Hey everyone! In today's lesson, we're going to learn "Tears In Heaven" by Eric Clapton. This is one of the most popular songs ever on guitar, and I've taught it many, many times in private sessions. As a result, I feel I have a pretty good amount of insight as to the best [...]
Hey everyone! In today's lesson I'm going to show you all how to play "Gangsta's Paradise" by Coolio. It's sampled from the song "Pastime Paradise" by Stevie Wonder, and has been famously parodied by Weird Al Yankovic with his song "Amish Paradise." If you find you need help with this lesson, you'll want [...]
Hey everyone! Today's lesson is going to be a little bit different than usual. Instead of learning a song in the easiest way possible, we're going to use that song as an exercise to help us learn something. Barre chords are one of the first major hurdles that most guitar players face and [...]
Hey everyone! In today's lesson I'm going to show you an easy (accurate) way to play "Hand In My Pocket" by Alanis Morissette. This is a great song to help us get started on guitar, as we can take advantage of a simple beginner's trick that I use with my students who are [...]
Hey everybody! In today's lesson I'm going to show you how to play "Closing Time" by Semisonic. This song is a classic 90's tune and we're going to be using the most classic 90's chord shape to play it! It's called a power chord and all we have to do is move it [...]
Hey everyone! In this lesson I'm going to teach you how to play Achy Breaky Heart by Billy Ray Cyrus. I know this tune's a little cheesy but for educational reasons, it's an excellent choice because it only uses two chords and a simple strumming pattern.Now, if you're working on your very first chord [...]
Hey everyone! In this lesson I'm going to show you all how to play "What's Up" by 4 Non Blondes (commonly known as "What's Going On"). This one is great for beginners since it uses just 3 chords and they're all the the same order. First, I'm going to show you how to [...]
Hey everyone! In this easy guitar lesson we're going to show you how to play "Runaway Train" by Soul Asylum. --- Throughout the lesson I mention our free eBook that covers all the fundamentals of rhythm guitar, so if you need any help with the basics or want to build a solid foundation you [...]
In this video, we're going to learn "I'll Be", a power ballad by Edwin McCain.
In this video, we'll learn the smash hit from the 90's, "Ironic" by Alanis Morissette.