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: 00-41457
UPC: 038081463377
ISBN 10: 0739098780
ISBN 13: 9780739098783
PRICE: $24.99
Series: Alfred's Basic Guitar Library
Category: Guitar Method or Supplement
Format: Book, CD & DVD
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 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 fingerings that are 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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Down You Go
Rock Duet
Bop the Blitz
A Minor Pentatonic Scale
A Minor Pentatonic Call and Response
Incomplete Measures or Pickups
House of the Rising Sun
Strumming Em and A7 Chords
Time Signatures
Practice D, E, and F
The Acoustic Guitar
Sharps, Flats, and Naturals
The Parts of Your Guitar
Eleven Classic Rock Strumming Patterns
Rough Evening
Always Been Crazy
Keep It to Yourself
The Fourth String D
Power Chord Rock
Doo Dah, Poo Bah
Still More Riffs
Rockin' Bass Line
Sound-Off: How to Count Time
Four Kinds of Notes
Practice A, B, and C
Two Positions on the 6th String
Move Up the Neck on the 5th String
The Fifth String A
Jamming on 5 and 6
Two-String Rock
Easy Rock Riffs on the 5th and 6th Strings
Two Positions on the 5th String
Move Up the Neck on the 4th String
Two Positions on the 4th String
Move Up the Neck on the 3rd String
Repeat Signs
Two Positions on the 3rd String
The Amplifier
Wet Duet
Crazy Kid
Rockin' the Bach
Classic Rock Lick
Five-String Rock
Satisfying Lick
Don't Miss the Train
Good Times Bad Times
Guitar Fingerboard Chart
Certificate of Promotion
Playing Two Notes Together: Blues Patterns
E Blues Boogie
A Blues Boogie
The Sixth String E
Sixth-String Riff 1
Sixth-String Riff 2
The Right Hand
The Left Hand
How to Tune Your Guitar
Signs of Silence
Take a Rest
Ugly Times
Getting Acquainted with Music
Stop-Time Bass Line
More Riffs
Move Up the Neck on the 6th String
Nice Attire
Eighth Notes
Eighth-Note Exercise
Ellis Island
D7 and A7 Chord Exercise
D7 Chord with Notes
Six-String E Chord
Introducing the Eighth-Note Slash
Rainforest Romp
The Second String B
12-Bar Blues Duet
Three-Chord Progression
1950s Blues-Rock Tune
Six-String Em Chord
Minor Two-Chord Rock
Introducing High A
Rockin' in Dorian Mode
King Louie
As I Arrive
Ferrous Guy
They Can Rock
Classic Rock Lick with 5s and 7s
More on Power Chords
Power Chords Are Moveable
Fourth-String Riff
1950s Rock Lick
Foggy Lake
Ladder to the Sky
More Power Chord Rock
Six-String G Chord
Chords in Standard Notation
Chords in Notes
Jamming with E, F, and G
Rockin' in D
The First String E
Give Me a Hand, Lady
Four-String D7 Chord
Aura Lee
The Major Scale
C Major Scale Exercise
Quarter-Note Slash
Em Strumming Exercise
Five-String A7 Chord
Strumming the A7 Chord
The Electric Guitar
Which Guitar Is Best for Me?
How to Hold Your Guitar
The Chromatic Scale
Chromatic Rock
Bluesy Accidentals
Eighth-Note Slash Exercise
Strumming Exercise with E Chord
Five-String A Chord
Minor and Major
Vacate the Sky
Playing Two Notes Together
Blues in 3
The Third String G
Party, Party
Rock and Blues Licks and Tricks
Rock Lick 1
Rock Lick 1 with a Bend
Quarter Rest
Rock Lick 2
Ode to Joy
Rockabilly Sound
Power Chords
The E Minor Pentatonic Scale
Pentatonic Lick 1
Pentatonic Lick 2