Beginner Acoustic Guitar Lessons

Guitar lessons for the absolute beginner for acoustic or electic. From how to hold the guitar to playing along with U2!
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  • Lectures 12
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 10/2015 English

Course Description

If you are an absolute beginner on guitar then this course is right for you! All you need is a tuned guitar and a pic to get started! You will learn basic open chords like C, Am, E, D, G and A. Then you will put them together to play along to hits from Eric Clapton, U2 and Bob Marley. There are 11 detailed lessons available and ideally it will take you 2-3 months to complete the course. Upon completion you will play along to Knockin' On Heaven's Door, Sweet Home Alabama, Stir It Up, Fly Away, Hang on Sloopy, and With or Without You. Finally there is a beginner course that not only teaches you songs, but shows you how to play along to them!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • play the E, Am, C, G , D, and Bm chords
  • play along to Knockin' on Heaven's Door by Eric Clapton
  • play along to Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynrd
  • play along to Stir It Up by Bob Marley
  • play along to Fly Away by Lenny Kravitz
  • play along to Hang On Sloopy by The MoCoy's
  • play along to With or Without You by U2

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is for absolute beginners on guitar. It is not for people who can already play some songs.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction
Lesson 1
Section 2: Learning Chords and Simple Excercises
In Lesson 2 you will learn the E and A minor chords.
In Lesson 3 you will learn to play the C and A minor chords.
In Lesson 4 you will go over the G and A minor sequence.
In Lesson 5 you will learn the G and D chord sequence.
Section 3: Learning Songs
In Lesson 6 you will do the song "Knockin' On Heavens Door. Fun!
In Lesson 7 you will learn to play along to "Sweet Home Alabama."
In Lesson 8 you will learn the A chord, then play along with "Stir It Up."
In Lesson 9 you will play along with "Fly Away."
In Lesson 10 you will learn to play along with "Hang on Sloopy."
In Lesson 11 you will learn to play along with "With or Without You."

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Instructor Biography

Dyce Kimura, Guitar Instructor at Udemy

"From your first lesson, I will have you making music. And, I will inspire you to keep on creating fresh ideas and new songs. The guitar is not an easy instrument to play, but if you aspire to be accomplished; I can get you there." -Dyce Kimura

Dyce has 30 years of playing experience and 14 years of full time teaching experience. He specializes in making complex concepts easy to understand with practical application in his music classes.

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