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Guitar For Dummies Mark Phillips

Guitar For Dummies

Mark Phillips

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408 pages
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 About the Book 

Have you always wanted to play guitar? Who wouldnt? Think of Jimi Hendrix wailing away on his Stratocaster. . . Chuck Berry duck-walking across the stage to Johnny B. Goode. . .B.B. King making his Lucille cry the blues. No doubt about it --MoreHave you always wanted to play guitar? Who wouldnt? Think of Jimi Hendrix wailing away on his Stratocaster. . . Chuck Berry duck-walking across the stage to Johnny B. Goode. . .B.B. King making his Lucille cry the blues. No doubt about it -- guitars are cool. Guitar For Dummies 2nd Edition tells you everything a beginning or intermediate guitarist needs to know: from buying a guitar to tuning it, playing it, and caring for it, this book has it all -- and you dont even need to know how to read music. Full of photo-illustrated exercises and songs you can play to practice the techniques discussed in each section, this step-by-step guide will take you through the basics and beyond before you can say Eric Clapton. Youll learn how to: Match yourself with the guitar and equipment that fits your needs and budget Select the right accessories: amps, picks, pedals, capos, cases, and other goodies Pick and strum to produce a clean, clear, buzz-free tone Know whether youre really in tune Play melodies without reading music Perform basic guitar maintenance and repairs Build strength and dexterity while playing Play in different styles, including rock, blues, folk, jazz, and classical Make your guitar talk with bends and slides!