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  1. Building A Vocabulary (#2620) - Page 1 by Joe Ramirez (703)
    I am sticking to the key of "E" pretty standard stuff. I am using the" blues box" position. These are fairly simple licks. I wrote these licks on several parts of the neck to show how one can move around.The simple ideas wo...(more)
    Rock/Pop · Advanced · 7229 Hits · 3.75/5 (8 ratings) · Last modified: 3/20/2001
  2. Fun With Chord Changes (#2901) - Page 1 by Joe Ramirez (703)
    Simple stuff just solo in A for the first of five chord changes then F, G, Bminor and last but not least F sharp...try to get around the neck and try to keep it interesting for yourself...I'll try to explain the theory behind...(more)
    Rock/Pop · Advanced · 5524 Hits · 3.00/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 5/13/2001
  3. Funky Moves (#1908) - Page 1 by Karl Holder (154)
    This is a really fun style to play. This is a little funk vamp around A-7<br> cho|5|x|5|5|5|x|cho<br><br><br><br> This kind of thing is very hard to tab out...some general guidelines<br> 1) Wrap thumb around neck to grab...(more)
    Rock/Pop · Intermediate · 9709 Hits · 4.58/5 (12 ratings) · Last modified: 12/1/2000
  4. Power Chord Basics II (#622) - Page 2 by WholeNote Staff (593)
    <b>Mixing Full Chords with Muted Chords</b><br> So, by now, you should be familiar with 2 types of right-hand technique with respect to power chords: <ol><li>Picking the chords and letting the notes ring <li>Picking the ch...(more)
    Rock/Pop · Beginner · 64271 Hits · 4.50/5 (52 ratings) · Last modified: 1/30/2000
  5. Power Chord Basics II (#622) - Page 1 by WholeNote Staff (593)
    Welcome back to our continuing saga of the power chord and its uses. For a basic primer on power chords, take a look at our <a href="/cgi-bin/page_view.pl?l=617">Power Chord Basics I</a> lesson. In this lesson, we'll look a...(more)
    Rock/Pop · Beginner · 64271 Hits · 4.50/5 (52 ratings) · Last modified: 1/30/2000
  6. Cool Rock Chordal Ideas (#221) - Page 1 by Christopher Sung (9641)
    Looking at Scott Witherell's post about taking the next step got me thinking about how rock players often use little fills and 3-note chords to embellish their standard open-string chords and power chords. In this lesson, we...(more)
    Rock/Pop · Intermediate · 111448 Hits · 4.12/5 (113 ratings) · Last modified: 8/26/1999
  7. Cool Rock Song (#10352) - Page 1 by Conor Flynn (170)
    There is no lesson text for this page.
    Rock/Pop · Advanced · 5562 Hits · 4.50/5 (8 ratings) · Last modified: 10/31/2005
  8. Rock Ensemble #2 (#6828) - Page 2 by Coco Gaston (963)
    This is the same groove but now you add arpegios. Try to make each note as evenly as possible and dont speed up too much. Also, try to make the notes sound smooth. As always, start slow and biuld up speed to 100-150.
    Rock/Pop · Beginner · 4726 Hits · 3.67/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 8/4/2003
  9. Vinnie Moore Type Licks (#1732) - Page 1 by Joe Ramirez (703)
    They best way to learn how to play over chord changes is to practice improve.For this ex. what I do is give myself a certain chord(s) and develop a melody or guitar lead and work it around the progression. In this exampl...(more)
    Rock/Pop · Advanced · 10607 Hits · 4.48/5 (21 ratings) · Last modified: 11/5/2000
  10. A Greg Howe Warm-up. check it out (#2920) - Page 1 by Joe Ramirez (703)
    The first part of this example is based in A minor and is a great tool to build on improving your alternate picking and working with different positions on the neck.Start with a down stroke then up stroke always.I am showing ...(more)
    Rock/Pop · Advanced · 21702 Hits · 4.06/5 (35 ratings) · Last modified: 5/14/2001
  11. Power Chord Basics I (#617) - Page 2 by WholeNote Staff (593)
    Power chords are an extremely useful tool to have in your bag of tricks. Careers, if not entire genres of music have be based on them. As I said before these excellent little chords are composed of the root note and the fifth...(more)
    Rock/Pop · Beginner · 71175 Hits · 4.23/5 (77 ratings) · Last modified: 1/30/2000
  12. Can You Say "Cliche"? (#47) - Page 4 by Christopher Sung (9641)
    I think I used this lick on almost every rock gig I ever played. This one goes back to Alvin Lee of Ten Years After, Heartbreaker by Led Zep, and even the end of Free Bird. The cool thing is that you can just take it and mov...(more)
    Rock/Pop · Intermediate · 192561 Hits · 3.91/5 (124 ratings) · Last modified: 6/11/1999
  13. Just Passing It On (#3813) - Page 1 by Joe Ramirez (703)
    here it is a Gminor 7th chord. the sclae that was shown to me was a g dorian. g, a, bflat, c, d, e, f, g, with a few passing tones.
    Rock/Pop · Advanced · 4086 Hits · 4.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 12/11/2001
  14. Eric Johnson-type Licks (#4) - Page 1 by Christopher Sung (9641)
    A few years ago, I spent some time trying to get familiar with some of the devices that Eric uses to make his playing so fresh. Although he is known for his tone, and the violin-like brilliance in his playing, I found that h...(more)
    Rock/Pop · Expert · 266482 Hits · 4.24/5 (304 ratings) · Last modified: 5/13/1999
  15. Finding My Way Style (#10869) - Page 4 by Robert Ridgeway (1351)
    Here is the chrous were the first two measures are repeated four times before finishing the next four measures.
    Rock/Pop · Intermediate · 3482 Hits · No rating · Last modified: 4/24/2006
  16. Pentatonic Solo Shred (sorta) (#4105) - Page 1 by Evan DiGiambattista (403)
    I love to throw this in at the end of a solo. Its nice to have in your arsenal of faster runs: ) You can even detect some Yngwie influence...
    Rock/Pop · Intermediate · 5315 Hits · 4.25/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 2/6/2002
  17. Just Having Some Fun (#7944) - Page 1 by David Chaffin (1087)
    I was attempting to get a little better at the composer ie..bends and slides and stuff. This is what I came up with. I don't think it sounds half bad I just wish I could play it. I will be working on it, if anyone get's it...(more)
    Rock/Pop · Advanced · 5314 Hits · 3.50/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 4/18/2004
  18. Heres A Way To Practice Your Fingers (#3710) - Page 4 by Adel Abu Hamdeh (754)
    Heres another ascending/descending lick. Its an "upgrade" of the previous page. This time hammer your way up and the pull your way back, so to speak. The acending part is easy while the descending part demands concentration...(more)
    Rock/Pop · Intermediate · 13890 Hits · 4.38/5 (13 ratings) · Last modified: 11/19/2001
  19. This is my cool show off riff (#1624) - Page 1 by Joe Ramirez (703)
    When I would play a show I more than likey would get nervous. I developed this lick because it is based on a technique I use. I have re-vamped this because that single string was bland! This one envoles you to use your ri...(more)
    Rock/Pop · Advanced · 11283 Hits · 4.32/5 (19 ratings) · Last modified: 11/5/2000
  20. My First Written Solo (#7925) - Page 1 by David Chaffin (1087)
    here is my first try at writing a solo. It's a combination of some things I have been playing around with. If you have the time let me know what you think.
    Rock/Pop · Advanced · 2419 Hits · 3.60/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 4/16/2004