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    • Learn to Play Guitar Solos Created: Friday, February 03, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      n this two-part series on learning the basics of improvising, we study how to play a blues scale, plus go over basic techniques like note bending, and vibrato." itemprop="d="$zTP='t3'" --> itemprop...
    • "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap" by AC/DC Guitar Tab and Lyrics Created: Wednesday, May 16, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      If you're looking for guitar tab or lyrics of the AC/DC song Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap, you'll find tabs, lyrics, and more here.
    • Brown Eyed Girl Tab Created: Wednesday, July 27, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Learn to play Van Morrison's Brown Eyed Girl on guitar.
    • How to Sound Like Eric Clapton Created: Saturday, July 18, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Interested in trying to make your guitar sound like Eric Clapton's? This article provides information on how to set your guitar and amp to mimic several of Eric Clapton's legendary guitar tones.
    • 'Wish You Were Here' Chords Created: Wednesday, July 27, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Learn to play Pink Floyd's Wish You Were Here using guitar tab, and listen to the audio of the song here.
    • Acoustic Guitar Repair Created: Friday, July 10, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      If you're having a problem with your acoustic guitar, this reference should point you in the right direction to learn whether you can remedy the problem yourself.
    • Stairway to Heaven Guitar Solo Created: Thursday, March 11, 2004 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Jimmy Page's guitar solo on Stairway to Heaven is one of the classic Led Zeppelin moments. Read all about Jimmy Page's guitar solo on Stairway to Heaven, including the guitar he used, and more.
    • Top Tabs for Learning the Blues Created: Wednesday, September 12, 2012 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      A collection of blues guitar tablature to help improve your guitar skills while learning to play a bunch of new songs
    • Tips on Playing Guitar Chords Created: Monday, May 25, 2009 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Having problems getting your guitar chords to ring? Dead or muffled strings getting you down? Take a look at these tips, which should have your guitar chords ringing sweetly in no time.
    • Top Beginner Electric Guitars Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Thinking of making your first electric guitar purchase? Looking for recommendations on which guitar is the best to buy? Here are five of the best low-cost guitars on the market.
    • Learning Guitar - Lesson Two Created: Sunday, April 05, 2009 Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014
      Lesson two of an online guide to starting to play guitar. In this lesson, we cover minor chords, an e phrygian scale, strumming patterns, and playing songs.
    • Learning Guitar - Acoustic or Electric? Created: Friday, May 12, 2006 Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014
      Trying to figure out whether it's best to learn on an acoustic or electric guitar? This feature should help to provide insight into what's better for a beginner to start playing guitar on."
    • Acoustic Guitar (Six String) Profile for Beginners Created: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      For novice guitarists, a profile of the six string acoustic guitar, designed to give you the information you need to pick an instrument to learn on
    • "Free Fallin'" by Tom Petty Guitar Tab and Lyrics Created: Friday, May 18, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      If you're looking for guitar tab or lyrics of the Tom Petty song Free Fallin', you'll find tabs, lyrics, and more here.
    • Changing Your Guitar Strings Created: Tuesday, October 16, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Changing guitar strings can be an intimidating process, but it's something that every guitarist must learn to do. Learn to change strings on an acoustic guitar with this step-by-step visual guide."...
    • When and Why To Change Your Guitar Strings Created: Wednesday, May 16, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      This article explains when and why to change your guitar strings." itemprop="description"> Wednesday, February 25, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      A detailed explanation of how to read guitar tablature, so you can use the tens of thousands of guitar tabs on the web.
    • Choosing the Right Guitar Strings Created: Monday, March 26, 2012 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      By learning about the different string options available for your guitar, you can find the strings which strike the best balance between great tone and playability
    • Learning Guitar - Figuring Out Songs From CDs Created: Wednesday, April 12, 2006 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Learning to figure out how to play your favorite songs by listening to them on CD is a skill that can be mastered with practice. Part three examines how to figure out chords."
    • 100 Greatest Guitar Solos Created: Thursday, October 13, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      The top 100 rated guitar solos of all time with details on the guitarist, the guitars used and solo notes
    • Blank Staff Paper - Tab, Staff and Chord Sheets Created: Friday, May 12, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Looking for blank staff paper to download and print? Look no further, here is free printable staff paper, blank guitar tab sheets, and empty chord charts to write your sheet music on."
    • "Knockin' on Heaven's Door" by Bob Dylan Guitar Tab and Lyrics Created: Friday, May 18, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      If you're looking for guitar tab or lyrics of the Bob Dylan song Knockin' on Heaven's Door, you'll find tabs, lyrics, and more here.
    • Buying a Guitar: Overview Created: Friday, April 28, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      A detailed article outlining the process of buying a new guitar. Includes strategies on getting a bargain, how to deal with music store pressure, what to look for, things to avoid, and more."
    • Changing Strings on an Electric Guitar Created: Monday, May 07, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Learn to change the strings on your electric guitar, via this illustrated electric guitar string changing tutorial.
    • Learning Guitar - Lesson Three Created: Monday, April 06, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Lesson three of an online guide to starting to play guitar. In this lesson, we cover nine major and minor chords, a blues scale, strumming patterns, and learn many songs.
    • How to Play the C Major Scale on Guitar Created: Monday, January 03, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      A detailed and illustrated guide to playing the C major scale on guitar, including performance tips for the position.
    • Travis Picking Tutorial Created: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Learn the history of Travis picking on guitar, and how to play it for yourself
    • Michael Jackson's Guitarists Created: Friday, June 26, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      No matter what you think of the self proclaimed King of Pop, Michael Jackson always used only the finest, and most popular guitarists on his records." itemprop="description'" --> itemprop="descript...
    • Changing Strings on an Acoustic Guitar Created: Tuesday, July 10, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Changing guitar strings can be an intimidating process, but it's something that every guitarist must learn to do. Learn to change strings on an acoustic guitar with this step-by-step visual guide.
    • Learning Guitar - Acoustic or Electric? Created: Friday, May 12, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Trying to figure out whether it's best to learn on an acoustic or electric guitar? This feature should help to provide insight into what's better for a beginner to start playing guitar on."
    • Five Positions of the Pentatonic Scale for Guitar Created: Wednesday, November 07, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      The pentatonic scale is one of the most commonly used in all styles of music. This lesson walks guitarists through learning to play the major and minor pentatonic scale in five positions, all over ...
    • Guitar Capo Chart Created: Monday, April 25, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Capos allow guitarists to play in tricky keys using basic open chords, however figuring out which fret to place the capo at can be confusing. The following guitar capo chart can help make this task...

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