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The Six Most Valuable Guitars of All Time

<b>By Christopher Scapelliti</b><p>John Lennon’s 1962 Gibson J-160E jumbo acoustic-electric flattop smashed world records when it sold for $2.4 million at …

Guitar

July 2018 Guitar World Gear and Lesson Videos

2<p>SHARES<p>These lesson videos are bonus content related to the July 2018 issue of <i>Guitar World</i>. For the full range of interviews, gear reviews, features, …

Guitar

Guitar Essentials: How to Harness the Powerfully Versatile Mixolydian Mode

0<p>SHARES<p>The Mixolydian mode is a favorite among guitarists in a number of different genres. It’s constructed starting on the fifth degree of any major …

Electric Guitar

Charlie Parker For Guitar – Licks, Patterns & Cliches

Charlie Parker (aka “Bird”) is one of the founders of bebop. He was the master of chord tone improvisation and that’s why his playing is so …

Electric Guitar

Hear Eric Clapton’s Isolated Guitar Track From the Beatles’ ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps’ (1968)

George Harrison of the Beatles was an accomplished guitar player with a distinctive soloing style. So you might think that with a song as personal …

Guitar

How to Master the Pentatonic Scale on the Entire Fretboard

Guitar instructor Paul Davids—the man behind GW favorites "Are We All Tuning Our Guitars Wrong?" and "Is This the Mother of All Finger Exercises?," …

Electric Guitar

Eight Tips for On-the-Road Guitar and Gear Maintenance

Having worked as a tech on and off tour, as well as touring with my band, I’ve seen how bands use, care for and abuse their gear at all levels.<p>I …

Guitar

13-Year-Old Derek Trucks Tears It Up on "Layla"

Check out this video of a 13-year-old Derek Trucks performing the "Layla" outro, followed by a blues jam, while opening for the Allman Brothers …

Allman Brothers Band

Maximize the Melody: How to Make a Guitar Solo Sing

0<p>SHARES<p>Last month, I discussed some of the differences between the studio and live stage environments. I cited the tune “What Hurts the Most,” which …

Electric Guitar

Cliff Burton Documentary: The Salvation Kingdom

The late, great Cliff Burton is the subject of a new documentary called The Salvation Kingdom. The 93-minute video is an intimate look at Burton as a …

Hobbies

Guitar Essentials: 10 New Melodic Scale Sequences

Learning scale patterns is a typical starting point for many aspiring soloists, and the first step usually involves mastering scales in a linear …

Electric Guitar

Incredible 720p HD Footage of a Live Nirvana Performance of ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ From 1991

Incredible 720p HD footage from the film “Live at the Paramount” shows the members of Nirvana (with Dave Grohl on drums) performing a really raw and …

Nirvana

Jaw Dropping Remastered Footage of Led Zeppelin Performing of ‘Dazed and Confused’ Live in 1973

In a remastered clip from the iconic film The Song Remains the Same, the members of Led Zeppelin perform a jaw-dropping version of “Dazed and …

Guitar

How to Take Overused Licks and Make Them Brand-New

3.6K<p>SHARES<p>We've all got those licks that we default to when we’re improvising and need to play something on the spot.<p>When played over and over again …

Electric Guitar

String Bending: The One-Hour Workout

48<p>SHARES<p>We’ve all seen “blues face”—that gruesomely contorted grimace that suggests the guitarist behind it is expressing his or her deepest feelings …

40 Ways to Play a 'C' Chord

0<p>SHARES<p>“What would Jimi do?" It's a question I've asked myself countless times over the last four decades, particularly when faced with creating …

Rig Rundown - Yes' Steve Howe and Chris Squire

<i>Premier Guitar</i>'s Shawn Hammond is on location in Omaha, Nebraska, where he catches up with Yes' Chris Squire and Steve Howe to check out their …

45 Ways to Bend a Guitar String

194<p>SHARES<p>Awhile back, Jim Lill—him of "How to Blow Minds on Guitar—with Just One Finger" fame—released a video detailing 45 different ways to bend a …

How to Play This Common Blues Turnaround

228<p>SHARES<p>You know that moment in ZZ Top's "La Grange," where everything stops and Billy Gibbons plays a dramatic, beautiful descending lick? Well, if …

Fender's excellent desktop app for learning to play songs is now free

Fender’s $35 Riffstation desktop app, which helps you break down songs to learn its chords and riffs at your own pace, is now available for free on macOS and Windows.<p>Fire it up, open an MP3 or CD track, and Riffstation will break it down to show you the chords for the entire song. You can also slow …

Guitar

Jeff Beck Talks Eric Clapton Rivalry and What Motown Taught Him

"I was going to write an autobiography once," Jeff Beck says with a laugh. "I started writing it, and then I thought, 'No, let them dig around when …

Since I've Been Loving You Intro by LED ZEPPELIN - Guitar Lesson

Learning the David Gilmour Bend

598<p>SHARES<p>Guitar instructor Paul Davids—the man behind GW favorites "Are We All Tuning Our Guitars Wrong" and "Is This the Mother of All Finger …

Super Easy Guitar Octaves Beginner Lesson | Guitar Tricks

Stevie Ray Vaughan’s “Number One” tells its Story!

<b>By Eric Dahl</b>I was raised by a blues playing bass guitarist, so as a youth my parents warped my mind predominantly with that genre of music with their …

A Guide to Pentatonic Slides

2<p>SHARES<p>In this lesson, I’ll be demonstrating one of the best ways to transition up and down the neck on the fly.<p>I frequently utilize this technique …

The Overlooked Musical Pioneers You Really Should Know

So you think you’ve heard all of the greatest music ever made? As Al Jolson used to say, you ain’t heard nothing yet. For a combination of reasons – …

Bebop Guitar – The Beginner’s Guide

Bebop is one of the most exciting, engaging, and popular jazz styles, and has captivated guitarists for decades. Though you may dig the bebop sound …

Nashville session ace Guthrie Trapp’s top 5 tips for guitarists: "Don’t overplay. Always let somebody else ask you to ramp up"

<b>Guthrie Trapp likes to let it rip. His life has taken him from cutting his teeth playing guitar as a youth in Flora-Bama all the way to the biggest</b> …

Dylan Carlson’s top 5 tips for guitarists: “Even with repetition and a good riff, songs should have an arc”

<b>Dylan Carlson is the sort of guitarist who is capable of shifting our perspective on the instrument.</b><p>The Texas-born Seattleite is responsible for …