Guitar Lessons and Tutorials

6 Tips on Changing Guitar Chords Effectively

Photo by clumsy_jim So, you are able to play the Basic Open Chords very well. Not just the easy ones like D, E or C chord but even the tougher ones like G and F chord too. But what about moving from one chord to another? Suddenly you stop your right hand, focus on the left hand, place the fingers on the required frets and before you can strum your newly formed chord, the rhythm has already gone for a toss! Frustrating, isn't it? (more…)
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PianoSheetMusic.info – Excellent Resource for Guitar Sheet Music

Photo by lambdachialpha I had been receiving a lot of requests from my readers to write sheet info of Hollywood songs as well apart from the regular Bollywood stuff. To answer to the requests of my dear readers, I would like you to check out the Free Sheet Music Resource. It is an exhaustive collection of various albums / artists ranging from Jimmy Hendrix, Guns and Roses, Nirvana to Aerosmith, including The Beatles. Moreover, there are lots of Free Guitar Tabs to keep you busy looking for more! There are more than 1000 sheet music available for free download for guitar itself. (more…)
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Starting To Learn Guitar Chords? Practice Basic Open Chords First

Yes, get these chords under your belt and you are on your way to play many songs and impress your friends! You cannot call yourself even a beginner guitarist if you don't know these chords. Mastering chords gives you the license to play your guitar alongside a singer. Some beginners think that playing guitar only means being able to play a tune of their favorite songs. That is just one side of the guitar. Chords, as the definition will tell you, is a combination of three or more notes played together. So, instead of just plucking a particular string, you would strum multiple strings. (more…)
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7 Reasons Why You Should Start Learning Guitar Right Now!

Photo by aimelee Ok, so you have been through it innumerable times. Right from childhood you thought of mastering that wonderful instrument. You always dreamt of playing it and impressing your friends. There comes a long list of excuses, ahem reasons why you didn't do it. Stop giving excuses, will you? (more…)
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How to Decorate Your Music with Suspended Chords

Suspended chords are those which you should know in addition to the major and minor chords. People often tend to feel mystified with these chords thinking they are tough. On the contrary, they are very simple to play and beautifully ornament the major/minor chords associated with them. I will tell you how. (more…)
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Guitar Chords: Soniyo (From the Heart), Raaz 2, The Mystery Continues

There are two versions of this song, but as you might have guessed, I like the slow one (From the Heart) as it gives more scope for guitar playing. Fortunately, this song uses basic chords, though I would suggest to use barre chords instead of open chords if you know how to play it. I have also tabbed the interlude part in between the mukhda and first antra. I didn't give it enough time and it is a simplified version of the original which uses more effect. If any pro guitarist can suggest an improved version, it is most welcome! The strumming is even more simple and uncluttered. I use this: | D U | D DU | The first…
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