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Learning To Play Guitar


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Learn to Play Guitar Like A Pro!!

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Learning To Play Guitar

  1. 1. ==== ====Learn To Play Guitar Like A Pro!! ====Learning to play guitar could possibly be the wisest thing you ever decided to do. But it will not beeasy. Whether you aim to be a professional guitarist or a campfire guitar strummer, there will bepitfalls to cross. This article will touch upon a few of the more common bumps on the guitar playingroad with the hope that you will benefit from being warned about what lies ahead.The reason Learning to play guitar can be one of lifes disappointments is that many people do notknow how to start. Spending a week or so stumbling through the first chords to "Blackbird" by theBeatles and laboriously picking out the "Iron Man" riff, then putting the guitar away in a cupboard isone of your classic urban tragedies.If you are interested in just playing the guitar informally at parties or round the campfire, the bestcourse of action is first, to learn what tabs are and how to read them, and second go online andpick tabs for songs that you know and like, and try to play them.Usually I would not recommend lessons from your local guitar teacher because they are far moreexpensive than even the best courses on the internet, but if you are not going too deeply intoguitar playing, a few lessons will eliminate some of the uncertainty from the first steps in Learningto play guitar.One of the big issues for almost everybody who has started Learning to play guitar is which songto learn first. Your own preferences in music will help, of course but the best songs to start on arethe ones that will impress other people at parties. "Smells Like Teen Spirit", or "Smoke On TheWater". Something instantly recognizable. The thing with metal is the heavy use of power chordswhich only need three fingers to play. Twelve bar blues is good - you can learn different lyricsusing the same chords.Another simple solution is to think of albums that you like to play. Are there tracks that have stand-out guitar parts? Write down the names and hunt for the tabs on the internet. Failing that, just lookfor easy guitar songs. "Wish You Were Here" by Pink Floyd or "Horse With No Name" by Americaare good ones to start with. Go to for a list of easy songs.Let us move onto a problem that strikes the learner guitarist who manages to set a practice routineand actually learns two or three chords. Learning to make the changes between chords is one ofthe loneliest ways in the world to spend your time. Every day you seem to make a little progress,and the next day you always seem to be back to square one. Without an experienced guitar playerto guide you, this is the time you could easily lose all hope of learning to play guitar. This is thebeginning of the uphill climb that confronts all people who learn a new skill. Swimming, driving,guitar playing, they all need regular practice. If you do not have a friend who can help you withyour guitar playing, seek advice from guitar forums or places like Yahoo Answers.
  2. 2. Finally, let us talk about the physical discomfort that can befall new guitar players. One of the firstthings you should ask an experienced guitarist about is how to hold the guitar. If you do not get itright, you are only going to make Learning to play guitar painful. Then there is the matter ofmaking your fingertips hard. For a week or two, every time you start playing the guitar your lefthand fingertips will hurt. Usually just for the first few minutes. This is a process all guitar players gothrough. Do not try dipping your fingers in stuff that is supposed to make the pain go away, just letit go away by itself.Do you want to learn to play the guitar? Learn How To Play A Guitar For Free is a constantlyupdated blog which contains all the resources you need for: learning to play solo guitar, how tolearn guitar chords, how to learn to read and play easy acoustic guitar tabs, finding a free onlineguitar tuner, looking for free guitar lessons online, and how to learn guitar scales.Article Source: ====Learn To Play Guitar Like A Pro!! ====