sam's lesson

Sam’s Lesson Of The Day!
Today's lesson is from the Byrdman who is a leader in teaching riffs from the Motor City Madman.   Learn the secrets of the Ted Nugent Cat Scratch Fever Riff! It's as easy as A, B, C, yet very few people ever learn to play it correctly. Cat Scratch Fever is one of the greatest Ro…
Sam’s Lesson Of The Day!
Today's lesson is the same song that I just posted from John prine. Illegal Smile is a tune about smoking pot or maybe some other  Illegal substance that could make you smile a great big fat smile. It's not a rocker but a great flat top song you could play at a party and have a l…
Sam’s Lesson Of The Day!
For today's lesson we head back to Marty who is a great teacher. Marty breaks things down and makes it a lot easier with tuning and the slide and just a great teacher. Today's lesson is a Led Zeppelin tune from the ZOSO album. When The Levee Breaks is actually an old song that Zep covered.…
Sam’s lesson Of The Day!
Today's lesson is once again with Marty. Marty is a good teacher and makes things easy to learn. Today we will do the "A" major pentatonic run made simple. "A" is a great cord for this because a lot of rock and roll is in the key of "A". So …
Sam’s Lesson Of The Day!
In this lesson, Stefan teaches you how to improvise a slow blues in E. E is always a good cord to learn some blues in because it is an easy cord to progress into some slide, and one of the easy chords to sing in. A lot of songs are in E so you can take something that you learn here and improvise it …
Sam’s Lesson Of The Day!
Once again we will do a lesson from the birthday boy himself. An electric guitar lesson on how to play "Mississippi Queen" by Mountain featuring Leslie West on guitar.
This lesson covers the rhythm and the leads, as well as the second verse fills...
Sam’s Lesson Of The Day!
Today's lesson is a nice piece from Jimi Hendrix called Crosstown Traffic. Andy Aledort gives a good lesson on the beginning of this Hendrix tune. It's one that might not be the best for a bar but what a great tune. Although i'm sure that if you whip this out in a bar no one would thr…
Sam’s Lesson Of The Day!
For today's lesson I thought maybe we should get a lesson from one of the masters. And that master would be Joe Walsh showing some slide in the key of E.  This looks like Joe back in the day before he got sober but none the less as Joe points out a lot of the sound and performance you get …
Sam’s Lesson Of The Day!
In today's lesson we will indulge on some George Thorogood for non slide players. So if your band would like to play some George and you don't have a slide player this is right up your alley.  Thorogood songs are always good bar songs because they aren't that hard and the crowd a…
Sam’s Lesson Of The Day!
Today's lesson is on playing the slide guitar. This is a beginners lesson on how to use your fingers on your right hand for more control. Then we take a look at the placement of the slide and how to get a comfortable fit for you. Playing a good slide guitar can come in real handy playing in a b…
Sam’s Lesson Of The Day!
Today's lesson is from our old friend Marty who I think is a great tutor. Today's song is also one that is not very hard and would be great for beginners. Cocaine is actually a JJ Cale song that Eric Clapton made famous. As I said it's not to hard and shouldn't take you very long…
Sam’s Lesson Of The Week!
In today's lesson I thought maybe some old James Gang would fit the bill.  Walk Away was on the James Gangs third and last album with Joe Walsh. The album was called of course Thirds. Joe Walsh was playing writing singing and doing all the leads and not getting much help from the rest of t…

Load More Articles