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