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