Alfred's Basic Guitar Method 1 (3rd Edition)
The Most Popular Method for Learning How to Play
By Morty Manus and Ron Manus
Item: 00-28227
UPC: 038081308036
ISBN 10: 0739047949
ISBN 13: 9780739047941
PRICE: $9.95
Series: Alfred's Basic Guitar Library
Category: Guitar Method or Supplement
Format: Book & Enhanced 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 3 million beginners to the joy of playing guitar. This updated and expanded edition features a new layout, making it easier to read and learn. Now included are blues, country, folk, jazz, and rock styles, plus more pop songs! An enhanced CD is provided, and correlating theory, chord, and pop books ensure that you'll get everything you need from one complete method. Learning to play has never been easier or more fun than with Alfred's Basic Guitar Method---the first and best choice for today's beginning guitar students.

Book 1 covers how to hold your guitar, tuning your guitar, basics of reading music, notes on all six strings, chords, scales and songs, bass-chord accompaniments, duets, photos and diagrams, and acoustic and electric guitars. Titles: Singin' in the Rain * Take Me Home Country Roads * Over the Rainbow * Annie's Song * When the Saints Go Marching In.
Still More
Happy Birthday to You
No More
Sound-Off: How to Count Time
The Second String B
Eighth-Note Bounce
Walkin' Bass Rock
More Dynamic Signs
Bottom to Top
Tempo Signs
Three-Tempo Rock
Two-String Rock
Pachelbel's Canon
Beautiful Brown Eyes
Guitar Rock
Annie's Song
Sharps, Flats, and Naturals
The Chromatic Scale
Chromatic Rock
Three-String G7 Chord
Two-Chord Rock
Love Somebody
Auld Lang Syne
Singin' in the Rain
Take Me Home, Country Roads
Certificate of Promotion
Three-String G Chord
Laughing Polka
The Fifth String A
Volga Boatmen
Peter Gray
Low-Down Rock
Four-String G & G7 Chords
Bohemian Folk Song
Good Night, Ladies
Daisy Bell (A Bicycle Built for Two)
Rock 'n' Rhythm
Dotted Quarter Notes
Hold Sign (Fermata)
Reuben, Reuben
Common Time
Boogie Style
Introducing High A
Rockin' in Dorian Mode
Incomplete Measures
A-tisket, A-tasket
The Yellow Rose of Texas
The Sixth String E
Rockin' with G & C
When the Saints Go Marching In (duet or trio)
More Bass-Chord Accompaniments
Eighth Notes
The First String E
Playing with E, F, G
The Riddle Song
Chord Study No. 2
Three-String C Chord
Ode to Joy
Quarter Rest
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 2
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 3
Bill Bailey
La Bamba
How to Hold Your Guitar
The Right Hand
The Left Hand
How to Tune Your Guitar to a Keyboard
The Desert Song (Study in Counting)
Echo Rock
She'll Be Comin' 'Round the Mountain
Four-String C Chord
The Blue Danube Waltz
Bass-Chord Accompaniment
Can-Can (duet)
Echo Waltz
The Parts of Your Guitar
Signs of Silence
Back to the '50s
Repeat Signs
Aura Lee
Introducing Chords
Buffalo Gals
The Major Scale
Key Signatures
Eighth Rests
Chord Study No. 1
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 1
G Whiz
Down Low
Over the Rainbow
Four-String D7 Chord
Four-Beat Blues
Amazing Grace
The Third String G
Au clair de la lune
Three-String Rock
Jingle Bells
My Melancholy Baby
Old MacDonald Had a Farm
Rockin' the Bach
Getting Acquainted with Music
Down in the Valley
Oh, Susanna
The Fourth String D