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