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Play the Classic Blues Tune "Way Out on the Desert"

Enjoy the bluesy phrases and seventh chords in Roosevelt T. Williams’ rocking stomp “Way Out on the Desert” – arranged here for fingerstyle guitar.

Play "Nearer, My God, To Thee" for Fingerstyle Guitar

Learn to play a beautiful arrangement of the well-known hymn with the help of this video excerpt from Gospel Songs for Fingerstyle Guitar.

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    FLASH SALE: $3 for 2 Guitar Lessons (Make Me a Pallet on Your Floor)

    Half price on two versions of the classic “Make Me a Pallet on Your Floor". Offer expires 8/22/14 at midnight PST.

    Articulating a Melody with Legato Embellishments

    Play notes legato with hammer-ons, pull-offs, and slides. Play through today’s examples from the Alex de Grassi Fingerstyle Guitar Method to hear the difference once legato embellishments are added.

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    Guitar Cleaning and Maintenance Tips from ELIXIR® Strings

    A buildup of debris in the gaps between the windings of a guitar string can affect tone. Discover Elixir® Strings’ solution to the problem in today’s Note.

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    Phil Keaggy Demonstrates His Playing Style and Capo Technique for ELIXIR Strings

    Phil Keaggy loves capos. If one is good, two are better! Check out his playing, capo technique, and looping in this video by Elixir® Strings.

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