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