Standard tuning is the “default” tuning for the guitar. Most songs that you will learn will be in standard tuning. This lesson will show you how to tune to standard tuning. Read More »Tune Guitar: 6 Ways To Get In Your Guitar In Tune
The five basic chord shapes are the open C, A, G, E, and D chords. Together they spell the word CAGED which helps us remember them.
What To Do
This is your very first step! If you do not know how to play these 5 basic chords then you should learn and memorize each chord pattern. Take your time to insure that you learn them and are playing them correctly. Each pattern is accompanied a picture of the chord being played and an audio sample of what the chord sounds like when played properly.Read More »The Five Basic Chord Shapes