A first guitar is easily playable, within budget and geared to keep the player interested. Outside these practical considerations, the sky is the limit. The new player should have a good idea of who her favorite artists ... More »

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Two examples of good acoustic guitars for beginners are the Yamaha FG700S and the Seagull S6 models. A good acoustic guitar should be the right size for the person who intends to play it, as it needs to comfortably fit i... More »

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The best way to learn guitar scales is to study the relationship between notes and memorize their places on the fretboard. Beginning guitar players should use major and minor diatonic scales the most at first, but they s... More »

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Find free guitar lessons for beginners at sites such as JustinGuitar.com, GuitarLessons.com and GuitarTricks.com. These sites teach students the basics of guitar playing through video lessons and other interactive media. More »

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Some of the easiest songs for beginners to learn on guitar include "Horse With No Name" by America and "Knockin’ on Heaven's Door" by Bob Dylan. Other easy songs include "Fire" by Bruce Springsteen and "Hand in My Pocket... More »

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The best way to learn guitar scales is to study the relationship between notes and memorize their places on the fretboard. Beginning guitar players should use major and minor diatonic scales the most at first, but they s... More »

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A beginner can pick up the basics of playing guitar by looking at websites or consulting teachers for fundamental playing technique. He can then use chord charts, tablature and sheet music to increase his repertoire of s... More »

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