Michael Palmisano explains the CAGED system and how guitar players can use it to learn the fretboard along with basic music theory, to get started playing quickly. Tabs, diagrams and a full 10 minute video lesson are included.
Category: Beginner Rhythm Guitar Lessons
A collection of content focusing on the rhythm aspects of guitar at a beginner to intermediate skill level. Topics covered include basic chords, chord progression structure and intro-level music theory.
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It's hard to have Buddy Guy and Jonny Lang in your banner photo and then write anything that comes close to doing them justice. Guy, in particular, is one of the most underrated guitar minds. His work with blues chord progressions and melody has inspired many guitarists that have come … Read More
Particularly in western music, pop, rock and the post-grunge era, chord progressions are simple.
Here's what I mean:
Chord progressions follow or harmonize with bass lines which are often straightforward and easy to decipher. Even in songs that might sound complicated, with tricky rhythms or lengthy melody lines, bass lines will typically be easy … Read More
Guitar Tricks lessons provides over 11,000 instructional videos, properly organized into courses that includes a ton of material on learning chords, chord progressions, rhythm guitar and the applicable theory. They'll even let you try it all out FREE for two weeks →
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Recent Update: October 25, 2017: Changed the open E7 diagram to label the seventh note as a "flatted seventh" so as not to be confused with a natural seventh, which would make it an E major 7th chord.
The E7 chord, or the "Jimi Hendrix chord" as some call it, … Read More
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By the end of this lesson, we’ll have covered the most crucial C sharp minor guitar chords.
We’ll go over the simple versions, the complex, how to play each form and how to apply them once you’ve got them memorized.
Since the conventional versions are tough to play, I’ve written … Read More
When you boil a song down to just chord progressions, most of them tend to become very "fretboard friendly." This is a curated and continually updated list of those songs, from all different styles and genres.
Is it really that simple, finding easy songs to play on guitar? … Read More
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If you’ve dug into rock songs and chord progressions for any length of time, you’ll know that many of them are exactly the same.
Most … Read More