Alfred's Basic Guitar Method 1 (3rd Edition)
The Most Popular Method for Learning How to Play
By Morty Manus and Ron Manus
Item: 00-28227
UPC: 038081308036
ISBN 10: 0739047949
ISBN 13: 9780739047941
PRICE: $9.95
Series: Alfred's Basic Guitar Library
Category: Guitar Method or Supplement
Format: Book & Enhanced CD
Instrument: Guitar
Recognized for over 50 years as the best-paced and most comprehensive guitar method available, Alfred's Basic Guitar Method has introduced over 3 million beginners to the joy of playing guitar. This updated and expanded edition features a new layout, making it easier to read and learn. Now included are blues, country, folk, jazz, and rock styles, plus more pop songs! An enhanced CD is provided, and correlating theory, chord, and pop books ensure that you'll get everything you need from one complete method. Learning to play has never been easier or more fun than with Alfred's Basic Guitar Method---the first and best choice for today's beginning guitar students.

Book 1 covers how to hold your guitar, tuning your guitar, basics of reading music, notes on all six strings, chords, scales and songs, bass-chord accompaniments, duets, photos and diagrams, and acoustic and electric guitars. Titles: Singin' in the Rain * Take Me Home Country Roads * Over the Rainbow * Annie's Song * When the Saints Go Marching In.
Love Somebody
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 2
The Sixth String E
Down Low
Bottom to Top
The Yellow Rose of Texas
Sound-Off: How to Count Time
Walkin' Bass Rock
Eighth Notes
Happy Birthday to You
Eighth-Note Bounce
The Second String B
Two-String Rock
Beautiful Brown Eyes
Guitar Rock
How to Hold Your Guitar
Jingle Bells
More Dynamic Signs
The Right Hand
The Left Hand
How to Tune Your Guitar to a Keyboard
Getting Acquainted with Music
Echo Waltz
Signs of Silence
The Desert Song (Study in Counting)
Echo Rock
The First String E
She'll Be Comin' 'Round the Mountain
Bohemian Folk Song
Low-Down Rock
Rockin' in Dorian Mode
The Parts of Your Guitar
Three-Tempo Rock
The Blue Danube Waltz
Bass-Chord Accompaniment
Can-Can (duet)
Good Night, Ladies
Daisy Bell (A Bicycle Built for Two)
Four-String G & G7 Chords
Oh, Susanna
Auld Lang Syne
Singin' in the Rain
Take Me Home, Country Roads
The Fourth String D
Old MacDonald Had a Farm
Hold Sign (Fermata)
Reuben, Reuben
Certificate of Promotion
Common Time
G Whiz
The Riddle Song
Incomplete Measures
A-tisket, A-tasket
Tempo Signs
Au clair de la lune
Annie's Song
The Third String G
Pachelbel's Canon
Quarter Rest
Rock 'n' Rhythm
Three-String G7 Chord
Two-Chord Rock
Key Signatures
Eighth Rests
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 1
Three-String G Chord
Rockin' with G & C
Down in the Valley
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 3
Bill Bailey
La Bamba
Dotted Quarter Notes
Laughing Polka
The Fifth String A
Volga Boatmen
Peter Gray
Boogie Style
Introducing High A
Three-String Rock
Sharps, Flats, and Naturals
The Chromatic Scale
Chromatic Rock
My Melancholy Baby
Over the Rainbow
Back to the '50s
Repeat Signs
Playing with E, F, G
Still More
No More
Four-String C Chord
When the Saints Go Marching In (duet or trio)
More Bass-Chord Accompaniments
Aura Lee
Four-String D7 Chord
Introducing Chords
Chord Study No. 1
Chord Study No. 2
Three-String C Chord
Four-Beat Blues
Amazing Grace
Rockin' the Bach
Buffalo Gals
Ode to Joy
The Major Scale