How to Write Music – Guitar Clinic by Steve Vai

This is Steve Vai’s guitar clinic how to write a song. In this Master Class Steve Vai shares his secrets about how does he write music. More »

Joe Satriani – Guitar Lesson (Guitar Clinic – Master Class)

This is a Joe Satriani’s master class. Joe tells about his guitar technique and shares the secrets. He tells about Satch Boogie, Flying in Blue Dream, Midnight and House Full of Bullets. More »

Steve Vai – Master Class (Guitar Clinic and Lesson)

In this Master Class Steve Vai shares his secrets about how he usually does guitar exercises before every show. Also he suggests to every practicing musician to buy the Korg Pandora for More »

The Rolling Stones I Can’t Get No Satisfaction – Video guitar lesson with tabs, chords and lyrics

Searching how to play Satisfaction by Rolling Stones? Here you are – this is a free video guitar lesson of I Can’t Get No with tabs, chords and lyrics. This song was More »

John Lennon Imagine – Video guitar lesson with tabs, chords and lyrics

This is a free guitar lesson of how to play Imagine by John Lennon. This amazing song is a soundtrack for documentary film Imagine: John Lennon (1988). This song became very popular More »

Black Sabbath – Black Sabbath song – Video guitar lesson with tabs, chords and lyrics

Here you will find the most easy guitar lesson of how to play Black Sabbath song (written in 1969) by heavy metal band of the same name. This song has interesting history More »

Nirvana Sliver – Video guitar lesson with tabs, chords and lyrics

This is an easy guitar lesson of how to play Sliver by Nirvana. The Sliver song was released as a single in 1990. Two years later it was released for radio by More »

The Beatles Twist And Shout – Video guitar lesson with tabs, chords and lyrics

This video lesson is an easy tutorial for anyone who wants to learn how to play The Beatles Twist And Shout on Guitar. Did you know that Twist And Shout song was More »

The Beatles (The Rolling Stones) I Wanna Be Your Man – Video guitar lesson with tabs, chords and lyrics

In our video lesson of how to play I Wanna Be Your Man song by The Beatles (also covered by Rolling Stones) you will easily learn the right way of playing this More »

Bloodhound Gang Along Comes Mary – Video guitar lesson with tabs and lyrics

This is an easy video tutorial of how to play Along Comes Mary by Bloodhound Gang band (but first presented by The Association in 1966 (only lyrics!)). The Bloodhound Gang’s cover of More »

The Beatles Yellow Submarine – Video guitar lesson with tabs, chords and lyrics

In this video lesson you will learn how to play Yellow Submarine song on the guitar. This unique song by The Beatles was written in 1966 by Paul McCartney. The lead vocals More »

The Prodigy Breathe – Video guitar lesson with tabs and lyrics

This is a video lesson how to play Breathe by The Prodigy on guitar. This song was released as the band’s 11th single in 1996. It became number one on both of More »

The Beatles Love Me Do – Video guitar lesson with tabs, chords and lyrics

Searching a great tutorial of how to play Love Me Do by The Beatles? Here you are – we will show you how to play this song in easy video guitar lesson. More »

Sex Pistols (Motörhead) God Save The Queen – Video guitar lesson with tabs and lyrics

In this video guitar lesson you will learn how to play God Save The Queen – not the national anthem of the UK, but the great song of Sex Pistols band. Sure, More »

AC/DC Big Balls – Video guitar lesson with tabs and lyrics

This a video guitar lesson how to play Big Balls by AC/DC. This legendary song is from the third band’s album Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap, which was released in 1976. The More »

AC/DC Big Balls – Video guitar lesson with tabs and lyrics

AC/DC Big Balls Video guitar lesson with tabs and lyricsThis a video guitar lesson how to play Big Balls by AC/DC. This legendary song is from the third band’s album Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap, which was released in 1976. The Big Balls song was written by Angus Young, Malcolm Young and Bon Scott. These legendary musicians wrote a double entendres lyrics for a few songs in the album. Big Balls lyrics is a great example of that trick – is it referring the title phrase to costume parties or to testicles? lol Well, everybody knows the right answer, and after our guitar lesson will know the right way to play this amazing song.

What is Power Chords Guitar Lesson for beginners (how to play power chords tutorial)

What is Power ChordsIf you play in “clean channel”, chords that consist of six strings sound good.
But if you play with overdrive or distortion chords that consist of six strings have some dissonance (untuned guitar sound).
So, most of hard-rock or heavy metal guitarists play “not full” chords. Those chords are called POWER CHORDS.

How to play Blues Guitar Lesson for beginners (classic blues riff tutorial)

Classic blues riff tutorialIt is easy to say, that you must play blues with your heart, but it is much harder to explain the techniques. This lesson is for those guitar beginners, who are tired of poetic words about blues and just want to learn a simple blues riff. In our video lesson we show the basic blues guitar riff, which could be listened in many blues songs.

Five Fingerpicking Patterns Lesson for beginners (how to play finger picking video tutorial)

How to play finger pickingTechnique of playing with a guitar pick is not good for every song. That is why, for lyrical songs exists a Fingerpicking Technique (for example: Stairway to Heaven by Led Zeppelin, Mutter by Rammstein, Still Loving You by Scorpions and Nothing Else Matters by Metallica). This kind of guitar playing could be difficult for beginners, but it is absolutely possible to learn. In this video lesson you will see five different patterns of Fingerpicking Technique. We will demonstrate every of 5 patterns by playing 4 simple chords: C, G, Am, F.

Scorpions Rock You Like a Hurricane – Video guitar lesson with tabs and lyrics

Scorpions Rock You Like a HurricaneThis is a video lesson about how to play Rock You Like a Hurricane song presented by German heavy metal band The Scorpions.
Rock You Like a Hurricane song set the 17th position in France Top 50, 25th place in The USA Billboard Hot 100 and 5th position in The USA Billboard Hot 100 Tracks. Also this song is used in tones of films, cartoons, promos, games and other television and movie products. For example Rock You Like a Hurricane is a main song of The Simpsons Game. Also this legendary song is taken by sport teams as their anthems (among them are Tulsa Golden Hurricane, Miami Hurricanes, Carolina Hurricanes, Buffalo Sabres and others). Such great world wide popularity makes this song a classic for all times.

Bob Marley No Woman No Cry – Video guitar lesson with tabs and lyrics

Bob Marley No Woman No CryThis post is tutorial – how to play Bob Marley’s No Woman No Cry song. This a classic of reggae music that was written by Bob Marley and The Wailers. This song appeared on album Natty Dread in 1974 and the live version on album Live! in 1975. The original unreleased version was played in piano only. “No Woman, No Cry” (by Marley & the Wailers) set number 37 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
The lyric of the song is trying to cheer up a woman not to cry. “No, woman, nuh cry” – is an original pronunciation in Jamaican Patois. “Nuh” – is “Don’t” in English. Anyway, this song is about living in ghetto and consoling a woman that everything will be fine – just believe in it.

The Trashmen Surfin’ Bird – Video guitar lesson with tabs and lyrics

The Trashmen Surfin’ BirdThis post is about how to play the song Surfin’ Bird by surf rock band The Trashmen. The song was released in 1963. It exploded heads of people with it’s memorable theme. Everyone was singing it whilst walking, working or even sleeping. LOL The song Surfin’ Bird reached fourth place on the Billboard Hot 100 and third position on The UK Singles. This song is a great unite of Rhythm and Blues songs – Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow and The Bird’s The Word (both by The Rivingtons).

Pink Floyd Another Brick In The Wall – Video guitar lesson with tabs and lyrics

Pink Floyd Another Brick In The WallThis is a video lesson about how to play Another Brick In The Wall – a legendary Pink Floyd’s song. By the way, that is title of three songs with the same theme that were written by Roger Waters (Pink Floyd’s bassist) for the rock-opera The Wall (1979). The song’s parts are: part 1 – Reminiscing, Part 2 – Education, Part 3 – Drugs (working title).
Another Brick In The Wall Part Two – Education – was nominated on Grammy award. Also this song has a number 375 on Rolling Stone’s list of The 500 Greatest songs of All Time.
Interesting fact of this song is that it was banned in South Africa. The reason was that Another Brick In The Wall became some kind of anthem of supporters of nationwide school boycott against of racial inequities in education under Apartheid regime in 1980.

Paul McCartney Calico Skies – Video guitar lesson with tabs and lyrics

Paul McCartney Calico Skies This is a video lesson about how to play Calico Skies by Paul McCartney. Calico Skies song is a song from album Flaming Pie (1997).
Hurricane Bob in north-east US in 1991 gave an inspiration to Paul to write this song. And it became the first recorded song for Flaming Pie album.
“Bob, the hurricane, knocked out all the power; it was all candle-light, cooking on a wood fire. Very primitive, but we like that enforced simplicity. I couldn’t play records, so I made up little acoustic pieces. This was one of them – it’s a primitive little power cut memory” – said Paul McCartney.

AC/DC What Do You Do For Money Honey – Video guitar lesson with tabs and lyrics

AC/DC What Do You Do For Money HoneyLet’s learn how to play What Do You Do For Money Honey with a free video guitar lesson!
This song is from album Back In Black (1980) – the 7th Australian album and the 6th international. This album is famous not only because of it’s wonderful rock music, but because it was recorded without Bon Scott who died on 19th February 1980.
All songs from Back In Black album (including What Do You Do For Money Honey song) were written by Angus Young, Malcolm Young and Brian Johnson. By the way, Brian Johnson became a new lead singer after Bon’s death.
Band made a video for the song What Do You Do For Money Honey – and it was one video among six they have made for album Back In Black.

The Beatles I’ve Got a Feeling – Video guitar lesson with tabs and lyrics

The Beatles I’ve Got a FeelingBefore you will learn how to play I’ve Got a Feeling by The Beatles I will make a small overview of this song. As the most song of The Beatles band this song is written by john Lennon and Paul McCartney. I’ve Got a Feeling is from Let It Be album (1970) and the album Rooftop Concert. This song is a combination of two not finished songs – Lennon’s “Everybody Had a Hard Year” and McCartney’s “I’ve Got a Feeling”.
Paul wrote his optimistic song to his girlfriend Linda Eastman (soon she became his wife). Paul was trying to express his feelings about that he was looking Linda for all his life. That’s why his lyrics has a romantic sense. Instead of John’s song. John divorced his wife Cynthia Powell, and his girlfriend Yoko Ono had a bad result of pregnancy. Anyway, two absolutely different meanings that guys wanted to express in their songs united in one legendary masterpiece of music.

AC/DC Girls Got Rhythm – Video guitar lesson with tabs and lyrics

AC/DC Girls Got RhythmThis free guitar lesson will teach you how to play Girls Got Rhythm by AC/DC band. This famous song is from band’s album Highway to Hell (1979). Also you can find an original live version on the album Let There Be Rock: The Movie.
The main contribution of Girls Got Rhythm to the band’s life was a friendship of real rock and pop music. The fact is that this song is absolutely rocky – great lyrics, rhythm, beats, vocal etc. But it has pop-song length and it’s focus is on the chorus what is a pop feature. Collision of two genres as a rock and pop made the song Girls Got Rhythm one of the most popular songs of AC/DC.

Steve Vai Guitar Clinic (Interview and Master Class)

Steve Vai Guitar ClinicIn this post you’ll be able to see (video) and read (video overview) Steve Vai’s interview about his dream to become a composer.
To be a composer was Steve’s first wish and dream since he was a child. He confessed that he was lucky to be born in the town, which gave the most fabulous musician and composer world wide – Joe Satriani. Steve took lessons from Joe and proud of that. Steve Vai calls Satriani the best musician in the world. The next step for Steve was an education in Boston’s Berklee College of Music. Steve tells that music lessons from Frank Zappa absolutely changed his life.
Steve says that he has a rock’n’roll in his heart and it inspires him to a new exploits.

AC/DC T.N.T. (TNT) – Video guitar lesson with tabs and lyrics

AC/DC T.N.T.This is a video lesson about how to play T.N.T. song of the Hard Rock band AC/DC.
T.N.T. is a song from the T.N.T. album (1975). And it is famous because of it’s absolutely adorable style, which direct AC/DC to their unique place in rock music. The song was written by Bon Scott, Angus Young and Malcolm Young.
First words (if I can call it like that) of this song are “oi, oi…”. Did you know that at first oi-sounds were singing by Angus to himself as a some kind of libbing? Malcolm heard that and suggest to add these words to a song. Bon agreed and band recorded a new version of T.N.T. song which is known for nowadays.
During tour in Great Britain (1976) AC/DC used a title of the tour as “Lock up your daughters”. That was a text from the song T.N.T. which was slightly modified. The song and album T.N.T. made AC/DC band legendary famous.

AC/DC The Jack – Video guitar lesson with tabs and lyrics

AC/DC The JackThis article is a free guitar lesson – how to play The Jack by AC/DC – the legendary song of legendary band.
The Jack is a song from band’s second album called T.N.T. (December, 1975).
This song has a very interesting history of it’s creation. While a tour of Adelaide Malcolm Young received a letter from some woman from Melbourne. She wrote about that she’s got a venereal disease after making love with Malcolm. Thank God she was wrong, because test results showed Malcolm was absolutely clean (healthy). Anyway, Scott read this odd letter and it inspired him for a song. So now you understand what this song is about? LOL