Songs

Here is a list of the songs we teach at Garage Band University, always free.

Nirvana – “Come As You Are” (Riff)

July 1, 2011 11 Comments

Nirvana helped start the alternative rock movement and brought with them some classic guitar riffs. Here’s one of Kurt’s best.

Led Zeppelin – “Dazed and Confused” (Riff)

June 30, 2011 1 Comment

Welcome to melodies 1! Today we’re learning the Led Zeppelin riff “Dazed and Confused,” which is super easy yet super heavy. Enjoy!

Chicago – “25 or 6 to 4″ (Riff)

June 30, 2011 2 Comments

Learn to play the main riff from this Chicago classic.

White Stripes – “Seven Nation Army” (Riff)

June 30, 2011 2 Comments

Dig out your red shirt and pants, cause today we’re learning the main riff to “7 Nation Army”

Weezer – “Undone” (Chords)

August 3, 2011 2 Comments

Grab your horn rimmed glasses because we’re taking a trip back to the 90′s to check out the Weezer classic “Undone (The Sweater Song).”

Led Zeppelin – “Heartbreaker” (Riff)

August 2, 2011 2 Comments

To practice our alternate picking we’ve got a great riff from the mighty Led Zeppelin. “Heartbreaker” is super heavy but certainly within your reach. Good luck!

John Lennon – “Working Class Hero”

August 3, 2011 1 Comment

“Working Class Hero” is a politically driven song about social injustice, but underneath the message lies a super catchy song in 34. We’ll teach you how to play it!

Jethro Tull – “Aqualung”

July 1, 2011 1 Comment

We’re getting back to our melodies with Jethro Tull’s “Aqualung.” Sitting on a park bench!

Lynyrd Skynyrd – “Free Bird” (Chords)

August 3, 2011 1 Comment

Today we’re learning the ultimate southern rock anthem to get some practice with the dreaded F chord. Raise your lighters and let’s get started!

The Beatles – “Let It Be” (Chords)

August 3, 2011 3 Comments

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!

Cream – “Sunshine of Your Love” (Riff)

June 30, 2011 2 Comments

Hey guys, today we’re checking out the main riff of “Sunshine of Your Love.” This is a must know in every guitar player’s arsenal, and another step in our melodies 2 series.

“God Save the Queen”

July 4, 2011 33 Comments

We’re looking at songs that use notes out of the C major scale, and today we’re looking at the British national anthem “God Save the Queen”

Heart – “Crazy On You” (Riff)

July 1, 2011 1 Comment

This song really has it all, but today we’ll be looking at the main riff. Who says girls can’t rock too?

Bon Jovi – “Living On A Prayer” (Riff)

August 2, 2011 11 Comments

Grab your talk box because we’ve got a classic riff from the garden state native, this time it’s the main riff to Bon Jovi’s “Living On A Prayer.”

Staind – “So Far Away” (Chords)

August 3, 2011 2 Comments

To get some more practice with the 34 time signature we’ve got a great song from the alternative rock band Staind. We hope you like it!

Jimi Hendrix – “Hey Joe” (Chords)

August 3, 2011 2 Comments

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!

Guns N’ Roses – “Sweet Child O’ Mine” (Chords)

August 3, 2011 1 Comment

Today we’re learning the Guns N’ Roses classic “Sweet Child O Mine” to get some practice with our misses and folk strumming. Enjoy guys!

Green Day – Boulevard of Broken Dreams (lead)

June 30, 2011 12 Comments

Here we’ll be learning the lead part to Green Day’s “Boulevard of Broken Dreams.” In a future lesson, we’ll be looking at the chords, but for now, just have fun with this cool little solo!

Foo Fighters – “Big Me”

August 3, 2011 3 Comments

The Foo Fighters are one of the biggest bands today, but this is the song that started it all for Dave Grohl. So let’s get started!

Bruce Springsteen – Born to Run (Riff)

June 30, 2011 10 Comments

In this lesson we’ll be learning the main lead riff to “Born to Run” by Bruce Springsteen. We’ll use three strings so this might require more coordination than our previous riffs!

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