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