Queen – Hammer To Fall (Rhythm)

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Here is the lesson on How to play Rhythm guitar of “Hammer To Fall” by Queen. One of those epic songs with cool Riff that’s easily recognised. The lesson combines 2 guitars arranged into 1. Check it out!

Badfinger – Baby Blue

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Here’s a lesson on How to play “Baby Blue” by Badfinger. Very simple song, perfect for beginners. Includes all guitar parts and a little Solo. Check it out!

Jimi Hendrix – Bold As Love (Part 1)

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This is a lesson on How to play “Bold As Love” (Part 1) by Jimi Hendrix. We go over the chord progression of the verse, I also explain the way Jimi approached it and give some tips and then break down the 1st verse note-for-note. The FULL lesson is available HERE

Jimi Hendrix – Ain’t No Telling

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This is a lesson on How to play “Ain’t No Telling” from “Axis: Bold As Love” album by Jimi Hendrix. There are 2 guitar tracks on this song – Rhythm and Lead. I break down both parts in this lesson. Check it out!

Jimi Hendrix – Gypsy Eyes (Part 1)

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This is Part 1 of a lesson on How to play “Gypsy Eyes” by Jimi Hendrix from his “Electric Ladyland” album. There are 2 (sometimes even 3) guitars played at the same time but I combined them, so you can play it on 1 guitar. Very cool song with some funky riffs. Check it out!

UFO – Give Her The Gun

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This is a lesson on How to play rhythm parts of “Give Her The Gun” by UFO. Very cool opening part, followed by a shuffle based riffs for the Verses and nice “Rock” chords for the Choruses and the Break. Check it out!

ZZ Top – Master Of Sparks

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Here’s a lesson on How to play “Master Of Sparks” by ZZ Top. Very simple song in the style of 12-bar Blues. The riffs are pretty simple but the Solo is a little more challenging. Check it out!

Jimi Hendrix – Hey Baby (New Rising Sun)

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This is a lesson on How to play “Hey Baby (New Rising Sun)” by Jimi Hendrix. It’s an overview of the structure of the song (Verses, Choruses, Break and Ending) with some licks and tricks that Jimi used it this song. The FULL Lesson can be found HERE.

RCHP – Pretty Little Ditty

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Here’s a lesson on How to play “Pretty Little Ditty” from “Mother’s Milk” album by the Red Hot Chili Peppers. The lesson combines the studio version with some licks and tricks John does during Live performances. Enjoy!

Jimi Hendrix – All Along The Watchtower

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Here’s a lesson on How to play “All Along The Watchtower” by Jimi Hendrix. In this lesson I show you how you can approach the chord progression in the style of Jimi Hendrix and also show you 6 different fills that Jimi used on the studio version. Check it out!

The lesson on the Solos can be purchased HERE

Jimi Hendrix – Highway Chile

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This is a lesson on How to play “Highway Chile” by Jimi Hendrix. Pretty cool rock song, pretty straight forward. The Intro/Chorus uses some unison bends, the verses are played in a swing feel and the Solo consists of typical blues licks using F# Minor Pentatonic scale. Check it out!

UFO – Mother Mary

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This is a lesson on How to play “Mother Mary” by UFO. The rhythm parts are pretty easy, so the main focus is on the 2 Solos. Check it out!

SRV – Life Without You (Part)

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Here’s a lesson on How to play Part of “Life Without You” by Stevie Ray Vaughan. In this lesson I show how to play the Intro and 1st Part of Verse 1 of the song and also give some tips on how you can approach this type of song in the same style. Check it out!

Jimi Hendrix – Love Or Confusion

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Here’s a lesson on How to play “Love Or Confusion” by Jimi Hendrix. This version is taken from his performance on BBC Sessions. Really cool song with some psychedelic effects achieved by using the whammy bar. Check it out!

Rory Gallagher – Moonchild

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This is a lesson on How to play “Moonchild” by Rory Gallagher. An uptempo rock song from the Live “Stage Struck”. The 2 solos are not included in this lesson.

Jimi Hendrix – Ezy Ryder (Part)

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Here’s a part of a lesson on How to play “Ezy Ryder” by Jimi Hendrix. This part includes Intro and Verses sections. You can purchase complete lesson in the Store/Songs section of the site.

SRV – Little Wing (Part 3)

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We continue with Part 3 of the lesson on How to play “Little Wing” by Stevie Ray Vaughan. This part picks up the pace in dynamics, so you’ll need an overdrive pedal to add a bit more gain and sustain. As usual there are some great licks in this part. Check it out!

Van Halen – Where Have All The Good Times Gone

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This is a lesson on How to play “Where Have All The Good Times Gone” by Van Halen. Originally written by Ray Davies and performed with The Kinks. Of course Eddie took it to another level, adding his signature licks, harmonics, whammy bar tricks and rhythmical patterns. Check it out!

SRV – Little Wing (Part 1)

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Here’s Part 1 of the lesson on How to play Stevie Ray Vaughan’s version of “Little Wing”. Stevie is playing in the same style as Jimi, but bringing his licks to the table. Very cool version. Check it out!

Jimi Hendrix – Hey Joe

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This is a lesson on How to play “Hey Joe” by Jimi Hendrix. One of his most known “covers” that he totally made his own. I teach the correct Intro part, show how to approach this song in Jimi’s style,  and also show a few actual licks.

Heart – Barracuda (Part 1)

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This is Part1 of the lesson on How to play Barracuda by Heart. This song has 2 guitar parts, cool intro riff, some use of harmonics, interesting middle section, nice solo and “spacey” outro section. Lots of interesting stuff. Check it out!

John Mayer – Like A Rolling Stone

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This is a lesson on How to play Like A Rolling Stone covered by John Mayer at Howard Stern’s birthday party. It’s in the same style as Jimi Hendrix played at Monterey pop festival, but of course using different licks and runs. There’s a lot to take from this version. Check it out!

Jimi Hendrix – Little Wing Intro

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Here’s a lesson on How to play the Intro to the famous song Little Wing by the mighty Jimi Hendrix. Beautiful Ballad that represents Jimi’s style of playing. Lots of cool licks and phrases along with some nice chord melody. 

The Police – Message In A Bottle

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This is a lesson on How to play Message In A Bottle by The Police. Really easy song, excellent for beginners. Nice use of add9 chords, great for developing stamina and strength in the fingers. This is a rhythm guitar lesson only.

Led Zeppelin – Ocean – Solo1

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This is a follow up lesson on the Ocean by Led Zeppelin. In this lesson I explain how to play the first Solo from the song. Very cool, very “Jimmy” Solo. He’s using the Wah pedal in this Solo as well. Check it out!

Led Zeppelin – The Ocean (Rhythm Guitar)

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This is part 1 of the lesson on How to play The Ocean by Led Zeppelin, concentrating on the Intro Riff and the chords in the Verses. Be aware of the time signature in the Intro riff, it varies from 4/4 to 7/8 which is a cool little trick, but most importantly just get the feel of the rhythm/song and you’ll be fine. 

Jimi Hendrix – Purple Haze – Solo

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Ok, this is a follow up lesson on How to play the Solo from Purple Haze by Jimi Hendrix. Short but cool Solo, in which Jimi introduces the use of Octave pedal, that was one of his trademarks of the sound. I also use an octave pedal from Elite Tone. Check it out!

Jimi Hendrix – Purple Haze

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This is probably the best known song by Jimi and the first that most Hendrix fans learn. And rightly so, because it’s cool, it’s rocking and it’s groovie. Simple, yet Jimi puts his unique touch to the song and it becomes magic. I show the basic structure of the song with a few cool variations that add the uniqueness of Jimi’s style. Check it out!

RHCP – My Lovely Man – Solo

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Alright, here’s the Solo section from My Lovely Man by RHCP. John was heavily influenced by Jimi Hendrix and you can hear that in a lot of his solos. The first part of the solo starts off with some unison bends, that Jimi used quite a lot in his playing. The second part is just crazy use of blues and minor pentatonic scales in Hendrix’s fashion as well. All in all it’s a great solo, check it out!

Led Zeppelin – Immigrant Song

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Alright, here’s a lesson on How to play Immigrant song by Led Zeppelin. The song is really simple and it’s great for beginners and/or true Led Zep fans who didn’t get a chance to learn it. The difficult part here is to keep the rhythm as tight and precise as possible, which could be a challenge, so practice makes perfect. Enjoy! 

Jimi Hendrix – Foxy Lady

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Alright, here we go with the classic song from Jimi Hendrix – Foxy Lady. The song is very simple, but very “sexy”. The intro trick is very cool and innovative. The main riff of the song is based on Jimi’s chord – F#7#9 but played in a unique style. All in all the song’s got lots of Mojo and it’s fun to play! Check it out!

Jimi Hendrix – Freedom

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Here’s a lesson on How to play Freedom by Jimi Hendrix. The lesson combines 2 versions – from the studio and from the Isle Of Wight concert. Both versions have their “best” parts, so I decided to include both

Jimi Hendrix – Castles Made Of Sand

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Here’s how to play  one of the classic tunes by Jimi Hendrix – Castles Made Of Sand. Also covered by Red Hot Chili Peppers. The song represents the unique style of Jimi – playing rhythm, melody and chords at the same time, sort of like piano players, but on a GUITAR! 

Joe Satriani – Flying Legato Lick

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Here’s a lesson teaching the legato lick taken from Joe Satriani’s Flying In A Blue Dream song. Joe is well known for the use of this technique in his compositions. It could be challanging bringing it up to speed, but it’s a good exercise for your fretting hand and a cool addition to your lick library. Check it out!

Led Zeppelin – Black Dog

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This is a lesson on How to play one of the most known songs by Led Zeppelin – Black Dog. Cool riffs (as always), rhythmic displacement and time changes are all in this song. Jimmy Page is a master at this! Check it out!

Tapping Major Scale On 1 String

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Lots of applications with this cool trick as an improvisational tool. Simple, yet very effective and nice sounding lick. With a little bit of theory knowledge could be used as a modal tool as well

RHCP – Blood, Sugar, Sex, Magik

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Here’s a lesson on how to play “Blood, Sugar, Sex, Magik” by Red Hot Chili Peppers. Title track from their awesome album, this song is more rock oriented with an amazing riff during the chorus. Check it out!