Category Archives: Just For Fun

Major Milestones in Guitar History

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When you’re learning guitar it’s important to learn a little bit about the instrument’s origins. From the early designs to amplification, here’s a look back at guitar history, as well as the story of “Rock n Roll” from Denver, CO instructor Kirk R… 

Essential Guitar Terms for Beginners

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A Guide to Guitar Terms

When you start something new, like playing the guitar, it is important to learn the jargon.  Knowing key guitar terms is helpful when purchasing your guitar, learning techniques, and simply talking with other guitarists.  You will need to know where the pickups are, what a barre chord is, as well as how to use your capo.  (You can find more information on the capo here: Ultimate Guide to Using a Guitar Capo.)

10 Easy Guitar Songs for Beginners

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Summer may be winding down, but it’s not too late to learn some seasonal tunes on the guitar! And from “Summertime Blues” to Kenny Chesney, many of the top summer songs are easy to play. Check out the infographic below, compiled by music lessons provider TakeLessons, to learn the chords for 10 easy songs

Patriotic Songs on Solo Guitars for the 4th of July

In the spirit of the 4th of July, I have put together a collection of patriotic songs on solo guitars, because sometimes simplicity is perfection.  All of the songs I chose are performed by regular people, like us, who play because they love it. Because, what better does the 4th of July represent than being able to do what you love? Please enjoy the music, support the artists, and keep playing!