Learning to play guitar

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Apr 9, 2010

Learning to play guitar by MarioBrotha at 3:39 AM (1,550 Views / 0 Likes) 16 replies

  1. MarioBrotha
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    I've started playing guitar a few months ago, and I got a acoustic and electric guitar. I am EXTREMELY noobish at it, so I was wondering who would like to tell me some easy music so I can start practicing.

    Songs I can play so you know what level I'm on:
    Californication by red hot chili peppers
    Paint it black by rolling stones
    The intro to Sweet child o mine
     
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    halo 2 theme song.@ www.chordie.com.its really easy but sounds hard.fun to play.i have been playing for 3 years ands its one of my favorite things to do.
     
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    Well you could tell is your favorite band? Well try MK Ultra by Muse since you have an electric. Heh I started a few months ago too
     
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    Smoke on the Water.

    The simplest riff I have ever heard from a Hard Rock band.
     
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    Can you post a direct link to the song? when I search for "halo 2 theme song" there are no results.

    PharaosVizer, I really dont know where to get EASY theme songs. They seem kinda hard



    Ima try MK Ultra. Wish me luck! [​IMG]
     
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    The first half of One by Metallica is pretty easy. Back in Black is also pretty simple but it can kinda be a bit tedious with timing.
     
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    i would suggest songs with easy chord progression..

    play songs that you listen to everyday so you can get a feel of what it is supposed to sound like..

    Still Alive by jonathan coulton. that helped me with my chord progressions
     
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    wild thing by the troggs is always something pretty easy iirc its just a mixture of a, d, e chords.
    the intro to smells like teen spirit is pretty easy if you can get power chords down.
    a fair few ac/dc songs are simple power chord progressions
    Time of your life by greenday uses a few easy chords (G, Cmin, Emin and D from memory)
    Blister in the sun by the violent femmes is quite easy if you can get the timing down.
     
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    I am still learning how to play guitar when i perfect a track i will post it.
     
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    you want a REALLY easy song with EASY chord progression?

    ALL blink 182 songs. specially All the small things
     
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    Men playing guitar is attractive to girls ,right?
     
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    I never want to learn a musical instrument [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    Well, you could just learn how to read chords and music. Learning that early makes everything else a breeze. Get a theory book or something. And from my experience, don't use tabs. They may seem cool, but they are a bad addiction.
     
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    This. And Dragonforce:P
     
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    Nirvana's Nevermind album is very easy to learn and is in standard tuning for the most part. Same with In Utero album but you'd have to tune a half step down to drop C#. Deftones songs are almost all bar chords in D or C# as well.

    Edit - If you need a good tab site, google Ultimate Guitar.
     
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    Arsis - The Face of my Innocence is a pretty good starter song [​IMG] not that difficult. it didnt take that long for me to learn. practice practice practice
     
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    What you should do is play some classical songs first (as in: 18th century stuff), then only once you can play a lot of them (like 1000 or something), you should start playing more recent songs, it'll be way easier cause you'll already have a lot of experience. It's what I did anyway, and what I'm still busy doing (even though I should practice more because I practice once a week at most [​IMG])
     

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