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