Let's learn a funky 12-bar blues in the key of F for today's guitar lesson on how to play "Back Door Santa" as recorded by Clarence Carter. I've combined a few of the guitar parts on the original recording into one fun funky rhythm guitar part. Let's break it down!
Originally written by Willie Dixon, this song has become a blues standard and a must-know riff for every blues guitar player. To play this riff we are going to tune down to a drop D tuning. I'll show you how to play it step-by-step in today's lesson. Let's break it down!
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Rolling Stone magazine included this classic song as #372 on it's list of the "500 Greatest Songs of All Time," and all you need are a couple chords and a driving eighth note rhythm pattern to play the whole guitar part. There are two main sections to the song and I'll break each of them down for you so you can get playing it today!
Let's learn this classic holiday song as recorded by Elvis Presley on guitar! Blue Christmas is in the key of of E, and I am going to break down the main acoustic guitar part you hear in the song. For the majority of this lesson we will be using the basic I, IV, and V chords E, A, and B, so grab your guitar and let's break it down!
Let's learn the main acoustic guitar part to this classic song from Alanis Morissette called "Ironic". For this song, we are going to use a capo on the 4th fret and also I'll being demonstrating this in a fingerstyle way of playing, so I won't be using a pick. You can of course use a pick if that is what is most comfortable for you, either way sounds great. Let's break it down!
How To Play Jump Jive And Wail On Guitar!
Learn how to play in a jump blues style with this blues standard originally written by Louis Prima. This song is in the key of Bb, and we will be using the standard I, IV, V, and ii chords so, Bb, Eb, F, and Cm, but we are going to play primarily a jump blues style bass line through the chords.
Now you can play this guitar part along with either version the Louis Prima or the Brian Sezter the only difference with the Setzer version is that he modulates. Setzer changes keys towards the end of the tune from Bb up to the key of B.
Let's break it down!
In today's lesson we'll continue to unlock these secret Hendrix chord shapes, and discover some essential tools that Hendrix used to create incredibly inventive guitar parts in "The Wind Cries Mary."
In case you missed part 1 you can check that out here: https://youtu.be/AmR7Yvj5rtE
In this lesson we will dive into the rhythm guitar parts played underneath the solo section that showcase some of Hendrix's genius ability to put a chord progression together. Also, we are going to look at how the chords move in a cycle of minor thirds, which creates this really unique sound common in many hit songs. I'll break it all down for you step-by-step right here!
Cat Stevens is a masterful songwriter and in today's lesson I am going to show you a way of combining some of the lead parts together with some essential folk guitar chords in how to play "Father And Son" on guitar. Let's break it down!
Today is song #3 in the Abbey Road Series and it's how to play "Maxwell's Silver Hammer" on guitar by the Beatles!
If this is the first video you have seen in this series, I am posting a brand new song lesson each week on how to play every single song from the Beatles album Abbey Road!
This song uses that classic Beatles technique where you walk the bass up and down through notes of the scale. We'll primarily be using notes in the key of D for these bass lines in between the chords.
I'll break it down for you step-by-step in today's guitar lesson!
Learn this classic song from the Drifters on guitar. First we are going to start off by playing the bass line on guitar, then we'll move into breaking down each section and make sure you stay until the end so you can learn the lead parts as well.