Songs

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

“God Save the Queen”

July 4, 2011 No 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”

ACDC – “Back in Black” (Riff)

July 1, 2011 No Comments

A must know for every guitar student. This is the opening riff that combines chords we know with single note picking.

Bob Dylan – “Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door”

August 2, 2011 2 Comments

To get some practice with the four main acoustic chords we are going to learn the Bob Dylan classic “Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door.” Enjoy guys!

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.

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

August 2, 2011 No 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.”

Bruce Springsteen – Born to Run (Riff)

June 30, 2011 No 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!

Chicago – “25 or 6 to 4″ (Riff)

June 30, 2011 1 Comment

Learn to play the main riff from this Chicago classic.

Cream – “Sunshine of Your Love” (Riff)

June 30, 2011 1 Comment

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.

Foo Fighters – “Big Me”

August 3, 2011 1 Comment

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!

Green Day – Boulevard of Broken Dreams (lead)

June 30, 2011 1 Comment

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!

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

August 3, 2011 No Comments

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!

Heart – “Crazy On You” (Riff)

July 1, 2011 No Comments

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

Iron Butterfly – “Inna Gotta Davida” (Riff)

June 30, 2011 1 Comment

One of the trippiest songs ever made, “Inna Gotta Davida” is one of the first truly heavy riffs ever. Enjoy folks!

Jethro Tull – “Aqualung”

July 1, 2011 No Comments

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

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!

John Lennon – “Working Class Hero”

August 3, 2011 No Comments

“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!

Judas Priest – “Breakin the Law” (Riff)

July 1, 2011 No Comments

We’re going old school metal for the main hook of this Judas Priest song. Grab your leather and get rockin!

Led Zeppelin – “Dazed and Confused” (Riff)

June 30, 2011 No Comments

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

Led Zeppelin – “Heartbreaker” (Riff)

August 2, 2011 1 Comment

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!

Lynyrd Skynyrd – “Free Bird” (Chords)

August 3, 2011 No Comments

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!

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