60′s

The Who Style Open 7th Sus Chord Riff

September 1, 2011 No Comments

7th Sus chords are a favorite among The Who guitarist Pete Townhend and can be heard on many of their classic tracks. Today we’ll learn a riff inspired by the British mega group!

The Beatles – “Let It Be” (Chords)

August 3, 2011 1 Comment

To get more practice with the F chord, we’ve got an absolute classic, this time it’s The Beatles’ “Let It Be.” So let’s get started!

Jimi Hendrix – “Hey Joe” (Chords)

August 3, 2011 1 Comment

We’ve got a Hendrix classic to get some extra work with our newest batch of chords. This is an easy version that even a beginner can play and have fun with!

Bob Dylan – “The Times They Are A Changin”

August 3, 2011 No Comments

This Dylan masterpiece uses the 34 time signature to deliver a powerful message about an evolving world. Today we’ll show you how to play it.

James Brown Style Riff Using the Dorian Mode

July 28, 2011 1 Comment

The Dorian mode can be super funky, and we’ll show you how with this James Brown style riff.

Cream Style Riff Using Clapton Box

July 27, 2011 No Comments

The Clapton box is known for its low, grungy sound, and many bands, including Cream, have used it to create timeless riffs. We’ll show you how they might use it.

Wes Montgomery Style Adv. Octave Riff

July 26, 2011 No Comments

Jazz great Wes Montgomery used octaves extensively to create his signature sound. We’ll show you a typical way he might use this shape.

The Doors Style 7th Chord Riff

July 26, 2011 2 Comments

The Doors were known for combining jazz and blues influences into their psychadelic sound, and key to that was their use of 7th chords.

The Who Style Barre Chord Riff

July 7, 2011 No Comments

Here’s another riff to practice using all the different barre chords, this time in the style of British rock legends The Who.

Temptations Style Pentatonic Riff

July 5, 2011 No Comments

Learn a major pentatonic riff in the style of the Temptations. Get your Motown on!

“House of the Rising Sun”

July 5, 2011 1 Comment

Today we’re learning the classic folk song made popular by the Animals in the 60′s. Everyone knows it, so it’s going to be a ton of fun!

Roy Orbison – “Pretty Woman” (Riff)

July 1, 2011 No Comments

Grab your black suit and sunglasses for this one (purring optional)!