An acoustic guitar isn’t the musical equivalent of training wheels. So let’s take a more detailed look at the differences between acoustics and electric guitars for beginners.
Learn how to play acoustic or electric guitar. We have lessons on everything and anything to do with guitar. We’ve even got stuff for bass players, 12 string guitars, banjo pickers, ukulele lovers and all of you beautiful misunderstood lefties.
Here is a simple guitar arrangement of “Paddy Whack,” a traditional Irish fiddle tune, that’s not too difficult to play.
As a left-handed guitarist, I’m often asked “Why do you play guitar the way you do?” After all, a lot of lefties start out learning to play right-handed.
Besides being a beautiful Christmas hymn, I Heard The Bells on Christmas Day is also a great exercise for working on finger dexterity while shifting chords.
Some Christmas carols are best described as lullabies. “El Noi de la Mare,” or “The Child of the Mother,” is one such traditional Catalonian Christmas song.
This chord melody version of Hark! The Herald Angels Sing might be slightly challenging for most beginners, but not completely beyond your capabilities.
Most of this song involves simple patterns that are repeated during each verse. There is some very interesting and intricate fingerstyle guitar playing.
This single-guitar arrangement of Van Morrison’s “Crazy Love” explores using arpeggios and open string chord voicings to create a fitting accompaniment to this wonderful song.