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Learning Guitar - Beginner Guitar Lesson
Part 1: Guitar Lesson One
 More of this Guitar Lesson
• Part 2: guitar parts
• Part 3: guitar neck
• Part 4: holding a guitar
• Part 5: holding a pick
• Part 6: tuning
• Part 7: scales
• Part 8: basic chords
• Part 9: learning songs
• Part 10: practice schedule
 Related Guitar Lesson Content
• Index of Guitar Lessons
• Buying Your First Guitar
• How to Read Guitar Tab
• How to Change Strings
• Easy to Play Songs
• Guitar Chord Library
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The web has a vast number of resources available for learning how to play guitar. You can learn how to play songs, how to repair your broken instrument, how to play fancy scales, and much more. The trouble is, there just aren't many GOOD guitar lessons available to someone looking to start playing guitar. These guitar lessons are designed for people who own (or have borrowed) a guitar, but don't yet know the first thing about playing it.

What you'll need for these Guitar Lessons

  • A guitar with six strings. Any type of guitar will work fine.
  • A guitar pick. Medium gauged picks are recommended to start with, but any will work okay in a pinch.
  • A chair without arms.
  • A reasonable amount of patience.
Guitar Lesson Overview: What you'll learn

By the end of this guitar lesson, you will have learned: the names of many parts of the guitar, the names of the open strings, the process of tuning the guitar, how to hold and use a pick, how to play a chromatic scale, and how to play a simple song using Gmajor, Cmajor, and Dmajor chords.

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