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Beginner Guitar 101
A one stop resource for everything a beginner guitarist needs to know
Finding An Instrument

Acoustic or Electric - Where to Start?
Confused as to which type of guitar would be best to start learning on? Worry no more - here is all you need to know to help you decide which type of guitar is for you. Includes specific recommendations for beginner guitars.
How to Buy a Guitar
A focus on the process of buying a new electric or acoustic guitar. Includes information on what to look for and what to avoid, how to deal with music store anxiety, and how to get a bargain.
Top Five Beginner Acoustics
Looking for beginner acoustic guitar recommendations? Here are five low cost acoustic guitars that should get you started strumming, without breaking the band.
Top Five Beginner Electrics
If you're in the hunt for a brand new electric guitar, here are five great, cheap electric guitars which would be terrific to start learning to play guitar on.

Starting to Play

Learning Guitar
New to guitar? Take a look at these online lessons, designed to help novice guitarists learn the instrument. Lessons include songs, scales, exercises, and more. Lesson one is aimed at those who have never played guitar before.
Guitar Chord Library
If you're trying to figure out how to play a particular guitar chord, then check out this archive. Featuring many different types of chords, from A to G#.

Finding Tabs and Music

Easy Songs of the 60s
Learn to play songs by the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, CCR, and other great classic rock bands, for free, by checking out this archive of guitar tablature.
Easy Songs of the 70s
Learn to play songs by the Eagles, Cat Stevens, Deep Purple, John Denver, and other popular rock and folk hits, for free, by checking out this archive of guitar tablature.
Easy Songs of the 80s
Learn to play songs by U2, Guns n' Roses, Tom Petty, the Indigo Girls, and other metal, new wave, and pop bands for free, by checking out this archive of guitar tablature.
Easy Songs of the 90s
Lots of grunge tabs, from bands like Weezer and Nirvana, to girl rock tabs, from artists like Sarah McLachlan and Jewel can be found on this page. Also featured: Pearl Jam, Oasis, and more.
Easy Songs of the 2000s
Learn to play songs by U2, Matchbox 20, Nelly Furtado, Creed, Dave Matthews, and many others. Great songs from many different styles of music can be found on these pages.

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