Whilst learning to play the electric guitar I have been trawling through YouTube to find tutorials and guides, and rather than bookmark the best ones and keep them to myself, I thought I'd share them with everybody else, so here is my collection of the best beginner electric guitar tutorials.
First things first. The day I got my first guitar I broke the high E string during tuning, so I bought a new set of Rotosound Yellows and used the following tutorial to restring my guitar.
In addition to this I didn't cut the string until I was happy with how all the strings were wound. I also gave a tug to each string to make sure that the ball was in the bridge properly.
Next, I wanted to start playing tunes, but not the standard boring songs from the books. I wanted to get right into rock and metal. Deep Purples Smoke on the Water seems to be the starting point for most, so I made it mine as well.
I used this great tutorial from Marty of GuitarJams How to Play Smoke On the Water - Beginner Guitar Lessons.
I then went in search of some more basic tutorials and eventually found this great set of tutorials by Gustavo Oliveira entitled "Absolute Beginner Guitar Lesson" and was perfect for what I wanted - A tutorial for somebody who has never played a guitar before and didn't know anything about them!
And finally, somebody that explains what Power Chords are! It's all very well saying you do a D power chord, or convert this and that to power chords - but what are they!! This video was able to solve all that for me! Rock Power Chords
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