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Chord Clinic: How to play chords like Bob Dylan Part 2

In the second part of our examination of Bob Dylan’s use of chords, we dive into the interesting twists that 'going electric' added to his repertoire.

How to play blues like Stevie Ray Vaughan

The Texan bluesman’s style is as influential as it unique. Here’s how to incorporate some SRV into your playing.

How to play country guitar Part 1 – Getting started

In the first of a new series for Guitar.com, Nashville session guitarist David Henriksson lays out the essential bedrock of learning how to play country electric guitar.

Chord Clinic: How to play chords like Bob Dylan Part 1

The impact of Bob Dylan’s music still resonates more than 50 years after he became a household name, and the way he used chords in those early days remains as interesting and instructive today as it ever was.

How to play blues like Jared James Nichols

The kinetic fingerstyle of Jared James Nichols has made him a modern blues colossus. Here’s how to make it your own.

Chord Clinic: How to play chords like Pink Floyd Part 2

We take a look at the post-Syd Barrett days of Pink Floyd in this tutorial.

How to play blues like Jimmy Page

The Led Zeppelin icon’s influence on rock guitar is impossible to overstate, but at the core of his signature style were some classic blues fundamentals.

Chord Clinic: How to play chords like Pink Floyd Part 1

When Pink Floyd started out in the psychedelic mid 1960s, they were playing clubs, led by Syd Barrett on guitar. But once David Gilmour took over, they evolved into a stadium-rock band and began crafting extravagant concept albums. Now one of the biggest-selling acts of all time, you can bet they knew how to write an interesting chord sequence.

How to play the blues like Eric Clapton

Now that you’ve mastered the basics of the pentatonic scale, it’s time to look at the masters themselves to see how the most legendary blues players utilise the shapes we’ve learned in their own playing. First up, it’s Old Slowhand.

Essential Blues Guitar Lessons Part 14: The minor pentatonic scale – Shapes 4 & 5

We round-up our year-long exploration of the basics of blue by finishing off the five basic shapes of the pentatonic scale.
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