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