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Learn to Play "Rocky Road to Dublin"
"Rocky Road to Dublin" is an instantly recognizable and rousing Irish song. Play through the first few bars with this excerpt from "Irish Songs for Guitar."
Learn to Play "Auld Lang Syne" for New Year's Eve
Today’s excerpt from Holiday Songs for Fingerstyle Guitar challenges you to create the effect of a congregation of people singing together. Try it with these measures from "Auld Lang Syne."
The Country Boom-Chuck Rhythm
Learn to adapt the country boom-chuck rhythm to rock songs.
Use the Flatted Fifth in Your Blues Scale Licks
Today’s excerpt from Acoustic Rock Essentials shows you three different ways you can use the flatted fifth in your blues scale licks.
How to Clean Your Guitar
Cleaning your guitar is the first step to regular maintenance. Here’s how to get rid of everyday smudges, fingerprints, and dirt.
Gretsch G9460 ‘Dixie 6’ Guitar-banjo
Whistlin’ Dixie - Gretsch’s guitar-banjo hybrid will delight guitarists looking to expand their sonic palette