Alfred's Basic Guitar Method 1 (3rd Edition)
The Most Popular Method for Learning How to Play
By Morty Manus and Ron Manus
Item: 00-33304
UPC: 038081308029
ISBN 10: 0739047930
ISBN 13: 9780739047934
PRICE: $6.99
Series: Alfred's Basic Guitar Library
Category: Guitar Method or Supplement
Format: Book
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! New DVDs with iPod-compatible video are now available for the visual learner, 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.
Two-Chord Rock
Dotted Quarter Notes
Down in the Valley
Certificate of Promotion
Peter Gray
Low-Down Rock
Boogie Style
Oh, Susanna
The Fourth String D
Old MacDonald Had a Farm
Hold Sign (Fermata)
Still More
No More
Sound-Off: How to Count Time
Eighth Notes
Happy Birthday to You
Eighth-Note Bounce
Four-String D7 Chord
Four-Beat Blues
Amazing Grace
Rockin' the Bach
Back to the '50s
Repeat Signs
Aura Lee
Guitar Rock
Sharps, Flats, and Naturals
Rockin' in Dorian Mode
The Riddle Song
Incomplete Measures
A-tisket, A-tasket
Walkin' Bass Rock
The Second String B
Introducing Chords
Buffalo Gals
The Major Scale
Key Signatures
Eighth Rests
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 1
Chord Study No. 1
Chord Study No. 2
Three-String C Chord
Quarter Rest
Rock 'n' Rhythm
Three-String G7 Chord
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 3
Bill Bailey
La Bamba
Introducing High A
Ode to Joy
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 2
Signs of Silence
The Desert Song (Study in Counting)
Echo Rock
She'll Be Comin' 'Round the Mountain
The Parts of Your Guitar
How to Hold Your Guitar
The Right Hand
The Left Hand
When the Saints Go Marching In (duet or trio)
More Bass-Chord Accompaniments
Two-String Rock
Beautiful Brown Eyes
More Dynamic Signs
Pachelbel's Canon
Annie's Song
The Yellow Rose of Texas
Bass-Chord Accompaniment
Can-Can (duet)
Echo Waltz
The Blue Danube Waltz
Auld Lang Syne
Singin' in the Rain
Take Me Home, Country Roads
Love Somebody
Three-String G Chord
Rockin' with G & C
Daisy Bell (A Bicycle Built for Two)
Four-String G & G7 Chords
Laughing Polka
The Fifth String A
How to Tune Your Guitar to a Keyboard
Four-String C Chord
Volga Boatmen
Good Night, Ladies
The Chromatic Scale
Chromatic Rock
My Melancholy Baby
Jingle Bells
The Third String G
Au clair de la lune
Three-String Rock
Over the Rainbow
Getting Acquainted with Music
The First String E
Playing with E, F, G
Reuben, Reuben
Common Time
G Whiz
Bohemian Folk Song
The Sixth String E
Down Low
Bottom to Top
Tempo Signs
Three-Tempo Rock