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