You've just picked up a guitar, and you're intent on becoming the next Jimi Hendrix. There's only one thing standing in your way -- you don't know a thing about strings. How can you learn to play basic chords?
Although the combination of six strings and a neck full of frets producing these notes can be intimidating, don't despair. Classic songs are composed of just three chords arranged in a catchy way. The trick is learning how to move from one to another.
No self-respecting guitarist feels complete without memorizing a few guitar solos -- aka licks. And learning guitar licks can help you to become the show-stealing rock star you've always dreamed about.
Today, the 12-bar blues is one of the most basic and essential chord progressions in any guitar player's repertoire. If you are a novice or would just like to freshen up on the basics, this instructional series from iVideosongs offers a great start.
Whether you want to bring down the house with country music, rock or blues, a killer guitar lick will do the trick. Licks are arresting little arrangements of notes and chords that give guitar songs and solos their punch. How do you play one?