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  1. Nothing (#8009) - Page 1 by Mike Hunt (162)
    Easy To Play Song
    Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 4642 Hits · No rating · Last modified: 4/27/2004
  2. Saintly (#6878) - Page 2 by Simon Wiesner (181)
    <html> <color=blue <font size=30 <br/><br/> this song is a very good warm up song please rate it i would be glad if you would</b>
    Acoustic/Folk · Advanced · 3110 Hits · 3.33/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 8/18/2003
  3. Saintly (#6878) - Page 1 by Simon Wiesner (181)
    <html> <color=blue <font size=30 <br/><br/> this song is a very good warm up song please rate it i would be glad if you would not to be play at tempo 30 or higer unless your jesus i forgot to breaks (stupid me)</b>
    Acoustic/Folk · Advanced · 3110 Hits · 3.33/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 8/18/2003
  4. Rancheras (#5514) - Page 1 by Fernando Pontaza (209)
    The average ranchera is very similar to a country song. The only two cords in this example are A and E. Follow the first part in A and then the second in E, after that just switch back and for between the too and feel free ...(more)
    Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 6790 Hits · 4.25/5 (12 ratings) · Last modified: 11/12/2002
  5. Adding Hammer-Ons to Your Strumming (#39) - Page 5 by Christopher Sung (9641)
    So let's put it all together in a short four-bar tune where the progression is D - A - G - G. We use the same strumming pattern for each measure, and for the first strum in each measure, we use the hammer-on that you've lear...(more)
    Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 273425 Hits · 4.08/5 (278 ratings) · Last modified: 6/6/1999
  6. Adding Suspensions to Your Strumming (#71) - Page 4 by Christopher Sung (9641)
    OK, so let's put in all together in a typical progression. In the example below, our progression is:<br/><br/> <b>E - D - A - A</b><br/><br/> In the first beat of every measure, we hit the corresponding major chord solid, and then we ja...(more)
    Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 123343 Hits · 4.36/5 (130 ratings) · Last modified: 6/22/1999
  7. Using the C add9 chord (#223) - Page 2 by Christopher Sung (9641)
    One of the advantages of having the D on top is that you can play it with other chords that have a D and never move your finger off that D as you go through the chords. The concept of how you minimize the amount of finger mo...(more)
    Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 48630 Hits · 4.57/5 (35 ratings) · Last modified: 8/30/1999
  8. Using the C add9 chord (#223) - Page 1 by Christopher Sung (9641)
    One of my favorite chords is the add9 chord. You can create it by taking your favorite major chord and adding the note that is one whole-step (i.e. two frets) above the root. For a C major chord, the note two frets above C ...(more)
    Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 48630 Hits · 4.57/5 (35 ratings) · Last modified: 8/30/1999
  9. Common Minor Chord Variations (#772) - Page 2 by Christopher Sung (9641)
    Now, let's take a look at some common variations for the open E minor chord: cho|0|2|2|0|0|0|1. E minor|cho cho|0|2|2|2|0|0|2. E sus4|cho cho|0|2|2|0|3|0|3. E min7|cho cho|0|2|2|0|0|2|4. E min9|cho |cr| So what's going on ...(more)
    Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 20899 Hits · 4.32/5 (28 ratings) · Last modified: 7/24/2000
  10. Common Major Chord Variations (#745) - Page 4 by Christopher Sung (9641)
    For the E major chord, we can use our pinky to play the F# at the 2nd fret on the 1st string, creating an E Add9 chord (remember that one?). In general with these types of chords, it's often about playing the common chord vo...(more)
    Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 33442 Hits · 4.11/5 (19 ratings) · Last modified: 3/1/2000
  11. Cowboy Hat (#6366) - Page 2 by Coco Gaston (963)
    Just as hard and dull and not good sounding as the first part. This piece was played at the apollo once, they threw the guy playing it out and everybody left, maybe now you know why.I heard rico got inspired by vidio games an...(more)
    Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 4024 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 4/5/2003
  12. Common Major Chord Variations (#745) - Page 3 by Christopher Sung (9641)
    Now, let's look at our G chord. For our stock open string G major chord, we can add in the D at the 3rd fret on the 2nd string. In addition, we can remove the high G at the 3rd fret on the 1st string. These chords then loo...(more)
    Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 33442 Hits · 4.11/5 (19 ratings) · Last modified: 3/1/2000
  13. Original Piece (#9723) - Page 1 by Mal Moon (41)
    A good piece for practicing up & down speed picking, with some occasional finger plucking. Good luck.
    Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 1448 Hits · 1.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 5/10/2005
  14. A Nice Little Proggression (#9975) - Page 1 by Thor Brinsfield (200)
    This is only my second lesson so bare with mistakes. This is just a nice little riff that you can just do whatever with. I am starting to learn and figure out how to do diminished chords. I don't think these are it, but oh...(more)
    Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 9219 Hits · 1.33/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 7/26/2005
  15. Nails (#5911) - Page 4 by Gregory Wolff (572)
    Now that we have hinted at and emphasized this change, we actually leap into the G Major chord. The opening chord is an open G Major with and added D from the second string. This provides very minor modification to the E Mi...(more)
    Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 10041 Hits · 4.17/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 4/9/2003
  16. Common Major Chord Variations (#745) - Page 6 by Christopher Sung (9641)
    OK, so let's put it all together with a chord progression that features some of these variations. Play along with the example and try to recognize where the variations occur. The whole point of this is to make smooth transi...(more)
    Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 33442 Hits · 4.11/5 (19 ratings) · Last modified: 3/1/2000
  17. Basic Inversions of Major Chords (#20) - Page 5 by Christopher Sung (9641)
    So now, let's put it all together in an example in D major. The chord progession here is: <ul> <li><b>D - A/C# - C - G/B - Am - G - D/F# - Em</b> </ul> Note how the bass completely descends, never moving more than 2 fret...(more)
    Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 131411 Hits · 4.14/5 (137 ratings) · Last modified: 5/23/1999
  18. Common Minor Chord Variations (#772) - Page 3 by Christopher Sung (9641)
    And now, how 'bout some common variations for the open D minor chord: cho|x|0|0|2|3|1|1. D minor|cho cho|x|0|0|2|3|0|2. D sus2|cho cho|x|0|0|2|3|3|3. D sus4|cho cho|x|0|0|2|1|1|4. D min7|cho |cr| So what's going on here? ...(more)
    Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 20899 Hits · 4.32/5 (28 ratings) · Last modified: 7/24/2000
  19. Midnight Reflection (#4910) - Page 1 by Jay Smurf (502)
    Currently this is only a two bar intro to a work in progress but I figured I would give everyone a taste. Try getting the hammer-ons timed right they give a lot of flavor to the piece. Also put loop on atleast once, Good Lu...(more)
    Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 2082 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 7/16/2002
  20. Open voice chord progression (#650) - Page 1 by Greg Seeno (119)
    Play rhthym....E / /// ///G/ /// ///E/ /// ///D7/E/ /// /// chords, AS shown below in tab
    Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 8911 Hits · 2.55/5 (11 ratings) · Last modified: 7/18/2000