Any good basic guitar lessons online (pref free)?

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Well are there?

dow, Wednesday, 7 December 2011 17:00 (nine years ago) link

I think Richard Lloyd had some but he took them down.

wang dang google doodle (James Redd), Wednesday, 7 December 2011 19:47 (nine years ago) link

How basic?

rusty flathead screwdriver, Wednesday, 7 December 2011 19:50 (nine years ago) link

From the very beginning!

dow, Thursday, 8 December 2011 00:26 (nine years ago) link

For somebody who is also at the very beginning of learning to read music.

dow, Thursday, 8 December 2011 00:27 (nine years ago) link

Or it could be stuff about basic theory etc (books even)

dow, Friday, 9 December 2011 02:01 (nine years ago) link

No one every responded? Just out of curiosity, is this for you, Don, or someone else, a kid? You might want to try one of those Rikky Rooksby books. Also Chord Progressions for Jazz and Popular Guitar by Arnie Berle.

wang dang google doodle (James Redd), Tuesday, 13 December 2011 15:30 (nine years ago) link

Hal Leonard Guitar Method Book 1 is a common place to start. It's very dry , but it shows you around the guitar and gives you the basics of melody and rhythm playing.

You might find some good lessons digging around youtube, but I haven't looked into anything.

A number of guitar magazines publish their columns online or have blogs. Most of them that I've seen are at least for intermediate-level playing, but there might be something for beginners out there.

rusty flathead screwdriver, Tuesday, 13 December 2011 15:43 (nine years ago) link

Not necessarily for beginners but just found some good stuff here:

wang dang google doodle (James Redd), Sunday, 25 December 2011 02:00 (nine years ago) link

Don, I think I found what you are looking for:

I'm in the sandbox with the tombstone HOOS (James Redd), Sunday, 1 January 2012 20:22 (nine years ago) link

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