Alfred's Basic Rock Guitar Method 1
The Most Popular Series for Learning How to Play
By Nathaniel Gunod, L. C. Harnsberger, and Ron Manus
Item: 00-41455
UPC: 038081463353
ISBN 10: 0739098772
ISBN 13: 9780739098776
PRICE: $14.99
Series: Alfred's Basic Guitar Library
Category: Guitar Method or Supplement
Format: Book & 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 5 million beginners to the joy of playing guitar. Alfred's Basic Rock Guitar Method Book 1 provides a completely new approach to learning guitar for students who want to play in the rock style. By starting on the 6th string, you are immediately able to play riffs and licks that inspire guitarists to continue learning and have fun doing it! The book features clear, well-paced instruction along with large photographs of fingering that is expected in the Alfred's Basic series. The CD includes performances of all the music in the book with authentic-sounding backing tracks. Learning to play has never been easier or more fun than with Alfred's Basic Guitar Methods---the best choice for today's beginning guitar students.

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The Major Scale
C Major Scale Exercise
Six-String Em Chord
Quarter-Note Slash
Em Strumming Exercise
Five-String A7 Chord
Strumming the A7 Chord
Strumming Em and A7 Chords
Minor Two-Chord Rock
The Electric Guitar
Which Guitar Is Best for Me?
How to Hold Your Guitar
Eighth-Note Slash Exercise
Strumming Exercise with E Chord
Five-String A Chord
The Right Hand
The Left Hand
How to Tune Your Guitar
Vacate the Sky
Doo Dah, Poo Bah
Eleven Classic Rock Strumming Patterns
Getting Acquainted with Music
Rough Evening
The Sixth String E
Sixth-String Riff 1
Sixth-String Riff 2
More Riffs
Always Been Crazy
Keep It to Yourself
Sharps, Flats, and Naturals
The Chromatic Scale
The E Minor Pentatonic Scale
Pentatonic Lick 1
Pentatonic Lick 2
1950s Blues-Rock Tune
Classic Rock Lick
Five-String Rock
Satisfying Lick
Don't Miss the Train
Quarter Rest
Six-String G Chord
Ode to Joy
Rockabilly Sound
Power Chords
Chords in Standard Notation
Chords in Notes
Rockin' the Bach
Rockin' Bass Line
Sound-Off: How to Count Time
Four Kinds of Notes
Time Signatures
Bluesy Accidentals
Wet Duet
Signs of Silence
Take a Rest
The Fifth String A
Ugly Times
House of the Rising Sun
12-Bar Blues Duet
A Minor Pentatonic Call and Response
Incomplete Measures or Pickups
Rockin' in D
The First String E
Jamming with E, F, and G
Rock and Blues Licks and Tricks
Rock Lick 1
Rock Lick 1 with a Bend
Down You Go
Rock Duet
Bop the Blitz
Introducing High A
Rockin' in Dorian Mode
Rainforest Romp
More on Power Chords
Power Chords Are Moveable
Power Chord Rock
Blues in 3
The Third String G
More Power Chord Rock
Playing Two Notes Together
Classic Rock Lick with 5s and 7s
Nice Attire
Eighth Notes
Eighth-Note Exercise
Ellis Island
Four-String D7 Chord
Aura Lee
Good Times Bad Times
The Second String B
Rock Lick 2
The Parts of Your Guitar
D7 and A7 Chord Exercise
D7 Chord with Notes
Six-String E Chord
The Acoustic Guitar
Introducing the Eighth-Note Slash
The Amplifier
Minor and Major
1950s Rock Lick
Foggy Lake
Ladder to the Sky
Crazy Kid
Move Up the Neck on the 4th String
Two Positions on the 4th String
Move Up the Neck on the 3rd String
Two Positions on the 3rd String
As I Arrive
Ferrous Guy
They Can Rock
The Fourth String D
Practice A, B, and C
Two Positions on the 6th String
Move Up the Neck on the 5th String
Practice D, E, and F
Fourth-String Riff
Two Positions on the 5th String
Three-Chord Progression
Party, Party
Still More Riffs
Chromatic Rock
Give Me a Hand, Lady
A Minor Pentatonic Scale
Stop-Time Bass Line
Playing Two Notes Together: Blues Patterns
E Blues Boogie
A Blues Boogie
Jamming on 5 and 6
Two-String Rock
Easy Rock Riffs on the 5th and 6th Strings
Repeat Signs
King Louie
Move Up the Neck on the 6th String