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Alfred's Basic Rock Guitar Method 1



The Most Popular Series for Learning how to Play.

For Individual or Class Instruction.

By Nathaniel Gunod, L C Harnsberger & Ron Manus.

Book & CD.

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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 Book 1 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 fingering that is 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. 


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

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