Once you've taken the plunge and bought a nylon-string acoustic guitar, you want to do everything you can to keep it healthy. Maintaining a guitar includes cleaning it, storing it properly, making repairs and adjustments, and changing the strings when needed.
Slide guitar is an important addition to blues-guitar technique. In playing slide, you don't use your left hand to fret the guitar by pressing the strings to the fretboard, as you normally do. Instead, [more…]
One of the best reasons to pick up the guitar is to play a song that most everyone knows and can sing along with. Following are ten songs that are ideal for playing and singing, either alone or with other [more…]
Regardless of style, certain guitarists have made their mark on the world of guitar so that any guitarist who comes along after them has a hard time escaping their legacy. Presented here, in chronological [more…]
If you need to take your guitar out into the world that requires protection, as you discover here. Never leave the house without putting the guitar in some kind of protective case. [more…]