Guitar Sitemap - Page 3 2016-09-26

Tablature Software
A plethora of software is available for both creating guitar tab, and for reading and playing guitar tab freely available on the web. Check this collection of resources for more information.

If you're playing an electric guitar, you'll need to amplify the instrument, so you and others can hear you play. Here is a collection of guitar amp resources that you can use to research an amplifier you're considering purchasing, find opinions on your amp, and more.
If you're playing an electric guitar, you'll need to amplify the instrument, so you and others can hear you play. Here is a collection of guitar amp resources that you can use to research an amplifier you're considering purchasing, find opinions on your amp, and more.

Styles of Guitar Playing - Blues, Jazz, Metal & More
If you're a fan of a particular style of guitar playing, here are resources to help you find out more about it. Each style of guitar playing features tablature, lessons, and more.

Guitar Accessories
Looking for information about guitar effects, strings, cables, cords, capos, slides and more? Begin your search here.

Guitar/Gear Buying Help
Buying a first guitar can be intimidating, confusing, and frustrating. Look here for advice on how to choose the best guitar, amp, or guitar accessories. Includes recommendations for beginner instruments.

Reviews
If you're looking for online reviews of guitars, amps, effects pedals, or any other guitar-related gear, these page should help you find what you're looking for.

Songwriting
For songwriters, here is a large, and well-organized resource that offers tips on how to find those missing chords or lyrics in your songs.

Types of Guitar - Acoustic Guitar, Electric, Bass, Banjo, More
Lots of resources for those looking for lessons and information on acoustic guitars, electric guitars, bass guitar, and more.

Bass Guitar
Interested in learning about bass guitar? This category provides links to helpful bass guitar content, largely provided by contributing writer James Porter.

Classical Guitar - Free Sheet Music, Online Audio, and more
Whether you're searching the web for free guitar sheet music in tablature format, or in standard notation, you'll find it all here. Also featuring links to classical guitar mp3s, and more.

Fender Instruments
A collection of the best Fender resources on the web. Find detailed info on fender guitars, amps, and equipment.

Gibson
Here's where to find the web's best resources for Gibson instruments and gear. Includes price guides, vintage guitar info, photo galleries, instrument dating, and more, from your About.com guide.

Heavy Metal Guitar Tab
Here's an archive of web sites devoted to providing heavy metal tabs.

Jazz Guitar Lessons
This page has a well-organized listing of the best jazz guitar lessons on the web. You'll find pages with advanced theory, transcriptions with sound clips, and much more.

John Petrucci - featuring links to tab, lessons, Dream Theater sites, and audio
The best place on the web to find news, tabs, lessons, and more on the guitarist from Dream Theater.

Song Lyrics - Bands V to Z
An archive of sites that offer song lyrics to music from your favorite bands. Sites are organized by band name.

Guitar Photos
Looking for pics of your dream guitar? Or, trying to hunt down photos of a guitar you already own? Here is an archive of the web's best guitar photo sites.

Radiohead MP3s guitar tablature and other articles
Now that the 90's are over, many critics are looking back and declaring Radiohead as one of the most important bands of the decade. Here's your chance to learn more about the band, via tabs, mp3s, articles, and more.

Rickenbacker Instrument Resources
Very popular instruments in the 1960's and 1970's, the Rickenbacker guitar have a bright, distinct sound heard extensively in music by The Byrds, and other bands. Here are the best Rickenbacker resources available on the web.

Jazz Sheet Music
Looking to find the sheet music for a particular song? Check this great resource for freely downloadable lead sheets of some great music.

Stevie Ray Vaughan - links to SRV content on the web
Here is a collection of links to the best Stevie Ray Vaughan videos, articles and guitar lessons available on the web. You'll find SRV bio information, details on guitars he used, lessons, videos, and other links related to Stevie Ray Vaughan.

Tablature Creation Software
A collection of links to software designed to allow guitarists to create guitar tablature.

Tablature Playback Software
Although no software does a particularly good job of it, there are programs designed to play back the tablature that you find and download. Look here for available software.

Jazz Transcriptions
Links to transcriptions of your favorite guitar solos, with a focus on jazz. This page includes links to transcriptions of George Benson, Pat Metheny, Grant Green, Wes Montgomery, Joe Pass, and many more.

Wes Montgomery Guitar Tabs and Transcriptions
Jazz guitarist Wes Montgomery influenced guitarists over the world with his extensive use of octaves. Here is Wes Montgomery guitar tablature and transcriptions to study and learn from.

Guitar Tab - R Bands
If you're searching for guitar tab by bands that begin with the letter R, you'll find the guitar tab you're looking for here.

Guitar Tab - S Bands
If you're searching for guitar tab by bands that begin with the letter S, you'll find the guitar tab you're looking for here.

Guitar Tab - T Bands
If you're searching for guitar tab by bands that begin with the letter T, you'll find the guitar tab you're looking for here.

Guitar Tab - 'U' Bands
If you're searching for guitar tab by bands that begin with the letter U, you'll find the guitar tab you're looking for here.

Guitar Tab - V Bands
If you're searching for guitar tab by bands that begin with the letter V, you'll find the guitar tab you're looking for here.

Guitar Tab - 'W' Bands
If you're searching for guitar tab by bands that begin with the letter W, you'll find the guitar tab you're looking for here.

Guitar Tab - X Bands
If you're searching for guitar tab by bands that begin with the letter X, you'll find the guitar tab you're looking for here.

Guitar Tab - Y Bands
If you're searching for guitar tab by bands that begin with the letter Y, you'll find the guitar tab you're looking for here.

Guitar Tab - Z Bands
If you're searching for guitar tab by bands that begin with the letter Z, you'll find the guitar tab you're looking for here.

Song Lyrics for your Favorite Bands
An archive of sites that offer song lyrics to music from your favorite bands. Sites are organized by band name.

Song Lyrics for your Favorite Bands
An archive of sites that offer song lyrics to music from your favorite bands. Sites are organized by band name.

Song Lyrics for Bands With Names Starting From G to I
An archive of sites that offer song lyrics to music from your favorite bands. Sites are organized by band name.

Song Lyrics for Bands With Names Starting From J to L
An archive of sites that offer song lyrics to music from your favorite bands. Sites are organized by band name.

Song Lyrics - Bands M to O
An archive of sites that offer song lyrics to music from your favorite bands. Sites are organized by band name.

Song Lyrics - Bands P to R
An archive of sites that offer song lyrics to music from your favorite bands. Sites are organized by band name.

Song Lyrics - Bands S to U
An archive of sites that offer song lyrics to music from your favorite bands. Sites are organized by band name.

Guitar Tablature Sites A-E
Looking for guitar tab? Here is the web's best resource for finding guitar tablature for your favorite band's music. You'll find both sites devoted to a particular musician, and general sites here.

Guitar Tablature Sites F-N
Looking for guitar tab? Here is the web's best resource for finding guitar tablature for your favorite band's music. You'll find both sites devoted to a particular musician, and general sites here.

Guitar Tablature Sites O-Z
Looking for guitar tab? Here is the web's best resource for finding guitar tablature for your favorite band's music. You'll find both sites devoted to a particular musician, and general sites here.

Band Tab - A
If you're searching for guitar tab by bands that begin with the letter A, you'll find the guitar tab you're looking for here.

Guitar Tab - Bands whose names start with numbers
If you're searching for guitar tab by bands whose name starts with a number, you'll find the guitar tab you're looking for here.

Guitar Tab - B Bands
If you're searching for guitar tab by bands that begin with the letter B, you'll find the guitar tab you're looking for here.

Guitar Tab - C Bands
If you're searching for guitar tab by bands that begin with the letter C, you'll find the guitar tab you're looking for here.

Guitar Tab - D Bands
If you're searching for guitar tab by bands that begin with the letter D, you'll find the guitar tab you're looking for here.

Guitar Tab - 'E' Bands
If you're searching for guitar tab by bands that begin with the letter E, you'll find the guitar tab you're looking for here.

Guitar Tab - F Bands
If you're searching for guitar tab by bands that begin with the letter F, you'll find the guitar tab you're looking for here.

Guitar Tab - 'G' Bands
If you're searching for guitar tab by bands that begin with the letter G, you'll find the guitar tab you're looking for here.

Guitar Tab - 'H' Bands
If you're searching for guitar tab by bands that begin with the letter H, you'll find the guitar tab you're looking for here.

Guitar Tab - I Bands
If you're searching for guitar tab by bands that begin with the letter I, you'll find the guitar tab you're looking for here.

Guitar Tab - J Bands
If you're searching for guitar tab by bands that begin with the letter J, you'll find the guitar tab you're looking for here.

Guitar Tab - K Bands
If you're searching for guitar tab by bands that begin with the letter K, you'll find the guitar tab you're looking for here.

Guitar Tab - 'L' Bands
If you're searching for guitar tab by bands that begin with the letter L, you'll find the guitar tab you're looking for here.

Guitar Tab - 'M' Bands
If you're searching for guitar tab by bands that begin with the letter M, you'll find the guitar tab you're looking for here.

Guitar Tab - N Bands
If you're searching for guitar tab by bands that begin with the letter N, you'll find the guitar tab you're looking for here.

Guitar Tab - O Bands
If you're searching for guitar tab by bands that begin with the letter O, you'll find the guitar tab you're looking for here.

Guitar Tab - 'P' Bands
If you're searching for guitar tab by bands that begin with the letter P, you'll find the guitar tab you're looking for here.

Guitar Tab - 'Q' Bands
If you're searching for guitar tab by bands that begin with the letter Q, you'll find the guitar tab you're looking for here.

Acoustic Guitar Repair
acoustic guitar repair problems fix acoustic guitar neck adjustment tuners frets

All in one Tab Software - create and play back guitar tab
Links to software that not only allows you to create guitar tab, but also to play it and other tab over your computer speakers.

Clip Art
Trying to build a guitar-oriented website, and looking for pictures of guitars to use on it? This page will provide you with all the best resources on the web for finding free guitar clip art.

Electric Guitar Repair
Info here relates specifically to problems that occur with electric guitars, including fret, neck, and other issues. Includes a section on wiring, and other guitar modifications.

General Guitar Repair
If you're having an issue that is not specific to an acoustic or electric guitar, this page should help you diagnose and solve your problem.

Guitar Effects
Interested in learning about different types of guitar effect pedals and units? Look here for links to manufacturer web sites, effect pedal reviews, and more.

Guitar Lesson Software
There is software available designed to help you learn to play the guitar. Check here for links to demos and full versions of this software.

Guitar Strings
A collection of guitar string resources, including links to discount online vendors, string manufacturer web sites, and more.

Music Creation Software
Some software, like Cakewalk's Guitar Tracks Pro, allows you to turn your computer into a home recording studio. Check here for links and more.

Music Education Software
Software resources for learning music theory, practicing ear training, and more can be found here.

Music Notation Software
If you're a musician looking to notate your music, check this page for software resources dedicated to notating and printing music.

Music Schools - Guitar Schools
For those looking to push their abilities to another level, here is information on post-secondary guitar schools.

Newsgroups
The usenet (ie. newsgroups) offers guitar fans a forum to interact, trade advice and opinions, and to keep in touch with guitar news. Here is information on guitar related newsgroups, from your About.com guide.

Online Music Quizzes
Looking to test your knowledge of the guitar, and popular music? Take a stab at these online quizzes, which include blindfold listening tests and more.

Recommended Books - Music Theory and Education Books
Looking for reading to help further your knowledge of guitar and music theory? Check this list of recommended books.

Home Recording
Want to record yourself playing guitar, or perhaps record your band? Find information related to home recording here.

Acoustic Guitar
If you're interested in the acoustic guitar, here is a well organized listing of resources for the best acoustic sites on the web.

Bass Guitar
Resources for the bass guitarist, including tab sites and more.

Brazilian Guitar
Links to sites around the web which feature Brazilian guitar-related material, including guitar tab, lyrics, bios, and more.

Funk Guitar - Lessons and Links
If you're looking for resources to improve your funk guitar playing, here are some articles and links to help you out.

General Lesson Web sites
The web's top resource for finding free online guitar lessons. This page offers neatly organized links to the best lesson sites on the web.

Lefty Guitar
A collection of all the best left-handed guitar resources on the web, including lessons, retailers, and more.

Vintage Instruments
Looking to buy and sell vintage guitars? Here is a collection of great web resources for vintage guitar enthusiasts.

Auctions
Links to the best, and most active online guitar actions, from your About.com guide.

Guitar Players A to E
The web's best resource for learning about all of your favorite guitarists. Including links to tab, mp3, and more.

Guitar Players F to J
The web's best resource for learning about all of your favorite guitarists. Including links to tab, mp3, and more.

Guitarist Tones & Settings
Ever tried to get your guitar to sound like your favorite guitarist, but couldn't even get close? It can be frustrating, especially if you don't know what type of amp, guitar, or pedals they use. Very few can accurately tell what type of distortion unit a guitarist uses, or what gauge of strings they use, without reading it somewhere or seeing their gear firsthand.

Bass Basics
A collection of bass content designed to help beginner bassists.

Bass Guitar Gear
Get insight into bass guitar gear with this collection of bass guitar gear content

Bass Guitar Lessons
Learn to improve your bass playing with these simple bass guitar lessons

Considering buying a new amplifier? Check out this list of sites that offer reviews of many popular amplifiers.
Considering buying a new amplifier? Check out this list of sites that offer reviews of many popular amplifiers.

Amp Repair
A collection of resources to help you diagnose and fix a problem with your amplifier.

Buying an Amplifier
A collection of resources designed to help you decide which type and model of amp is best for you.

CD Reviews
Read reviews of featured guitar-related CDs by All Music Guide contributer Dan Cross here.

Guitar Effects Reviews
Read what others have to think about guitar effects units available. Most sites allow you to also share your opinions.

Guitar Players K to O
The web's best resource for learning about all of your favorite guitarists. Including links to tab, mp3, and more.

Guitar Players U to Z
If you're looking for info and websites on a guitarist whose last name falls between Steve Vai and Doc Watson, here is where to look.

Guitar Reviews
Browse through this online collection of guitar reviews, to give you a better idea of which guitar could be right for you.

Guitar Instructional Video and DVD Reviews
Thinking of buying an instructional guitar video or DVD? Check here for reviews of the best products available on the market.

Instrument Retailer Reviews
Considering purchasing an instrument from an online vendor? Check here first to see if others have had good or bad experiences with that retailer.

Amp Manufacturers A to Z
A series of links to amp manufacturers web sites, many of which offer details about their models of amps, printable owner's manuals, and more.

Writing the Lyrics
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Writing the Music
If you're having trouble coming up with good melodies or chord progressions for your original music, these songwriting resources should help.

Bass Tab
A collection of links to the dozens of great bass tabs on the web. Organized by sites, and by bands, this page will help you find any bass tablature you're looking for.

Guitar at About QuikLiks
This series of quick lessons explore riffs from famous songs, teaching you to play the songs via tab and mp3 clips. Also, each lesson explores the techniques used for each riff, and explains how you can use similar ideas in your own music.

Guitar Tab - Sites A to Z
An archive of general guitar tab sites who provide tab from numerous bands. Sites are listed alphabetically, according to the name of the web site.

Song Lyrics
An archive of sites that offer song lyrics to music from your favorite bands. Sites are organized by band name.

Top 10 Tab Sites on the Web - Your Best Guitar Tab Resources
Looking for guitar tab to a specific song, but can't seem to find it anywhere? Try your search again on these ten guitar tab sites - the cream of the crop on the web. Emphasis is on guitar tablature sites that add new tabs regularly.

Sweet Child O' Mine by Guns N' Roses Guitar Tab
Learn to play the Guns n' Roses song Sweet Child O' Mine on the guitar

'Handle with Care' by Traveling Wilburys Chords
Learn to play Handle with Care by Traveling Wilburys on guitar

Changing Strings on an Electric Guitar (Tutorial)
Learn to change the strings on your electric guitar, via this illustrated electric guitar string changing tutorial.

Stretching New Electric Guitar String - Changing Strings on an Electric Guitar - a tutorial on how to change electric guitar strings
Learn to change the strings on your electric guitar, via this illustrated electric guitar string changing tutorial.

Removing the Old Guitar String - Changing Strings on an Electric Guitar - a tutorial on how to change electric guitar strings
Learn to change the strings on your electric guitar, via this illustrated electric guitar string changing tutorial.

Feeding the New String Through the Back of the Guitar - Changing Strings on an Electric Guitar - a tutorial on how to change electric guitar strings
Learn to change the strings on your electric guitar, via this illustrated electric guitar string changing tutorial.

Pulling the New String Through the Bridge - Changing Strings on an Electric Guitar - a tutorial on how to change electric guitar strings
Learn to change the strings on your electric guitar, via this illustrated electric guitar string changing tutorial.

Leaving Extra String Length for Wrapping Around the Tuning Peg - Changing Strings on an Electric Guitar - tutorial on changing electric guitar strings
Learn to change the strings on your electric guitar, via this illustrated electric guitar string changing tutorial.

Changing Strings on an Electric Guitar: Crimp and Wind
Learn to change the strings on your electric guitar, via this illustrated electric guitar string changing tutorial.

Using Tension to Control String Winding - Changing Strings on an Electric Guitar - a tutorial on how to change electric guitar strings
Learn to change the strings on your electric guitar, via this illustrated electric guitar string changing tutorial.

A Tutorial on How to Change Electric Guitar Strings
Learn to change the strings on your electric guitar, via this illustrated electric guitar string changing tutorial. Page 8.

Cutting Excess String: Changing Electric Guitar Strings
Learn to change the strings on your electric guitar, via this illustrated electric guitar string changing tutorial. Page 9.

9 Ukulele Chords You Should Know
A brief ukulele lesson outlining how to play a simple C major chord

G Major Chord on Ukulele - 9 Chords on Ukulele You Should Know
A brief ukulele lesson outlining how to play a simple G major chord

F Major Chord on Ukulele - 9 Chords on Ukulele You Should Know
A brief ukulele lesson outlining how to play a simple F major chord

A Minor Chord on Ukulele - 9 Chords on Ukulele You Should Know
A brief ukulele lesson outlining how to play a simple A minor chord

Nine Ukulele Chords You Should Know: E minor
A brief ukulele lesson outlining how to play a simple E minor chord. Page 5.

Nine Ukulele Chords You Should Know: D minor
A brief ukulele lesson outlining how to play a simple D minor chord. Page 6.

A Major Chord on Ukulele - 9 Chords on Ukulele You Should Know
A brief ukulele lesson outlining how to play a simple A major chord

D Major Chord on Ukulele - 9 Chords on Ukulele You Should Know
A brief ukulele lesson outlining how to play a simple D major chord

E Major Chord on Ukulele - 9 Chords on Ukulele You Should Know
A brief ukulele lesson outlining how to play a simple E major chord

Strumming Pattern with Alternating Bass
Learn to play some basic strumming patterns on guitar that integrate alternate bass picking patterns

Exercise #1
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Strum with Alternate Bass Pattern #2
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Alternate Bass Patterns for Different Chords
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Walking Bass Pattern
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Profile of Jeff Skunk Baxter
A profile on guitarist Jeff Baxter, best known for his dazzling guitar playing in Steely Dan and the Doobie Brothers. Featuring freely downloadable audio, video, tablature, lyrics, and much more.

Tuning a Bass - The Four Common Methods
Use this tutorial to learn several ways of tuning a bass. Go over simple, easy ways of tuning a bass as well as harder, more accurate methods.

Tuning a Bass - Tuning a Bass With Reference Pitches
Use this tutorial to learn several ways of tuning a bass. Learn to tune a bass guitar using reference pitches. Page 2.

Tuning a Bass - Tuning a Bass With the Fifth Fret
Use this tutorial to learn several ways of tuning a bass. Learn to tune a bass guitar using the fifth fret. Page 3.

Tuning a Bass - Tuning a Bass With a Tuner
Use this tutorial to learn several ways of tuning a bass. Learn to tune a bass guitar using an electronic tuner. Page 4.

Tuning a Bass - Tuning a Bass With Harmonics
Use this tutorial to learn several ways of tuning a bass. Learn to tune a bass guitar using harmonics. Page 5.

Position One (1) of the Bass Major Scale
An overview of the major scale for the bass, one of the most important bass scales. Look at the first hand position for a major scale.

Changing Strings on an Acoustic Guitar
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

How to Play Hammer-Ons on the Bass
A quick, easy lesson on hammer-ons on the bass guitar. Learn how to play hammer-ons on the bass and practice with some useful exercises.

Hammer-Ons | Bass Hammer-On Exercises
Improve your bass hammer-on technique. Use these easy hammer-on exercises to master the motion. Page 2.

Choosing the Right Guitar Strings
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

Guitar - String Material and Methods
All guitar strings are either unwound or wound. The method used to wind the strings leads to differences tone and impacts the playability of your guitar.

Tips on Playing a 12 Bar Blues
Some advice when playing a 12 bar blues rhythm guitar pattern

12-Bar Blues Shuffle Guitar Lesson: Intro and Outro
A quick lesson on how to play a basic blues rhythm pattern on guitar, including an intro and outro

Blues Shuffle Guitar Lesson - 12-Bar Blues Chord Progression
The chord structure for a typical 12 bar blues progression. Page 2.

The Blues Shuffle Pattern
A basic rhythm guitar pattern to use when playing a 12 bar blues

Playing a 12 Bar Blues - Putting it Together
Tab and audio instruction for learning to play a 12 bar blues in the key of A

Left Hand Bass Technique Exercises
A guide to left hand bass technique for beginning bass players. Improve your left hand bass technique with these handy exercises. Page 3.

Writing Better Songs - Paul McCartney Writing Analysis
A study on how to write a melody that others will remember, and keep humming long after you're done playing. Includes an analysis of songs by Radiohead, The Beatles, and The Beach Boys. A great resource for songwriters.

Writing an Effective Melody for Better Songs
A study on how to write a melody that others will remember, and keep humming long after you're done playing. Includes an analysis of songs by Radiohead, The Beatles, and The Beach Boys. A great resource for songwriters.

Writing Better Songs - Part III - Writing an Effective Melody
A study on how to write a melody that others will remember, and keep humming long after you're done playing. Includes an analysis of songs by Radiohead, The Beatles, and The Beach Boys. A great resource for songwriters.

Writing Better Songs - Studying Brian Wilson Songwriting - Part III - Writing an Effective Melody
A study on how to write a melody that others will remember, and keep humming long after you're done playing. Includes an analysis of songs by Radiohead, The Beatles, and The Beach Boys. A great resource for songwriters.

Writing Better Songs - High and Dry (Radiohead)
A study on how to write a melody that others will remember, and keep humming long after you're done playing. Includes an analysis of songs by Radiohead, The Beatles, and The Beach Boys. A great resource for songwriters.

Bass Tab - Bends and Reverse Bends in Bass Tab
Learn how to read bass tab. Learn how bends and reverse bends are represented in bass tab.

Bass Tab - Slaps and Pops in Bass Tab
Learn how to read bass tab. Learn how slaps and pops are represented in bass tab.

Other Symbols in Bass Tab and How to Read Them
Learn how to read bass tab. Learn how harmonics, mutes and vibrato are represented in bass tab.

How to Read Bass Tab - Tutorial Introduction
Learn how to read bass tab. Get all the information you need on how to read bass tab with this easy, in-depth tutorial.

Bass Tab - How to Read Bass Tab
Learn how to read bass tab. Look at the layout of bass tab and learn how it is set up.

Bass Tab - How to Read Bass Tab
Learn how to read bass tab. Find out how to play a song written in bass tab.

Bass Tab - Slides in Bass Tab
Learn how to read bass tab. Learn how slides are represented in bass tab.

Bass Tab - Hammer-Ons and Pull-Offs in Bass Tab
Learn how to read bass tab. Learn how hammer-ons and pull-offs are represented in bass tab.

Bass Tab - Right-Hand Taps in Bass Tab
Learn how to read bass tab. Learn how right-hand taps are represented in bass tab.

Basics of Left-Handed Bass Technique
A guide to left hand bass technique for beginning bass players. Get advice about good left hand placement and fretting technique.

Left Hand Bass Technique - Learn the Basics of Left Hand Bass Technique
A guide to left hand bass technique for beginning bass players. Get advice about fingering notes on the fretboard and healthy bass playing habits. Page 2.

Notes on the Sixth and Fifth Strings of the Guitar
Learn how to play chords and solos all over the neck of the guitar by memorizing the names of the notes on the sixth and fifth strings

Guitar Fretboard Memorization Techniques
Tips and tricks to help you memorize the names of the notes on the guitar fretboard

Learn the Note Names on the Guitar Fretboard
By learning the names of the notes on the guitar fretboard, guitarists can begin to play chords and solos all over the guitar neck

'Happy Birthday to You' Guitar Tabs
Chords and lyrics for the classic birthday song, in several keys.

A Slightly More Advanced Guitar Strumming Pattern
Having trouble getting your guitar playing to sound as good as other guitarists you hear? There's a good chance part of your problem is you haven't learned to strum properly. Get back to basics with this beginner strumming tutorial.

Guitar Strumming Pattern Exercise Number One
Having trouble getting your guitar playing to sound as good as other guitarists you hear? There's a good chance part of your problem is you haven't learned to strum properly. Get back to basics with this beginner strumming tutorial.

Strumming 101 - a Beginner Guitar Strumming Tutorial
Having trouble getting your guitar playing to sound as good as other guitarists you hear? There's a good chance part of your problem is you haven't learned to strum properly. Get back to basics with this beginner strumming tutorial.

More on the Basics of Guitar Strumming
Having trouble getting your guitar playing to sound as good as other guitarists you hear? There's a good chance part of your problem is you haven't learned to strum properly. Get back to basics with this beginner strumming tutorial.

Guitar Strumming 101 - Strumming Pattern Exercise Number Two
Having trouble getting your guitar playing to sound as good as other guitarists you hear? There's a good chance part of your problem is you haven't learned to strum properly. Get back to basics with this beginner strumming tutorial.

Make it Funky - A Primer on Playing Funk Guitar
An online funk guitar lesson designed to introduce guitarists to the world of funk music. Included are common funk chords, funk rhythms, mp3 clips and tablature of music by James Brown, Kool and the Gang, The Temptations and more.

Funk Guitar Lesson - Ninth Chords aka 9th Chords
A funk guitar tutorial on using funk chords. This page of the funk guitar lesson focuses on using ninth or 9th chords.

Funk Guitar Lesson - Thirteenth Chords aka 13th Chords
A funk guitar tutorial on using funk chords. This page of the funk guitar lesson focuses on using thirteenth or 13th chords.

Funk Guitar Lesson - Learning the Basics
A funk guitar tutorial on using funk chords. This page of the funk guitar lesson focuses on using basic chords in a funk style.

Online Funk Rhythm Lessons - An Online Guide to Playing Funk Guitar
A carefully selected list of links to the best free resources for learning to play funk guitar. Includes a large number of instructional videos and other tutorials.

Diatonic Chords of the Harmonic Minor Scale
The harmonic minor scale generates a bunch of weird sounding chords that aren't very useful. Here they are, for your viewing pleasure.

Understanding the Major Scale for the Bass
An overview of the major scale for the bass, one of the most important bass scales. Learn how to play a major scale on a bass. Look at the fingering patterns for a major scale.

Bass Scales - Major Scale - Position 2
An overview of the major scale for the bass, one of the most important bass scales. Look at the second hand position for a major scale.

Bass Scales - Major Scale - Position 3
An overview of the major scale for the bass, one of the most important bass scales. Look at the third hand position for a major scale.

Bass Scales - Major Scale - Position 4
An overview of the major scale for the bass, one of the most important bass scales. Look at the fourth hand position for a major scale.

Bass Scales - Major Scale - Position 5
An overview of the major scale for the bass, one of the most important bass scales. Look at the fifth hand position for a major scale.

Bass Scales - Major Scale
An overview of the major scale for the bass, one of the most important bass scales. Get advice on practicing the major scale on the bass.

Guitar - Songs You Can Play With Six Chords
Learn songs that help reinforce the techniques we learned in guitar lesson two.

Approaching and Learning the Basics of Classical Guitar
This column focuses on beginning to play classical guitar for those unfamiliar with the genre. Includes links to free sheet music, and much more.

Changing Guitar Strings on an Acoustic Guitar - Wrapping the Sixth String
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

Changing Strings on an Acoustic Guitar - Replacing the Sixth String
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

Changing Strings on an Acoustic Guitar - Replacing the Sixth String
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

Changing Strings on an Acoustic Guitar - Slide Sixth String Through Tuning Peg
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

Changing Guitar Strings on an Acoustic Guitar - Wrapping the Sixth String
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

Changing Guitar Strings on an Acoustic Guitar - Wrapping the Sixth String
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

Changing Guitar Strings on an Acoustic Guitar - Wrapping the Sixth String
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

Changing Guitar Strings on an Acoustic Guitar - Wrapping the Sixth String
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 to Strum - Beginner Guitar Lesson
Learn the basics of strumming guitar. Part of a series of lessons designed to teach novices to play guitar

Guitar Lesson - Learning to Strum
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.

Names of the Guitar Strings - Beginner Guitar Lessons
Learn the names of each of the six strings on guitar. Part of a series of lessons designed to teach novices to play guitar. Page 3.

Learning an E minor Chord - Beginner Guitar Lessons
Learn to play an E minor chord. Part of a series of lessons designed to teach novices to play guitar

A Minor Chord - Beginner Guitar Lesson
Learn to play an A minor chord. Part of a series of lessons designed to teach novices to play guitar.

Guitar Lesson - Learning a D Minor Chord
Learn to play an D minor chord. Part of a series of lessons designed to teach novices to play guitar.

Learning the Harmonic Minor Scale on Guitar
Learning the harmonic minor scale should help take your guitar playing to the next level. Check out this feature on the many uses of the harmonic minor scale.

Writing Better Songs With a Guitar - Part I
An in depth article on how to write better chord progressions for your songs. No experience in theory needed. A useful resource for all songwriters.

Writing Better Songs in Major Keys - Chord Progressions
An in depth article on how to write better chord progressions for your songs. No experience in theory needed. A useful resource for all songwriters. Page 2.

Writing Songs Around a Chord Progression
An in depth article on how to write better chord progressions for your songs. No experience in theory needed. A useful resource for all songwriters.

Writing Better Songs: Analyzing Brown Eyed Girl
In order to better understand how to write songs around a chord progression, we analyze Van Morrison's Brown Eyed Girl, in this lesson on songwriting.

Writing Better Songs: Analyzing Here, There, and Everywhere
In order to better understand how to write songs around a chord progression, we analyze The Beatles' Here, There, and Everywhere, in this lesson on songwriting.

Writing Better Songs: Analyzing Pachelbell's Canon in D / Basketcase
In order to better understand how to write songs around a chord progression, we analyze the similarities between Pachelbell's Canon in D, and Green Day's Basketcase, in this lesson on songwriting.

Harmonic Minor Scale Explored - Using the Harmonic Minor Scale in the Real World
An in depth study into the uses of the harmonic minor scale on guitar. Here you can learn about using the harmonic minor scale over common chord progressions.

Harmonic Minor Scale Explored - First Position of the Harmonic Minor
An in depth study into the fingerings used for playing the harmonic minor scale on guitar.

Harmonic Minor Scale Explored - Second Position of the Harmonic Minor
An in depth study into the fingerings used for playing the harmonic minor scale on guitar.

Harmonic Minor Scale Explored - Theory Behind the Harmonic Minor Scale
An in depth study into the theory behind the harmonic minor scale.

Harmonic Minor Scale Explored - Harmonic Minor Scale All Over the Guitar
The harmonic minor scale can be played all over the guitar fretboard. Here is an illustration of how to play one harmonic minor scale, in various positions, all over the guitar fretboard.

Using the Harmonic Minor Scale Over Minor Chords
An in depth study into the uses of the harmonic minor scale on guitar. Here we learn how to use the harmonic minor scale over minor chord progressions.

Harmonic Minor Scale Explored - Listening to and Practicing Harmonic Minor Solos
An in depth study into the uses of the harmonic minor scale on guitar. Here you can listen to guitar solos using the harmonic minor scale, and try practicing playing some solos yourself.

Harmonic Minor Scale Explored - Using the Harmonic Minor Scale Over Dominant 7th Chords
An in depth study into the uses of the harmonic minor scale on guitar. Here you can learn about using the harmonic minor scale over dominant seventh chords.

Learn a Basic 12 Bar Blues Pattern
Learn the chords to a basic 12 bar blues, and learn some common variations to the progression to add some interest

Basic Blues Variations
Learn some of the more common variations in playing a 12 bar blues

Making Chord Changes Simpler by Using a Capo
Outlines how to use a capo to make difficult guitar chords simpler to play. Includes simple instruction for making the best use of your guitar capo.

What Do You Need to Play Bass Guitar?
Use this list of the bass guitar equipment you need to begin playing. Learn what gear is necessary to begin playing bass guitar and what accessories will come in handy.

How to Use Good Right Hand Bass Technique
Find out about right hand bass technique. Learn the correct hand placement and finger plucking methods. Get exercises to improve your right hand bass technique.

Right Hand Bass Technique Exercises - Practice Exercises for Right Hand Bass Technique
The following bass exercises will help you learn proper right hand bass technique. Page 3.

Right Hand Bass Techniques - Other Right Hand Bass Techniques
A short list of other right hand bass techniques. Page 2.

Another String Bending Example
Another exercise designed to teach the basics of string bending on guitar

String Bending Example
Learn the basics of string bending on guitar with this simple exercise

Learn String Bending to Improve Your Guitar Playing
String bending is a technique whereby guitarists play a fretted note then bend or push the string to change the note's pitch. Learn the basics of string bending on guitar

Pink Floyd's 'Wish You Were Here' Guitar Chords
Learn to play Pink Floyd's Wish You Were Here using guitar tab, and listen to the audio of the song here.

Capo Quiz | How to Use a Capo - Making Chord Changes Simpler by Using a Capo
A short quiz to test your knowledge on how to use your guitar capo

Capo Quiz Answer | How to Use a Capo - Making Chord Changes Simpler by Using a Capo
The answer to a short quiz to test your knowledge on how to use your guitar capo

Capo Quiz | How to Use a Capo - Making Chord Changes Simpler by Using a Capo
Another short quiz to test your knowledge on how to use your guitar capo

Capo Quiz 2 Answer | How to Use a Capo - Making Chord Changes Simpler by Using a Capo
Another answer to a short quiz to test your knowledge on how to use your guitar capo

How to Read Guitar Chord Charts - With Diagram
An explanation of how guitarists should interpret the little chord diagrams you see everywhere in guitar music and tablature.

Finger Names on the Fretting Hand
A quick diagram and description of the names of the fingers on your fretting hand

Essential Beginner Guitar Chords: D major
Here are the eight most essential beginner guitar chords that any new guitarist needs to learn, in order to start playing songs.

Essential Beginner Guitar Chords: E major
Here are the eight most essential beginner guitar chords that any new guitarist needs to learn, in order to start playing songs.

Essential Beginner Guitar Chords: G major
Here are the eight most essential beginner guitar chords that any new guitarist needs to learn, in order to start playing songs.

Essential Beginner Guitar Chords: A minor
Here are the eight most essential beginner guitar chords that any new guitarist needs to learn, in order to start playing songs.

Essential Beginner Guitar Chords: D minor
Here are the eight most essential beginner guitar chords that any new guitarist needs to learn, in order to start playing songs.

Essential Beginner Guitar Chords: E minor
Here are the eight most essential beginner guitar chords that any new guitarist needs to learn, in order to start playing songs.

Positions of the Major Scale - Guitar Lesson
Interested in learning to play the major scale all over the fretboard, and also learn the modes of the major scale in the process? Check out this series of major scale diagrams.

Major Scale in the Second Position - Guitar Lesson
Documentation on playing the major scale in the second position, as part of a lesson on the positions of the major scale

Major Scale in the Third Position - Guitar Lesson
Documentation on playing the major scale in the third position, as part of a lesson on the positions of the major scale

Major Scale in the Fourth Position - Guitar Lesson
Documentation on playing the major scale in the fourth position, as part of a lesson on the positions of the major scale

Major Scale in the Fifth Position - Guitar Lesson
Documentation on playing the major scale in the fifth position, as part of a lesson on the positions of the major scale

Major Scale in the Sixth Position - Guitar Lesson
Documentation on playing the major scale in the sixth position, as part of a lesson on the positions of the major scale

Major Scale in the Seventh Position - Guitar Lesson
Documentation on playing the major scale in the seventh position, as part of a lesson on the positions of the major scale

Top 4 Beginner Bass Guitars
Looking for a beginner bass that will provide you with an excellent instrument to learn on, without breaking the bank? Look no further... here are some specific recommendations for beginner bass guitars, from your About.com Guide to Guitar.

History of the Rickenbacker 360
A profile of the Rickenbacker 360 6/12 string guitar, complete with photos of the instrument and its guitarists

Rickenbacker 360 Electronics
A key feature of the Rickenbacker 360 is stereo output - the two pickups can be output to different sources. Learn more here. Page 2.

Rickenbacker 360 Construction
The hollow-bodied Rickenbacker 360 guitar has a distinct shape with a rounded double-cutaway shape that features a pick guard in a crescent moon shape. Page 3.

The Rickenbacker 360/12
A profile of the 12-string model of the Rickenbacker 360, complete with pictures and more. Page 4.

History of the Rickenbacker 360
A profile of the Rickenbacker 360 6/12 string guitar, complete with photos of the instrument and its guitarists. Page 5.

Gibson Les Paul Standard Profile
A guitar profile of the Gibson Les Paul Standard, considered to be one of the premiere rock and blues guitars ever made. Featuring history, technical details, photos and more

History of the Les Paul Standard
An overview of the history of Gibson guitars, and where the Les Paul Standard fits in. Page 2.

Gibson Les Paul Standard Tonal Characteristics
A broad description of the tonal characteristics of the Les Paul Standard, and what factors contribute to the guitar's sound. Page 3.

Who Plays the Les Paul Standard
A list of some of the most popular guitarists who use the Gibson Les Paul Standard live and in the studio. Page 4.

G Major Chord in open position on guitar
Here's how to play a G major chord in open position

G major chord based on E major shape on guitar
Here's how to play a G major chord based on an E major chord shape using the CAGED system. Page 2.

G major chord based on D major shape on guitar
Here's how to play a G major chord based on a D major chord shape using the CAGED system. Page 3.

G major chord based on C major shape on guitar
Here's how to play a G major chord based on a C major chord shape using the CAGED system. Page 4.

G major chord based on A major shape on guitar
Here's how to play a G major chord based on an A major chord shape using the CAGED system. Page 5.

E major chord in open position on guitar
A simple description of how to play an open E major chord on the guitar.

E Major Chord based on D major shape in CAGED system
Learn to play an open E major chord on the guitar based on a D major shape in the CAGED system. Page 2.

E Major Chord based on C major shape in CAGED system
Learn to play an open E major chord on the guitar based on a C major shape in the CAGED system. Page 3.

E Major Chord based on A major shape in CAGED system
Learn to play an open E major chord on the guitar based on an A major shape in the CAGED system. Page 4.

E Major Chord based on G major shape in CAGED system
A simple description of how to play an open E major chord on the guitar. Page 5.

F# Minor Scale on Bass - Play an F# Minor Scale on the Bass Guitar
Learn how to play an F# minor scale on the bass guitar in each of the different hand positions along the neck. Page 2.

C# Minor Scale on Bass - Play a C# Minor Scale on the Bass Guitar
Play a C# minor scale on the bass guitar. Learn how to play the C# minor scale in each hand position on the fretboard of the bass. Page 3.

C# Minor Scale on Bass - Play a C# Minor Scale on the Bass Guitar
Play a C# minor scale on the bass guitar. Learn how to play the C# minor scale in each hand position on the fretboard of the bass. Page 5.

F# Minor Scale on Bass - Play an F# Minor Scale on the Bass Guitar
Learn how to play an F# minor scale on the bass guitar in each of the different hand positions along the neck. Page 3.

F# Minor Scale on Bass - Play an F# Minor Scale on the Bass Guitar
Learn how to play an F# minor scale on the bass guitar in each of the different hand positions along the neck. Page 6.

C# Minor Scale on Bass - Play a C# Minor Scale on the Bass Guitar
Play a C# minor scale on the bass guitar. Learn how to play the C# minor scale in each hand position on the fretboard of the bass. Page 6.

C# Minor Scale on Bass - Play a C# Minor Scale on the Bass Guitar
Play a C# minor scale on the bass guitar. Learn how to play the C# minor scale in each hand position on the fretboard of the bass. Page 2.

F# Minor Scale on Bass - Play an F# Minor Scale on the Bass Guitar
Learn how to play an F# minor scale on the bass guitar in each of the different hand positions along the neck. Page 5.

C# Minor Scale on Bass - Play a C# Minor Scale on the Bass Guitar
Play a C# minor scale on the bass guitar. Learn how to play the C# minor scale in each hand position on the fretboard of the bass.

C# Minor Scale on Bass - Play a C# Minor Scale on the Bass Guitar
Play a C# minor scale on the bass guitar. Learn how to play the C# minor scale in each hand position on the fretboard of the bass. Page 4.

F# Minor Scale on Bass - Play an F# Minor Scale on the Bass Guitar
Learn how to play an F# minor scale on the bass guitar in each of the different hand positions along the neck.

F# Minor Scale on Bass - Play an F# Minor Scale on the Bass Guitar
Learn how to play an F# minor scale on the bass guitar in each of the different hand positions along the neck. Page 4.

B Major Scale on Bass - Play a B Major Scale on the Bass Guitar
Find out how to play the B major scale on bass. Learn ways of playing a B major scale at different hand positions on the bass guitar.

B Major Scale on Bass - Play a B Major Scale on the Bass Guitar
Find out how to play the B major scale on bass. Learn ways of playing a B major scale at different hand positions on the bass guitar. Page 2.

B Major Scale on Bass - Play a B Major Scale on the Bass Guitar
Find out how to play the B major scale on bass. Learn ways of playing a B major scale at different hand positions on the bass guitar. Page 3.

B Major Scale on Bass - Play a B Major Scale on the Bass Guitar
Find out how to play the B major scale on bass. Learn ways of playing a B major scale at different hand positions on the bass guitar. Page 4.

B Major Scale on Bass - Play a B Major Scale on the Bass Guitar
Find out how to play the B major scale on bass. Learn ways of playing a B major scale at different hand positions on the bass guitar. Page 5.

B Major Scale on Bass - Play a B Major Scale on the Bass Guitar
Find out how to play the B major scale on bass. Learn ways of playing a B major scale at different hand positions on the bass guitar. Page 6.

B Minor Scale on Bass - Play a B Minor Scale on the Bass Guitar
Find out how to play a B minor scale on the bass. Learn to play the B minor scale in each hand position along the bass guitar's fretboard. Page 3.

B Minor Scale on Bass - Play a B Minor Scale on the Bass Guitar
Find out how to play a B minor scale on the bass. Learn to play the B minor scale in each hand position along the bass guitar's fretboard.

B Minor Scale on Bass - Play a B Minor Scale on the Bass Guitar
Find out how to play a B minor scale on the bass. Learn to play the B minor scale in each hand position along the bass guitar's fretboard. Page 2.

B Minor Scale on Bass - Play a B Minor Scale on the Bass Guitar
Find out how to play a B minor scale on the bass. Learn to play the B minor scale in each hand position along the bass guitar's fretboard. Page 6.

B Minor Scale on Bass - Play a B Minor Scale on the Bass Guitar
Find out how to play a B minor scale on the bass. Learn to play the B minor scale in each hand position along the bass guitar's fretboard. Page 5.

B Minor Scale on Bass - Play a B Minor Scale on the Bass Guitar
Find out how to play a B minor scale on the bass. Learn to play the B minor scale in each hand position along the bass guitar's fretboard. Page 4.

Eb Major Scale on Bass - Play an Eb Major Scale on the Bass Guitar
Learn how to play an Eb major scale on bass guitar. Look at how to play an Eb major scale in different hand positions along the fretboard of the bass.

Eb Major Scale on Bass - Play an Eb Major Scale on the Bass Guitar
Learn how to play an Eb major scale on bass guitar. Look at how to play an Eb major scale in different hand positions along the fretboard of the bass. Page 2.

Eb Major Scale on Bass - Play an Eb Major Scale on the Bass Guitar
Learn how to play an Eb major scale on bass guitar. Look at how to play an Eb major scale in different hand positions along the fretboard of the bass. Page 3.

Eb Major Scale on Bass - Play an Eb Major Scale on the Bass Guitar
Learn how to play an Eb major scale on bass guitar. Look at how to play an Eb major scale in different hand positions along the fretboard of the bass. Page 4.

Eb Major Scale on Bass - Play an Eb Major Scale on the Bass Guitar
Learn how to play an Eb major scale on bass guitar. Look at how to play an Eb major scale in different hand positions along the fretboard of the bass. Page 5.

Eb Major Scale on Bass - Play an Eb Major Scale on the Bass Guitar
Learn how to play an Eb major scale on bass guitar. Look at how to play an Eb major scale in different hand positions along the fretboard of the bass. Page 6.

Eb Major Scale on Bass - Play an Eb Major Scale on the Bass Guitar
Learn how to play an Eb major scale on bass guitar. Look at how to play an Eb major scale in different hand positions along the fretboard of the bass. Page 7.

Learning Barre Chords
A guitar lesson intended to show how to play major and minor barre chords on the sixth and fifth strings

Minor Barre Chord on the Fifth String
Learn to play a minor barre chord with root on the fifth string, as part of this guitar lesson on barre chords. Page 2.

Major Barre Chord on the Sixth String
Learn to play a major barre chord with root on the sixth string, as part of this guitar lesson on barre chords. Page 3.

Minor Barre Chord on the Sixth String
Learn to play a minor barre chord with root on the sixth string, as part of this guitar lesson on barre chords. Page 4.

Major Barre Chord on the Fifth String
Learn to play a major barre chord with root on the sixth string, as part of this guitar lesson on barre chords. Page 5.

Rainy Day Woman by Waylon Jennings Guitar Chords
The correct guitar chords for the Waylon Jennings song Rainy Day Woman. Includes performance tips, links to audio, and more

Uncle John's Band by Grateful Dead Guitar Chords
Learn to play Uncle John's Band on guitar, the Grateful Dead tune from 1970's Workingman's Dead.

Hold On by the Alabama Shakes Guitar Tab
Learn how to play Hold On by the Alabama Shakes on guitar. Includes audio, guitar chords and more

Sixteen Saltines by Jack White Guitar Tab
Learn to play Sixteen Saltines by Jack White on guitar.

Do You Really Want To Hurt Me by Culture Club Guitar Chords
Learn the guitar chords for Culture Club's Do You Really Want To Hurt Me

'End of the Line' by Traveling Wilburys Guitar Chords
Learn to play End of the Line by Traveling Wilburys on guitar

Me and Julio Down By the Schoolyard by Paul Simon Guitar Chords
Learn to play Me and Julio Down By the Schoolyard on guitar

I Fall To Pieces by Patsy Cline Guitar Chords
The correct guitar chords for the Patsy Cline song I Fall to Pieces. Includes performance tips, links to audio, and more

12:51 by The Strokes - Guitar Tab and Lyrics
If you're looking for guitar tab or lyrics of the The Strokes song 12:51, you'll find tabs, lyrics, and more here.

Intervention by Arcade Fire Guitar Tab | Easy Songs to Learn on Guitar
Guitar chords and helpful tips for playing The Arcade Fire's Intervention - from their album The Neon Bible.

Sing by Travis - Guitar Tab and Lyrics
Guitar tab and helpful advice to allow beginner guitarists to play the Travis song Sing.

When U Love Somebody by Fruit Bats Guitar Chords
Guitar chords and performance tips for the Fruit Bats song 'When You Love Somebody' from their 2003 album Mouthfuls.

How to Write Songs in Minor Keys Tutorial
An in depth article on how to write better chord progressions in minor keys. Lots of great info here for songwriters of all levels.

Diatonic Chords in a Minor Key
An in depth article on how to write better chord progressions in minor keys. Lots of great info here for songwriters of all levels.

Writing Better Songs: Minor Key Signatures
An in depth article on how to write better chord progressions in minor keys. Lots of great info here for songwriters of all levels.

Writing Better Songs: Minor Key Signatures (cont.)
An in depth article on how to write better chord progressions in minor keys. Lots of great info here for songwriters of all levels.

Major Scale Pattern Using Three Notes Per String
Looking for a way to boost the speed of your guitar playing? Learning scales with a uniform number of notes on each string makes it easier to hone your technique.

Palm Muting Exercise #2
Here's another palm muting exercise that will help you master the technique on guitar

Palm Mute Exercise #1
Learn the basics of palm muting with this exercise

Getting Started Palm Muting
Palm muting is one of the fundamental techniques guitarists need to play pop and rock music. Learn to palm mute here

How to Palm Mute
Palm muting is one of the fundamental techniques guitarists need to play pop and rock music. Learn to palm mute here.

Play a C Major Scale on the Bass Guitar
Learn how to play a C major scale on bass. Look at ways to play a C major scale at different places on the fretboard of a bass guitar.

C Major Scale on Bass - Play a C Major Scale on the Bass Guitar
Learn how to play a C major scale on bass. Look at ways to play a C major scale at different places on the fretboard of a bass guitar.

C Major Scale on Bass - Play a C Major Scale on the Bass Guitar
Learn how to play a C major scale on bass. Look at ways to play a C major scale at different places on the fretboard of a bass guitar.

C Major Scale on Bass - Play a C Major Scale on the Bass Guitar
Learn how to play a C major scale on bass. Look at ways to play a C major scale at different places on the fretboard of a bass guitar.

C Major Scale on Bass - Play a C Major Scale on the Bass Guitar
Learn how to play a C major scale on bass. Look at ways to play a C major scale at different places on the fretboard of a bass guitar.

C Major Scale on Bass - Play a C Major Scale on the Bass Guitar
Learn how to play a C major scale on bass. Look at ways to play a C major scale at different places on the fretboard of a bass guitar.

C Major Scale on Bass - Play a C Major Scale on the Bass Guitar
Learn how to play a C major scale on bass. Look at ways to play a C major scale at different places on the fretboard of a bass guitar.

Learning the Major Pentatonic Scale on Bass
An overview of the major pentatonic scale for the bass, one of the simplest bass scales. Learn how to play a major pentatonic scale on the bass. Look at the different fingering patterns of each position of the major pentatonic scale.

Major Pentatonic Scale on Bass - Position 1
An overview of the major pentatonic scale for the bass, one of the simplest bass scales. Look at the first hand position of the major pentatonic scale.

Major Pentatonic Scale on Bass - Position 2
An overview of the major pentatonic scale for the bass, one of the simplest bass scales. Look at the second hand position of the major pentatonic scale.

Bass Scales - Major Pentatonic Scale - Position 3
An overview of the major pentatonic scale for the bass, one of the simplest bass scales. Look at the third hand position of the major pentatonic scale.

Major Pentatonic Scale on Bass - Position 4
An overview of the major pentatonic scale for the bass, one of the simplest bass scales. Look at the fourth hand position of the major pentatonic scale.

Major Pentatonic Scale on Bass - Position 5
An overview of the major pentatonic scale for the bass, one of the simplest bass scales. Look at the fifth hand position of the major pentatonic scale.

Bass Scales - Major Pentatonic Scale
An overview of the major pentatonic scale for the bass, one of the simplest bass scales. Get tips on practicing the major pentatonic scale.

More Syncopation for your Travis Picking Pattern
Learn to add more syncopation to the Travis picking pattern for guitar. Page 5.

Completing the Travis Picking Pattern
Finish up your Travis fingerpicking pattern. Page 6.

A History of Travis Picking
Learn the history of Travis picking on guitar, and how to play it for yourself

Getting Started With Travis Picking
Get started learning to use Travis picking on the guitar. Page 2.

Travis Picking: Adding the "Pinch"
Learn to add a pinch to the Travis picking pattern for guitar. Page 3.

Adding Syncopation to Your Travis Picking Pattern
Learn to add syncopation to the Travis picking pattern for guitar. Page 4.

Learning to Strum
New to guitar, and want to learn the basics of strumming?

Learning to Strum - Rhythmic Notation
Learn the basics of reading rhythmic notation, and then apply that knowledge to play your first strum on the guitar. Page 2.

Skipping Strums in Your Strumming Pattern
Learn a second strumming pattern by skipping a strum on guitar. Page 3.

Heart of the Matter by Don Henley Guitar Chords
Guitar chords and instructions for learning to play Don Henley's Heart of the Matter

Money For Nothing by Dire Straits Guitar Tab
Learn to play Money for Nothing by Dire Straits on guitar

Stand By Your Man by Tammy Wynette Guitar Chords
The correct guitar chords for the Tammy Wynette song Stand By Your Man. Includes performance tips, links to audio, and more

Tennessee Waltz by Patti Page Guitar Chords
The correct guitar chords for the Patti Page song Tennessee Waltz. Includes performance tips, links to audio, and more

Silent Night - Tips on Playing Silent Night on Guitar
Some help for guitarists looking to learn Silent Night on guitar. Includes advice on the chords and strumming for Silent Night, plus offers some quick history on the Christmas carol

Silent Night Performance Tips - Playing Silent Night on Guitar in Traditional Manner
Insight into how Silent Night was traditionally performed, with tips on how to play it in this style. Page 2.

A History of the Christmas Carol Silent Night
Background on the popular Christmas carol Silent Night. Page 3.

Electric Guitar (Six String) Profile for Beginners
For novice guitarists, a profile of the six string electric guitar, designed to give you the information you need to pick an instrument to learn on

All Through the Night Guitar Chords and Lyrics - as played by Peter, Paul and Mary
Learn the guitar chords and lyrics for the Christmas based lullaby 'All Through the Night' as sung by Peter, Paul and Mary

'Baby Blue' by Badfinger Guitar Tab
Learn to play the song featured in the Breaking Bad finale on guitar. Includes video lessons, tab, audio and more

Blues Scale on Bass - Blues Scale
An overview of the blues scale for the bass, an excellent bass scale to get familiar with. Get tips on practicing the blues scale on bass. Page 7.

Bass Scales - Diminished Scale
Learn about diminished scales on bass, one of the less common bass scales. Find out what diminished scales are and what makes them interesting.

Bass Scales - Diminished Scale
Learn about diminished scales on bass, one of the less common bass scales. Find out what diminished scales are and what makes them interesting. Page 2.

Bass Scales - Diminished Scale
Learn about diminished scales on bass, one of the less common bass scales. Find out how to play diminished scales on bass. Page 3.

Bass Scales - Diminished Scale
Learn about diminished scales on bass, one of the less common bass scales. Find out how to play diminished scales on bass. Page 4.

Bass Scales - Diminished Scale
Learn about diminished scales on bass, one of the less common bass scales. Find out how to use diminished scales in your bass playing. Page 5.

Bass Scales - Lydian Scale
An introduction to the lydian Scale, a less well-known bass scale. Learn what a lydian scale is and how to play one.

Bass Scales - Lydian Scale - Position 1
An introduction to the lydian Scale, a less well-known bass scale. Learn the hand positions to play a lydian scale. Page 2.

Bass Scales - Lydian Scale - Position 2
An introduction to the lydian Scale, a less well-known bass scale. Learn the hand positions to play a lydian scale. Page 3.

Bass Scales - Lydian Scale - Position 3
An introduction to the lydian Scale, a less well-known bass scale. Learn the hand positions to play a lydian scale. Page 4.

Bass Scales - Lydian Scale - Position 4
An introduction to the lydian Scale, a less well-known bass scale. Learn the hand positions to play a lydian scale. Page 5.

Bass Scales - Lydian Scale - Position 5
An introduction to the lydian Scale, a less well-known bass scale. Learn the hand positions to play a lydian scale. Page 6.