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Learn Fade Into You, by Mazzy Star, on Guitar

This post is a guitar lesson on how to play Fade Into You, by Mazzy Star, on guitar.

I've rated this tutorial to be at about a 3/10 difficulty rating if you choose the easy version, or a 5/10 difficulty rating if you choose to learn the accurate version. Either way, this song requires knowledge of at least three basic chords and an ability to play guitar strumming patterns at a fast tempo. I suggest that you have around 10-15 songs under your belt before you start learning this song.

Learn Dead Flowers, by The Rolling Stones, on Guitar

This post is a tutorial on how to play Dead Flowers, by The Rolling Stones on guitar.

I've rated this tutorial to be at about a 2/10 difficulty rating because this song uses three chords, the D–A–G chord system as I like to put it, and has one strumming pattern throughout the entire song. I suggest that you have about 5 songs under your belt before you start learning this song.

I'll be showing you a transcription of how to play Dead Flowers. There are two guitars in this song, an electric guitar and an acoustic rhythm guitar. I'll be showing you how to play the acoustic rhythm guitar part.

Learn the theme song for Parks and Recreation on guitar

This post is a tutorial on how to play the theme song for Parks and Recreation on solo guitar. This is really hard for many guitar solo enthusiasts to play, so I've rated this solo at a 6/10 difficulty level. In other words, don't attempt this tutorial if you're brand new to solo guitar. If you have a great deal of guitar solos under your belt, perhaps around 30-40 of them, then give this solo a shot.

Full troubleshooting section included as well as video. Enjoy!

Learn the Guitar Solo in Horse With No Name

This blog post is a tutorial on how to play the guitar solo in Horse With No Name by America on guitar.

While the rhythm guitar parts of Horse With No Name are relatively tame, the guitar solo in this song is anything but.

This solo is given a 5/10 difficulty rating because it uses alternate picking, slides, and requires some fancy fretwork. Therefore, I recommend that you attempt it only if you've learned about 15 guitar solos already.

Learn Horse With No Name on Guitar

A Navajo Indian man staking his horse to a hole in the desert sand so the horse does not wander off, ca.1900 (CHS-3260).jpg, Pierce, C.C. (Charles C.), 1861-1946, Public Domain.

This blog post is a tutorial on how to play Horse With No Name by America on guitar.

Horse With No Name is given a 1/10 song rating because it is requires only two chords and one strumming pattern. This means that the song is super appropriate for many (but not all) beginners to learn.

Learn Tugboat, by Galaxie 500, on Guitar

bowery ballroom / lower east side, manhattan, new york city, new york by Chris Robinson, Attribution 2.0 Generic

Tugboat is an epic song. It's the result of just two chords and a whole lot of reverb. Pretty cool, huh?

This blog post is a complete tutorial on how to play Tugboat by Galaxie 500 on guitar. Learning this song and mastering it will help you learn to keep the strumming going, regardless of how your chords sound. This is a crucial skill for your long term enjoyment of guitar.

I will show you the chords, the strumming pattern, and the chord progression of this song. Additionally, I'll share a couple of practice suggestions that will make this song easier for you to play. Finally, I'll go over some troubleshooting tips if you're having a little trouble.

Let's hit this.