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: 00-41457
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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Signs of Silence
Take a Rest
Ugly Times
Stop-Time Bass Line
King Louie
As I Arrive
Ferrous Guy
They Can Rock
Jamming with E, F, and G
The E Minor Pentatonic Scale
The Fourth String D
Playing Two Notes Together: Blues Patterns
Rainforest Romp
Nice Attire
Eighth Notes
The Sixth String E
Sixth-String Riff 1
Sixth-String Riff 2
Five-String A Chord
Minor and Major
Vacate the Sky
More Riffs
Doo Dah, Poo Bah
Bop the Blitz
Six-String G Chord
Fourth-String Riff
1950s Rock Lick
Foggy Lake
Ladder to the Sky
E Blues Boogie
A Blues Boogie
Move Up the Neck on the 6th String
Practice A, B, and C
Quarter Rest
Ode to Joy
Rockabilly Sound
Two Positions on the 4th String
Move Up the Neck on the 3rd String
Two Positions on the 3rd String
Power Chords
Classic Rock Lick with 5s and 7s
Three-Chord Progression
Down You Go
Rock Duet
More on Power Chords
Power Chords Are Moveable
Power Chord Rock
More Power Chord Rock
The Second String B
Classic Rock Lick
Five-String Rock
Satisfying Lick
Chords in Standard Notation
Chords in Notes
Rockin' the Bach
Party, Party
Don't Miss the Train
Rock and Blues Licks and Tricks
Give Me a Hand, Lady
Rockin' in D
The First String E
Rock Lick 1
Rock Lick 1 with a Bend
Rock Lick 2
Pentatonic Lick 1
Pentatonic Lick 2
1950s Blues-Rock Tune
A Minor Pentatonic Scale
Aura Lee
The Major Scale
C Major Scale Exercise
Six-String Em Chord
A Minor Pentatonic Call and Response
Incomplete Measures or Pickups
House of the Rising Sun
12-Bar Blues Duet
Good Times Bad Times
Quarter-Note Slash
Em Strumming Exercise
Five-String A7 Chord
Strumming the A7 Chord
Strumming Em and A7 Chords
Guitar Fingerboard Chart
Minor Two-Chord Rock
Introducing High A
Rockin' in Dorian Mode
Certificate of Promotion
The Parts of Your Guitar
Eighth-Note Exercise
Move Up the Neck on the 4th String
The Acoustic Guitar
The Electric Guitar
Which Guitar Is Best for Me?
Ellis Island
Four-String D7 Chord
D7 and A7 Chord Exercise
How to Hold Your Guitar
D7 Chord with Notes
The Amplifier
The Right Hand
The Left Hand
How to Tune Your Guitar
Six-String E Chord
Introducing the Eighth-Note Slash
Eighth-Note Slash Exercise
Eleven Classic Rock Strumming Patterns
Rough Evening
Always Been Crazy
Getting Acquainted with Music
Strumming Exercise with E Chord
Still More Riffs
Rockin' Bass Line
Sound-Off: How to Count Time
Four Kinds of Notes
Playing Two Notes Together
Blues in 3
The Third String G
Move Up the Neck on the 5th String
Practice D, E, and F
Two Positions on the 5th String
Repeat Signs
Wet Duet
Crazy Kid
Two Positions on the 6th String
Time Signatures
Keep It to Yourself
The Fifth String A
Jamming on 5 and 6
Two-String Rock
Easy Rock Riffs on the 5th and 6th Strings
Sharps, Flats, and Naturals
The Chromatic Scale
Chromatic Rock
Bluesy Accidentals