paul Standard here
If you are a lead guitar playing struggling to find some inspiration for your guitar solos, here is a collection of resources you can use to help spur your creativity. 6 Ways to Improve Your Lead Guitar Playing
If you're pretty new to the guitar, and want to learn a quick way to play with other guitarists, take a look at this blues shuffle guitar lesson
, which will show you how to play a basic blues rhythm pattern on guitar, including an intro and outro.
For those of you absolutely new to the instrument, here is some basic info... what a fret is, what a fret is made of, how many frets are on most guitars... What is a fret on the guitar?