Course Tag: LEVEL 2

Leaving On A Jet Plane

Today we’re going to learn Leaving on a Jet Plane written by John Denver. This song was originally made famous by Peter, Paul & Mary,…

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How To Play Margaritaville

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Margaritaville by Jimmy Buffett is an easy and popular song that uses four open chords… D, A, G and D7. The strum is one that…

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House of the Rising Sun in Em

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“The House of the Rising Sun” is a traditional folk song, sometimes called “Rising Sun Blues”. The most successful commercial version, recorded in 1964 by…

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Scarborough Fair Chords

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This is the strumming version of the English traditional ballad made famous by 1960’s pop rock duo Simon and Garfunkel. “parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme”….

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How to Strum While Changing Chords

I’ll show you step-by-step how to strum and change chords guitar at the same time. With a little practice, it will soon be as easy as walking and chewing gum.

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How to Play D/F#

Here’s a common “Slash” chord that will come in handy. I’ve included a few different versions for different situations.

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Understanding “Slash” Chords

Slash Chords, Chords that have a letter name, and then another letter name separated by a slash. Common slash chords include C/G, D/F#, Am/G, F/G, and G/B to name a few. After this lesson, you’ll never be stumped when you see slash chords on sheet music again.
In addition, you’ll learn how to finger the most common slash chords and how to create your own.

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Top Exercise to Learn Chords

Could you use my best exercise to nail the most important beginner chords and solve switching chords quickly?
This exercise it’s called Double Whammy because it does two things…
– Trains your fingers to get to the chords quickly and easily
– Trains your ears to hear chord families.

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How to Tune a Guitar Without a Tuner

Most of the time I use an electronic tuner to do my guitar. But there are times where my tuner isn’t handy. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to tune your guitar without an electronic guitar tuner… In an easy to follow, step-by-step manner.

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3 Quick And Easy Exercises to Improve Your Strumming

Does your strumming sound “less than musical” even though you know a number of different strumming patterns? You not alone. In this lesson, you’ll learn 3 simple exercises that will help improve your timing and add dynamics and groove to your rhythm.

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Learning Notes On The Guitar Fretboard

Knowing the notes on the guitar fretboard will help you in many ways including naming bar chords, learning songs faster, playing chords in different places on the neck, and generally getting around the guitar fretboard more easily.
Learn several techniques for easily identifying the notes on the neck. Then I’ll give you an exercise to help you memorize them easily in just a few minutes a day.

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Strumming With Your Fingers (Easy And Advanced Techniques)

It is useful to learn how to strum the guitar with fingers for times that you don’t have a pick or when you want a different sound. When you’ve completed this Quick Win you’ll have four strumming techniques that you can use without a pick.

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Happy Birthday & Changing Keys

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A two-for-one… A simple version of Happy Birthday, then I use this to explain how to change the key to make it easier to sing depending on your voice. This is an important lesson if you want to play and sing.

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