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Training Your Ear: Three Easy Tips for Beginner Guitarists

Every guitarist needs a handful of things to be successful that have nothing to do with their instrument or equipment. Drive and focus are no-brainers, but there is one thing that sometimes gets overlooked: the ability to really listen to music — to the intervals, chords, scales, and rhythms. Listening in this way trains your ears, making

 
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Learn the Bo Diddley Rhythm with New Chords

In this week’s edition of Strummin’ with Steve we take a look at a more advanced version of “The Bo Diddley Beat.” This time Steve teaches how to play the rhythm with a barrage of barre chords. These chords are harder to finger, but barre chords make it incredibly easy to get a muted sound

 
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Learn an Entire Guitar Solo Part 3

In this edition of Liepe’s Licks Chris covers the third part of our full guitar solo. In this lesson he teaches a lick that acts as a transition point for the solo. It serves to separate the sections and bridge them together at the same time. If you are interested in playing lead guitar, this

 
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The Bo Diddley Beat Part 2

In last weeks episode Mr. Eulberg talked about the “Bo Diddley Beat.” This week, he returns to the subject and teaches an alternative rhythmic variation. This lick is brought to you by JamPlay.com, the leader in video guitar lessons.

 
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Learn an Entire Guitar Solo Part 2

If you missed part 1 of this series, be sure to check it out before moving on. In this week’s episode of Liepe’s Licks, Chris moves on and teaches the second lick in this rock guitar solo. This section features a rake and several intense bends. Download the backing track. If you want to learn

 
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Learn the Bo Diddley Beat

In this edition of Strummin’ with Steve we take a look at the “Bo Diddley Beat.” Steve investigates this quintessential rhythm pattern and demonstrates how it can be used on the acoustic guitar. This rhythm pattern sounds amazing in and of itself, however be sure to try it out with other chords and progressions that

 
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When Your Bucket List Calls: Four Great Reasons to Start Taking Guitar Lessons NOW

Call it what you want: a “Lifetime To-Do List”, the “Things I’ll Get Around To Someday List” or, simply, your “Bucket List”. It doesn’t matter who you are, everyone has one, and odds are pretty good that learning to play an instrument is on it. How can we be so certain? Well, a Gallup Poll

 
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Learn an Entire Guitar Solo Part 1

In this weeks edition of Liepe’s Licks Chris will teach the first lick of an entirely new guitar solo. This solo has a rock feel and is played over an 8 barre chord progression. He not only teaches how to play the first portion of the lick in this lesson, but also discusses his thoughts

 
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Top Five Questions Asked By Beginner Guitarists

So you’ve decided to take up the guitar – great choice! As with any new adventure, there are going to be a lot of questions that arise as you get started, and in your first few months of playing and learning. That’s what we’re here for! Let’s take a look at the questions that are

 
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Learn a Reggae Inspired Acoustic Chord Progression

Strummin’ with Steve makes its triumphant return on this fine Tuesday. In this edition Steve teaches a Reggae inspired chord progression he calls “The Island Strum.” This version differs from the one taught in the previous lesson in that it uses different chords and makes heavy use of palm muting. Whip out your acoustic guitar,

 
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