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Sam’s Lesson Of The Day!
Today's lesson is pretty much for the person just getting their chops together. This lesson will help you to launch into a blues lead. Now almost all rock and roll is from the roots of the blues so this will help you in many ways blues or rock...
Sam’s Lesson Of The Day!
For today's lesson we will go back in time to early Creedence Clearwater Revival. We will work on the lead to Born On The Bayou by John Fogerty and how sometimes things can sound easy and mabie they are and then again maybe not. John Fogerty was a master at simple songs that sounded great and m…
Sam’s lesson Of The Day!
Today's lesson is how to play up and down the neck with the pentatonic scale. If you are a beginner or even an accomplished player this can give you a lot of help and increase your lead playing. This is one of those things like riding a bicycle once you learn it you will always remember...
Sam’s Lesson Of The Day!
Today's lesson is a beginner lesson. A very simple song by Creedence Clearwater Revival that still gets a lot of radio airplay to this day. Bad Moon Rising was on the Green River album and was a major hit for Creedence. Although it has lyrics that have been misunderstood for years it is not the…
Sam’s Lesson Of The Day!
Well I don't think you can play enough Lynyrd Skynyrd if you are in an active band.Or even if you are playing by yourself at home. Most Skynyrd songs are pretty easy and won't take to long to learn. Plus they are a major crowd pleaser because most people can sing along because they know th…
Sam’s Lesson Of The Day!
For today's lesson I thought we would get away from the guitar and work on some bass. Slap bass is different in that it gives a way different sound. I can't tell you much as I am not a bass player. I have set in a few times with a bass but just ran random bass lines...
Sam’s Lesson Of The Day!
Todays lesson is some Ted Nugent from the Free For All album. Today we dig into Dog Eat Dog by the Motor City Madman. This is a great song and a burner for any bar band to pick up on. It's not too tuff and is a blast to play. So loosen up those fingers and most of all Enjoy...
Sam’s Lesson Of The Day!
Today's lesson was a huge hit in the seventies. And it is a song about something that really happened. And we are talking about Commander Cody and the song Hot Rod Lincoln. Guaranteed if you crank this one out in a bar you will get plenty of reaction...
Sam’s Lesson Of The Day!
Today's lesson goes way back to the beginning of the rock and roll scene. And a lot of people can play this riff but do they play it right? Well none of them have to be right all the time but this one sounds sooo much better if it is played the right way...
Sam’s Lesson Of The Day!
For today's lesson we are going to learn a great crowd pleaser by Lynyrd Skynyrd. On the Hunt is not that difficult and is a lot of fun to play. Almost any Lynyrd Skynyrd is great music in any bar atmosphere. And the best part is all Skynyrd is fun to play and will get the crowd up and stompin.…
Sam’s Lesson Of The Day!
Today's lesson is from a session musician and being a session man they can do it all. Today's lesson is on blues soloing over chords. Session guys get called to play for many people and for all kinds of different music all the time and they can do it all...
Sam’s Lesson Of The Day!
For today's lesson I thought some rockin Queen would be nice. Tie Your Mother Down is a fantastic tune that would go over well in any bar setting or anyplace for that matter. It's really not too tough of a song but the lead might take some time...

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