Skype Guitar Lessons: Bob Marley's "Stir It Up"

For this week’s lesson I’m excited to teach you the song “Stir It Up” by Bob Marley. This is another beginner lesson and we will be using the chords A, D, and E for this simple song.
Let’s start by getting familiar with the chords A, D and E as best you can and practice switching back and forth between them. Keep in mind that we are doing a beginner version of the song “Stir It Up.” This lesson will allow you to play along with Bob Marley but not necessarily do exactly what he does in the recording.

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Sweet Home Alabama Beginner Lesson

Today we are learning to play a simplified version of the classic song “Sweet home Alabama,” by Lynyrd Skynyrd, using the chords D, C, and G.  I have gone to great lengths to find songs like this that can be simplified because it allows the beginner student to participate in playing a famous song that they know and love.  In this beginner lesson we are focused strumming the chords along with the song.

 

 

 

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C and A minor Guitar Lesson

For today’s lesson we are going to cover how to play the C and A minor chords together.  This is a great beginner lesson because C and A minor are practically the same chord.  Both only use only five strings and only require a change in only one finger to switch chords.  Please follow the charts and the verbal and visual description in the video to learn the chords.

 

1)First get comfortable with the chords, and try switching back and forth.

 

2)Try to play each chord four times each and switch back and forth at your own pace.

 

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Enlist a Beginner Guitar Teacher to Learn a New Talent

There are many instruments that you can learn to play with a bit of practice and dedication. Some instruments are more popular than others, however, and a guitar is one of the most popular around. Many people are enamored by the idea of playing a guitar and it can be a great idea as long as you are willing to put forth the effort. You can teach yourself if you want, or you can hire a Parkland beginner guitar teacher to give you lessons. It is easier to teach yourself acoustic guitar, but if you are attempting electric, then you […] Read more

How to Convince Your Parents to Let You Take Guitar Lessons from an Intermediate Guitar Instructor

You’re dying to get better at playing guitar, but you’re having a hard time getting your parents to pony up for intermediate guitar lessons. They’re not impressed with the fact that you just want to learn. No, they want to know the benefits. And somehow, you just don’t think they’d appreciate the real reason you want to take lessons from a Weston intermediate guitar instructor. They’re just not buying into your dream of becoming a touring rock star. Well, fret no more. Here are five reasons you want to sign up with a Weston intermediate guitar instructor. Your parents are […] Read more