The Complete Guitar Course: Play in 20 Easy-to-Follow Lessons

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Whether it's the sweet, mellow sounds of Les Paul, the blues of B.B. King, the intense power of Slash, or the country twang of Chet Atkins, the guitar is at the heart modern music. It doesn't matter whether you're looking to become the next rock star or yearning to strum along at the next family get-together— The Complete Guitar Course has everything you need to learn.

  • Dozens of hits in all genres, including ...
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Overview

Whether it's the sweet, mellow sounds of Les Paul, the blues of B.B. King, the intense power of Slash, or the country twang of Chet Atkins, the guitar is at the heart modern music. It doesn't matter whether you're looking to become the next rock star or yearning to strum along at the next family get-together— The Complete Guitar Course has everything you need to learn.

  • Dozens of hits in all genres, including "Brown Eyed Girl," "Wonderful Tonight," "Walk This Way," and "Play that Funky Music"
  • Choosing the right guitar and accessories
  • Tuning, caring for, and changing strings
  • Basic fingering, chords, and techniques
  • Music theory 101
  • More than 25 short inspirational stories of legendary guitar players, such as Eric Clapton, Les Paul, Slash, Prince, Jack White, Chuck Berry, and Joni Mitchell

Dust off that acoustic, plug in that electric, and get ready to rock...or strum- - you decide!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781606521595
  • Publisher: Reader's Digest Association, Incorporated, The
  • Publication date: 7/8/2010
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 376,796
  • Product dimensions: 11.30 (w) x 8.64 (h) x 0.77 (d)

Meet the Author

Tom Fleming is a professional guitar player, composer, and author with more than 10 years experience teaching the guitar to children and adults. He studied jazz guitar at Leeds College of Music and has contributed to a wide range of music lesson publications. He lives in Suffolk, UK.
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