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Joe Satriani – is a very famous American guitarist. He worked as a guitar instructor with Kirk Hammett (Metallica), Steve Vai, Larry LaLonde ect.)
He worked with Mick Jagger as a lead guitarist in 1988 and as a lead guitarist of Deep Purple in 1994.
In 1996 Joe founded the band G3.
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 a simple training.
Steve Vai says that it does not matter for him are you virtuous or just a simple guitar player. But if you are going to become a virtuous you must work a lot. Steve Vai believes that every one has an ability to become a great guitarist. The question is in your courage – if you are ready for this.
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 written and released in 1965 by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. Three-note guitar riff, written by Richards for this song, is popular and almost legendary. So every guitarist must know it by heart. The song Satisfaction was a great hit, that gave #1 in the US to Rolling Stones. But in Great Britain this was not in favor because of it’s sexually suggestive lyrics. Anyway, (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction was successfully played on pirate radio. Few months later after main release (June 1965), in August it was finally released in Britain and reached #4 (and that is only because of censor). The song is one of the all-time greatest rock songs ever recorded. In 2004 Rolling Stone magazine placed “Satisfaction” in the 2nd spot on its list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
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 worldwide, as an anthem of Peace. Great philosophical lyrics make people think about sense of life and meaning of peace.
Imagine (soundtrack) reached #31 in the UK and become gold. And the whole album peaked at #64.
So learn how to play John Lennon’s Imagine and think about it’s deep meaning. Peace!
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 of writing. During Earth Days, Geezer Butler (bassist and lyricist) painted his apartment matte black. Then he put few inverted crucifixes on the walls and many pictures of Satan. When he did that all he went to sleep and put a book about witchcraft, which was presented by Osbourne, near his bed. He felt asleep, but suddenly woke up! Geezer saw huge black figure standing above his bed. Few moment after mysterious figure disappeared, and Greezer tried to get the book… But it was gone. Black spirit took Osbourne’s book with him. So, that event inspired guys to write the song Black Sabbath.
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 DGC. That was a way to support rarities compilation album Incesticide (1992). This song was written during one hour. Or better to say it’s main tracks. And the lyrics of The Sliver were written by Curt Cobain just before recording session. This song reached the top 100 in the UK (in 1990) and is super popular until present days. Director Kevin Kerslake filmed a video for this song, in which Cobain’s daughter (Frances Bean Cobain) was dancing specially for this video.
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 written by Phil Medley and Bert Russell at first (and it’s original title was Shake It Up, Baby) and later covered by The Beatles? The lead vocal of The Beatles’ belonged to John Lennon. The song Twist And Shout was released on the band’s first album Please Please Me in 1963. Later this legendary son was covered by The Mamas & the Papas as a ballad in 1967 (Deliver album). Among great bands that had covered this song were also The Who band. So take your time and learn how to play this almost classic song Twist And Shout!
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 amazing song.
This song was originally written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney and was recorded separately by The Beatles and The Rolling Stones. Actually, the Rolling Stones version was released a few weeks earlier rather than The Beatles’. Anyway, the real authors of I Wanna Be Your Man are Paul McCarney (it was his idea and the main theme) and John Lennon (who helped to finish this song). The legendary friends – John and Paul – were singing the last version of their song in the corner of the room where Mick Jagger was talking to Keith Richards. Well, it’s up to you to make conclusions…
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 Alone Comes Mary was included to their album called The Bad Touch. It was released in 1999-2000. The Bloodhound Gang covered only the lyrics of original song (by The Association). Guys claimed that this song was about marijuana so they wrote new punk music for this song. Along Comes Mary as a song of Bloodhound Gang band was released as a single in Germany and reached sixth place in German Chart in 1999.
This song should be played by power chords, and the chorus should be played by half-muted notes.
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 were presented by Ringo Starr. This song was included on the Revolver album and as a single coupled with “Eleanor Rigby”. Yellow Submarine song reached number 1 on every British chart, and remained at the first position for 4 weeks and charted for 13 weeks! This single won Ivor Novello Award for “the highest certified sales of any single issued in the UK in 1966”.
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 Official UK and Finnish Singles Chart. Also The Prodigy won the Viewer’s Choice Award by MTV Video Music Awards in 1997 with this song.
The main theme of this song is played on one string (the sixth one). And the chorus is played by power chords.
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.
Did you know that Love Me Do song was the first single of The Beatles? Yep, it was backed by P.S. I Love You on the 5th of October 1962. There is one more interesting fact of the Love Me Do song – at first it was recorded without harmonica. And the idea of adding this instrument party was suggested by George Martin. Once he said: “I loved wailing harmonica – it reminded me of the records I used to issue of Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee. I felt it had a definite appeal”.
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, this song was represented by Motorhead band also, but much more later.
God Save the Queen was released during Queen Elizabeth II’s Silver Jubilee in 1977. This song was released as the second band’s single. You can also find it in Sex Pistols’ album called Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols.
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 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.