Alfred's Basic Guitar Method 1 (3rd Edition)
The Most Popular Method for Learning How to Play
By Morty Manus and Ron Manus
Item: 00-33304
UPC: 038081308029
ISBN 10: 0739047930
ISBN 13: 9780739047934
PRICE: $6.99
Series: Alfred's Basic Guitar Library
Category: Guitar Method or Supplement
Format: Book
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! New DVDs with iPod-compatible video are now available for the visual learner, 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.
Echo Rock
Down in the Valley
The Parts of Your Guitar
How to Hold Your Guitar
The Right Hand
She'll Be Comin' 'Round the Mountain
Four-String C Chord
When the Saints Go Marching In (duet or trio)
Three-String C Chord
Ode to Joy
Quarter Rest
Rock 'n' Rhythm
La Bamba
Dotted Quarter Notes
Auld Lang Syne
Singin' in the Rain
Common Time
G Whiz
Bohemian Folk Song
Daisy Bell (A Bicycle Built for Two)
Four-String G & G7 Chords
Laughing Polka
The Fifth String A
Volga Boatmen
Peter Gray
Low-Down Rock
Boogie Style
Incomplete Measures
A-tisket, A-tasket
The Yellow Rose of Texas
The Sixth String E
Down Low
Walkin' Bass Rock
Playing with E, F, G
Still More
No More
Sound-Off: How to Count Time
The Second String B
Two-String Rock
Pachelbel's Canon
Annie's Song
Sharps, Flats, and Naturals
The Chromatic Scale
Eighth Notes
Happy Birthday to You
Eighth-Note Bounce
How to Tune Your Guitar to a Keyboard
Getting Acquainted with Music
The First String E
My Melancholy Baby
Over the Rainbow
Four-String D7 Chord
Four-Beat Blues
Beautiful Brown Eyes
Guitar Rock
Jingle Bells
Bottom to Top
Tempo Signs
Three-Tempo Rock
The Blue Danube Waltz
Bass-Chord Accompaniment
Introducing High A
Rockin' in Dorian Mode
The Riddle Song
Repeat Signs
Aura Lee
Introducing Chords
Chord Study No. 1
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 1
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 2
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 3
Chord Study No. 2
Bill Bailey
Three-String G7 Chord
Take Me Home, Country Roads
Two-Chord Rock
Love Somebody
Three-String G Chord
Rockin' with G & C
Certificate of Promotion
Amazing Grace
The Third String G
Au clair de la lune
Three-String Rock
Rockin' the Bach
Buffalo Gals
The Major Scale
Key Signatures
More Dynamic Signs
Back to the '50s
Eighth Rests
Chromatic Rock
The Left Hand
More Bass-Chord Accompaniments
Echo Waltz
Signs of Silence
The Desert Song (Study in Counting)
Oh, Susanna
The Fourth String D
Old MacDonald Had a Farm
Hold Sign (Fermata)
Reuben, Reuben
Good Night, Ladies
Can-Can (duet)