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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Rock Guitar Songs

30 Rock Guitar Hits

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30 Rock Guitar Hits. Guitar Mixed Folio. Complete Idiot's Guide. Rock. Instructional book. With standard guitar notation, guitar tablature, guitar chord diagrams and instructional text. Alfred Music #00-27756. Published by Alfred Music (AP.27756).

Item Number: AP.27756

ISBN 0739046284. 9x12 inches. English.

Now beginning guitarists don't have to waste time practicing chords to play rock songs. With more than 30 classic and contemporary rock songs by popular artists - from Santana to Hoobastank - this songbook uses simplified arrangements and technique tips, so you can play Van Halen and Led Zeppelin without the intimidating solos and riffs.The Complete Idiot's Guide songbooks are designed to get novice guitarists playing immediately, and playing the songs that inspired them to pick up a guitar in the first place. Each song in The Complete Idiot's Guide books is preceded by a lesson that focuses on the most important technical and musical features. Fingerings, patterns, and techniques are discussed and broken down to help make learning smooth and simple. Most guitar songs are relatively easy to play, and the arrangements in these books are simplified just enough to show those core, natural guitar parts without being overcomplicated, just the way a friend might show another how to play a song one-on-one. Learning is made even simpler with each song written in standard music notation plus TAB and guitar chord diagrams. Learning hit rock songs was never so easy! Pick up The Complete Idiot's Guide to Rock Guitar Songs and learn all 30 tunes from acclaimed artists like Cream * AC/DC * Guns N' Roses * Jimi Hendrix * Green Day * and many more.

  • Reviewing the Basics 
  • Getting to Know Your Guitar 
  • The Parts of Your Guitar 
  • Using Your Right Hand 
  • Using Your Left Hand 
  • Tuning Your Guitar 
  • The Basics of Music Notation 
  • Reading Guitar Tablature (TAB) 
  • Songs 
  • After Midnight  Composed by Eric Clapton
  • All Along the Watchtower  Composed by Jimi Hendrix
  • American Idiot  Composed by Green Day
  • Back In Black  Composed by AC/DC
  • Bad Company  Composed by Bad Company
  • Bad to the Bone  Composed by George Thorogood
  • Boulevard of Broken Dreams  Composed by Green Day
  • Casey Jones  Composed by The Grateful Dead
  • China Grove  Composed by The Doobie Brothers
  • Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap  Composed by AC/DC
  • Dr. Feelgood  Composed by Motley Crue
  • Europa (Earth's Cry Heaven's Smile)  Composed by Santana
  • For What It's Worth  Composed by Buffalo Springfield
  • Gimme Some Lovin'  Composed by The Spencer Davis Group
  • The House of the Rising Sun  Composed by The Animals
  • How You Remind Me  Composed by Nickelback
  • In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida  Composed by Iron Butterfly
  • Jump  Composed by Van Halen
  • Layla  Composed by Derek & The Dominos
  • Mama Told Me Not to Come  Composed by Three Dog Night
  • Panama  Composed by Van Halen
  • Peter Gunn  Composed by Duane Eddy
  • The Reason  Composed by Hoobastank
  • Sunshine of Your Love  Composed by Cream
  • Sweet Child O' Mine  Composed by Guns N' Roses
  • Truckin'   Composed by The Grateful Dead
  • Welcome to the Jungle  Composed by Guns N' Roses
  • When I Come Around  Composed by Green Day
  • Wild Night  Composed by Van Morrison
  • Appendixes 
  • Appendix A: Chord Theory 
  • Appendix B: Guitar Fingerboard Chart 
  • Appendix C: Glossary 

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