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Guitar For Dummies, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-0-7645-9904-0
408 pages
October 2005
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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.


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