Iconic pop star Prince died on April 21 at his Paisley Park studio in Minnesota. He was 57 years old.

Prince (1958-2016)

Iconic pop star Prince died on April 21 at his Paisley Park studio in Minnesota. He was 57 years old.
Let's take some of the myth and mystery out of playing a 12 string guitar. If you can play a six string, you can play a twelve.

Double Your Pleasure – A Guide to the Twelve-String Guitar

Let’s take some of the myth and mystery out of playing a 12 string guitar. If you can play a six string, you can play a twelve.
When Gibson unveiled their 2015 product line there was a tsunami of negative reaction from guitarists.

2015 Gibson Guitars: Cutting Edge Innovation or Epic Fail?

When Gibson unveiled their 2015 product line there was a tsunami of negative reaction from guitarists.
Merle Haggard, the epitome of country cool, passed away on his 79th birthday. He was one of the founding voices of Bakersfield Country in the 1960s.

Merle Haggard

Merle Haggard, the epitome of country cool, passed away on his 79th birthday. He was one of the founding voices of Bakersfield Country in the 1960s.
Here is a simple guitar arrangement of “Paddy Whack,” a traditional Irish fiddle tune, that’s not too difficult to play.

Paddy Whack

Here is a simple guitar arrangement of “Paddy Whack,” a traditional Irish fiddle tune, that’s not too difficult to play.

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Absolute Beginner Part 1: Chords

So…you've just bought your first guitar? Now where do we go? This lesson covers the basics of what you should be learning on day one.

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Podcast #29: “Good Riddance Bonus Material”

The latest podcast explores a few different ways of strumming Green Day’s “Good Riddance (Time of Your Life).” When you learn to combine strums and single note picking you’ll acquire an important skill that works in so many other songs you play.

The Guitar Noise Podcast is an in depth, one-on-one lesson with David Hodge, the author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Guitar. These lessons are absolutely free and incredibly fun. Check out the list of podcasts and start listening today.

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