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