Guitar Tricks Blog
Posted April 3, 2019

Eric Clapton Songs - 5 Classics to Learn

eric clapton songsEric Clapton's songs and work have catapulted him into the Rock Hall-of-Fame as an iconic rock and blues guitarist, singer and songwriter. He’s been part of monumental bands like Cream, assisted with a number of Beatles tracks, and have found great success as a solo artist. 

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Posted March 27, 2019

Am Chord Guitar - Explained!

The Am chord on guitar, or also known as the A minor, is a triad composed from the A major scale. The most common ways to play it is in the open position, at the first fret, or as a barre chord in the fifth position. Since it’s a minor chord, it is often used in slow or mellow songs thanks to its dark sounding tone. 

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Posted March 22, 2019

Guitar Practice Tips and Tools Guaranteed to Work

Guitar practice is any time you pick up the guitar and play. Whether you're playing something new for the first time or you're going over something you already know, practice is important because it keeps your fingers and hands warmed up and your muscle memory in tip top condition. 

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Posted March 20, 2019

Fretboard Notes and 5 Ways to Find Them

A fretboard, or fingerboard of a guitar is the part of the neck where all the metal frets are placed. Musicians press the string down on different parts of the fretboard to play notes and chords. The fretboard notes of a guitar is not labeled so when a guitarist begins to learn, they simply will have to memorize where each note is through practice. Luckily, there are a number of tools to help with this. 

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