Play & Master 3 Simple Guitar Songs--FREE
Learn how to play through 3 beginner guitar songs beginning to end
So, you have learned the basics but you can’t play complete songs yet. No problem.
In this FREE video course, you learn how to play 3 popular guitar songs beginning to end. Each lesson includes step-by-step video instruction, chord charts, and tablature.
The songs include:
- "Wonderful Tonight" by Eric Clapton
This song uses the basic open chords G, C, D, and Em along with a popular strum pattern that is very easy to play. The lead guitar line is simple enough for a beginner. You learn how to stay in time with the music and play along with the song beginning to end.
- "Wild Thing" by The Troggs
This song uses the basic chords A, D, and E. You learn how to play on and off the beats, and you make use of a pro tip to help you switch between chords more easily. In order to help you develop your skills and stay in time with the music, you are provided with a version of the song that is slowed down and features a click track. As an added bonus, you see how to play this song using barre chords. After finishing the lesson, you'll be able to play along with the song recording beginning to end, or sing and play the song on your own, or even play it with a band.
- "Smoke on the Water" by Deep Purple
This song features one of the most famous guitar riffs of all time. You learn how to play this riff using the proper timing and technique so you sound just like the record. The rest of the song makes use of so-called "power chords" which are a staple of rock music. You play along with the entire song and fill in with all the necessary rhythm guitar parts so you sound like you're part of the band.
These songs were chosen for this free course because they are well known, easy enough for beginner level players, and they make use of necessary skills every guitar learner must know.
After finishing this course, you'll not only have three awesome songs you can play all the way through, but you'll be ready to take your playing in any direction you choose.
Oh, and you also get free email support from your instructor so you can get help at any time. 🤗
So grab an acoustic or electric guitar and get ready to make real music!
Hailed as a “music-theory expert” by Rolling Stone magazine, Desi Serna is the author of several instructional guitar books and video programs including Fretboard Theory, Guitar Theory For Dummies, Guitar Rhythm and Technique For Dummies, and Guitar Picking Mechanics. He is known for his practical, hands-on approach to music teaching, with a focus on the guitar fretboard and emphasis on popular songs. Desi honed his craft through decades of teaching, performing, and publishing. He lives in the Nashville, Tennessee area, and works full-time managing his business and GuitarMusicTheory.com website.