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Posted March 22, 2018

5 Top Country Songs to Learn on Guitar

Some of the top country songs feature incredibly interesting and unique guitar playing. From Willie Nelson, to the Carter Family, to Kenny Chesney and more, these are five of the best country songs to learn on guitar. 

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Posted March 14, 2018

What type of guitarist are you?

Take the quiz and see what type of guitarist you are! 

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Posted February 28, 2018

Easy Guitar Songs for Electric Guitar

Guitar lessons mean nothing if you're not learning to play actual songs. That's why Guitar Tricks has a ton of great song tutorials for you to learn when you've mastered the Core Learning System, or if you just need a break from routine. These easy guitar songs are great, especially if you're a beginner that recently picked up an electric guitar.

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Posted February 5, 2018

Instructor Spotlight: Anders Mouridsen

He's taught you how to play the blues, he's taught you how to play rock leads, and he's even got some serious country guitar chops. The focus of this week's blog post is Anders Mouridsen. Anders is a GuitarTricks.com instructor, and guitarist for the Grammy-nominated country singer, Cam.&

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Posted February 2, 2018

Guitar Music Terms - Guitar Tricks Quiz

Learning guitar for the first time can be challenging, but it can be even more difficult when all of the technical language come into play. What's a saddle? Where's the bridge? An aspiring guitarist must also learn a handful of new lingo just to keep up. Hopefully this quiz can help you memorize some of the key words that are used in the Guitar Fundamentals course and make learning just a bit easier. 

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Posted January 18, 2018

How to Choose a Starter Guitar

Buying your first guitar can be a daunting task if you aren’t 100% sure what to look for. Not to mention there are a dime-a-dozen cheap brands out there so how can you tell if you are getting a good deal? Here are some helpful considerations when making your first guitar purchase that will steer you in the right direction, whether you are shopping new or used.

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Posted December 6, 2017

Play Metal Christmas Songs and More!

Hey everyone, Billy here. It's December already and that means it's the time for giving, and staying inside, playing awesome jams with friends and family. 

First thing's first. The best way to celebrate the holidays is playing your favorite songs like "Silent Night," "Jingle Bells," and "Deck the Halls" but with a nose-bleeding, overdriven guitar! Learn how to add a bit of metal in your eggnog this season by playing a metal version of "Deck the Halls" below.

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Posted November 20, 2017

The Beatles, Which One Are You?! Quiz

The Beatles have long been known as one of the most popular and important rock bands in history. If you're a fan of the mopheads that arguably started the "British Invasion," go ahead and take the quiz to see which Liverpool boy you most resemble in spirit and in life. 

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Posted October 26, 2017

How To Play Halloween Songs and Guitar Riffs

It’s that time of the year again. Time for spooky riffs and progressions that go bump in the night! For those who want to melt faces while also celebrating the best time of the year, here’s a little trick from an old friend. 

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