Guitar For Dummies®, 2nd Edition
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Part I: So You Wanna Play Guitar.
Chapter 1: Guitar 101.
Chapter 2: Turn On, Tune In.
Chapter 3: Ready, Set . . . Not Yet: Developing the Tools and Skills to Play.
Part II: So Start Playing: The Basics.
Chapter 4: The Easiest Way to Play: Basic Major and Minor Chords.
Chapter 5: Playing Melodies without Reading Music!
Chapter 6: Adding Some Spice: Basic 7th Chords.
Part III: Beyond the Basics: Starting to Sound Cool.
Chapter 7: Playing Melodies in Position and in Double-Stops.
Chapter 8: Stretching Out: Barre Chords.
Chapter 9: Special Articulation: Making the Guitar Talk.
Part IV: A Cornucopia of Styles.
Chapter 10: Rock.
Chapter 11: Blues.
Chapter 12: Folk.
Chapter 13: Classical.
Chapter 14: Jazz..
Part V: Purchasing and Caring for Your Guitar.
Chapter 15: Perfectly Good Guitars.
Chapter 16: Guitar Accessories.
Chapter 17: Getting Strung Along: Changing Strings.
Chapter 18: Staying Fit: Basic Maintenance and Repairs.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 19: Ten Guitarists You Should Know.
Chapter 20: Ten Guitars You Should Know.
Part VII: Appendixes.
Appendix A: How to Read Music.
Appendix B: 96 Common Chords.
Appendix C: How to Use the CD.