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Best Learn Guitar Books That Will Hook You

Below I’ll give you my selections for the best Learn Guitar books by a few categories. I will cover these and other great books more in depth later.

1. Guitar All-In-One For Dummies, Book + Online Video & Audio Instruction (2014)

 Best Learn Guitar Books That Will Hook YouThere’s no denying that guitar players have cachet. The guitar is an ever-present part of our collective musical heritage, and the sound can be sensual, aggressive, or a million things in between. Whether you’re hoping to conquer Free Bird, Bourée, or Bolero Mallorquin, you need to learn to walk before you can run. Even once you can run, you need something to help you clear hurdles along the way. That’s where Guitar All-In-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition, comes in. It’s your complete compendium of guitar instruction, written in clear, concise For Dummies style. It covers everything from positioning and basic chords to guitar theory…
Author(s): Hal Leonard Corporation, Jon Chappell , et al.

2. Hal Leonard Guitar Method Complete Edition (1994)

 Best Learn Guitar Books That Will Hook YouThe Hal Leonard Guitar Method is designed for anyone just learning to play acoustic or electric guitar. It is based on years of teaching guitar students of all ages, and reflects some of the best teaching ideas from around the world. This super-convenient Complete Edition features the new and improved method books 1, 2 and 3 spiral-bound together, available as a book with three CDs (00697342)!…
Author(s): Will Schmid

3. Teach Yourself to Play Guitar: A Quick and Easy Introduction for Beginners (2004)

 Best Learn Guitar Books That Will Hook You(Guitar Educational). Teach Yourself to Play Guitar has been created specifically for the student with no music-reading background. With lesson examples presented in today’s most popular tab format, which also incorporates simple beat notation for accurate rhythm execution, Teach Yourself to Play Guitar offers the beginning guitarist not only a comprehensive introduction to essential guitar-playing fundamentals, but a quick, effective, uncomplicated and practical alternative to the multitude of traditional self-instructional method books. It also: covers power chords, barre chords, open position…
Author(s): David M. Brewster

4. Guitar: The First 100 Chords for Guitar: How to Learn and Play Guitar Chords: The Complete Beginner Guitar Method (2016)

 Best Learn Guitar Books That Will Hook YouMaster Essential Guitar Chords and Establish Good Habits for a Lifetime The First 100 Chords for Guitarists  The First 100 Chords for Guitar will teach you to correctly fret, strum and combine the essential chords in music to become a better musician, quickly and easily. Here’s What You Get:    Learn to link chords together in a truly unique, musical way. Linking chords means practice is always fun as you explore creative ideas. A complete guide to essential strumming patterns on guitar. Are you Missing Part of the Puzzle?Most guitar beginners know a few…
Author(s): Mr Joseph Alexander

5. Guitar Fretboard: Memorize The Fretboard In Less Than 24 Hours: 35+ Tips And Exercises Included (2018)

 Best Learn Guitar Books That Will Hook YouLearning all the notes on the fretboard taking too long? Or worse – seems impossible? This book will unlock all the notes in 5 Simple steps!Why Should I learn the Fretboard?Throughout my years of experience with the guitar, I have come across multiple “pro guitarists” who cannot name the note they just played. Learning guitar theory with no knowledge about the names of the fretboard is comparable to learning complex arithmetic equations without knowing numbers! This book will make sure you don’t end up like one of those guitarists! Here is why you should learn the fretboard: Why Should I buy this…
Author(s): Guitar Head

6. My First Guitar: Learn To Play: Kids (2013)

 Best Learn Guitar Books That Will Hook YouWith no sheet music to follow, kids can easily follow the clear and simple diagrams and photos to learn their first chords, play fun tunes and gain confidence playing their first guitar! * Easy to follow instructions and illustrations * Simple exercises to follow and practice * Learn at their own pace * Fun and easy songs, chords and tunes to play * Simply follow the lessons in the book and kids will be playing guitar in no time !…
Author(s): Ben Parker

7. Guitar Lessons For Beginners: A Comprehensive Beginner’s Guide to Learn The Basics of Guitar Chords and Notes (2019)

 Best Learn Guitar Books That Will Hook YouI wrote this book after a long experience of teaching students on how to play the guitar. The primary reason why I decided to share this knowledge into writing is to help total beginners to understand the instrument differently. My goal is to teach and make the student feel inspired to play music. The guitar is the best thing that occurred in my life. It will be the best thing that will happen in your life too and you will live to thank the inventors of this stringed musical instrument.The knowledge and motivation I acquired while studying this…
Author(s): Triumph Studio

8. Acoustic Guitar: A Step by Step Lessons Created for Beginners to Learn Acoustic Guitar (2019)

 Best Learn Guitar Books That Will Hook Youis an in-depth guide specially made for budding guitar owners looking to start playing some catchy tunes. Learn the parts of the guitar, how to read guitar tabs and tune your guitar with ease! The included diagrams will assist you greatly in learning the chords and should aid you in positioning the guitar so you can play comfortably. Level up your beginner guitar skills and use what you learned from the book to play all of your favorite songs or make up your own. With your own creativity and this book, you will be surprised just how enjoyable your string instrument friend can be. Download this book and find…
Author(s): Franklin’s Instruments

9. Beginner’s Guitar Lessons: The Essential Guide: The Quickest Way to Learn to Play (Fundamental Changes) (2013)

 Best Learn Guitar Books That Will Hook YouQuickly Master the Guitar and Build Good Habits for Life-Long LearningBeginner’s Guitar Lessons: The Essential Guide, teaches you to play the right way from the first time you pick up the instrument. Learn to hold and strum the guitar, play in time, change chords, finger pick plus much more.There are many common mistakes that beginner guitarists make that limit musical develop over a lifetime. Beginner’s Guitar: The Complete Guide forms a foundation of effortless good technique and skills that will last a lifetime. Often, self-taught learners will ‘hit a wall’ later on due to…
Author(s): Mr Joseph Alexander

10. Complete Technique for Modern Guitar: Develop perfect guitar technique and master picking, legato, rhythm and expression (2019)

 Best Learn Guitar Books That Will Hook YouThe ultimate guide to modern guitar techniqueThe guitar has evolved into a complex instrument and you’ll require a complete complete control of its extensive techniques to stay relevant as a modern musician. Luckily, every single essential technique used by modern guitarists is explained, taught and mastered in Complete Technique for Modern Guitar.  The perfect guitar technique solution in one complete methodComplete Technique for Modern Guitar has the answers you’re looking for.This complete course teaches every minute detail of the following core guitar techniques.  With over 200 useful, digestible,…
Author(s): Mr Joseph Alexander, Tim Pettingale

11. Guitar Book for Kids 5 & Up – Beginner Lessons: Learn to Play Famous Guitar Songs for Children, How to Read Music & Guitar Chords (Book & Streaming Videos) (2018)

 Best Learn Guitar Books That Will Hook YouMusic Professor Damon Ferrante guides children five and up through how to play the guitar with step-by-step lessons for beginners and streaming video lessons. This easy-to-follow method, used by thousands of guitar students and teachers, is designed to be interactive, engaging and fun. It is specifically crafted to suit the needs of all children beginning the guitar. Each child learns how to play the guitar and read music through playing famous and beautiful songs and pieces. Along the way, there are jokes, illustrations, and characters that make learning exciting and engaging.Based on over twenty-five years of guitar…
Author(s): Damon Ferrante

12. Guitar Aerobics: A 52-Week, One-lick-per-day Workout Program for Developing, Improving and Maintaining Guitar Technique Bk/online audio (2007)

 Best Learn Guitar Books That Will Hook YouFrom the former editor of Guitar One magazine, here is a daily dose of vitamins to keep your chops fine tuned for a full 52 weeks. The guitar exercises cover several musical styles including rock, blues, jazz, metal, country, and funk. Techniques taught include alternate picking, arpeggios, sweep picking, string skipping, legato, string bending, and rhythm guitar. These exercises will increase your speed and improve your dexterity and pick- and fret-hand accuracy the more you practice them….
Author(s): Troy Nelson

13. Gibson’s Learn & Master Guitar Boxed Dvd/CD Set Legacy Of Learning (2010)

 Best Learn Guitar Books That Will Hook You(Instructional/Guitar/DVD). Winner of the 2008 Acoustic Guitar Magazine Players’ Choice Award, two Telly Awards and an AEGIS Award for Excellence in Education, Learn & Master Guitar is widely recognized as the best home instruction course for learning guitar available anywhere. It consists of 10 professionally produced DVDs, 5 Jam-Along CDs, a 100+ page lesson book, and a free online student support site. It is the only instructional package you’ll ever need on your journey toward mastery of the guitar. All you provide is the practice! Steve Krenz is an accomplished…
Author(s): Steve Krenz

14. The CAGED System and 100 Licks for Blues Guitar: Learn To Play The Blues Your Way (Play Blues Guitar) (2019)

 Best Learn Guitar Books That Will Hook YouDiscover the perfection of The CAGED System on Guitar The CAGED system is the Rosetta stone of understanding the way every scale, arpeggio and lick is laid out on the guitar. But often it’s taught in a cold, confusing way that doesn’t relate to actual music. The CAGED System and 100 Licks for Blues Guitar is different. You’ll learn The CAGED system in conjunction with 100 useful blues licks based around the most useful scales on guitar.Here’s what you get: Over an hour of free audio to download for freeWhether you want a complete method to learn the guitar, or just a set of 100 excellent blues licks, this book is for you.This…
Author(s): Mr Joseph Alexander, Mr Tim Pettingale

15. Guitar Scales Handbook: A Step-By-Step, 100-Lesson Guide to Scales, Music Theory, and Fretboard Theory (Book & Videos) (Steeplechase Guitar Instruction) (2012)

 Best Learn Guitar Books That Will Hook YouGuitar instructor and music theory professor Damon Ferrante guides you through step-by-step lessons and streaming videos that will give your playing the speed and fluidity you have always dreamed about. This new edition has over 200 lessons, guitar licks, exercises, streaming videos, and scales-over chords concepts.Used by thousands of professional guitarists, students, and teachers, this book and streaming video course will take your guitar playing to a whole new level! Check out the exciting materials covered in the book and streaming videos:* Alternate & Speed Picking…
Author(s): Damon Ferrante

Best Learn Guitar Books That Will Hook You

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some learn guitar books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

The only guitar book you'll ever need : from tuning your instrument and learning chords to reading music and writing songs, everything you need to play like the best

Author(s): Schonbrun, Marc; Jackson, Ernie
Publisher: F W Media;Adams Media, Year: 2017, Size: 29 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2075296

Learning to Play Guitar: Chords, Scales, and Solos

Author(s): Colin McAllister
Publisher: The Teaching Company, Year: 2017, Size: 6 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2171657

Learn Guitar the Easy Way: The easy way to play guitar using simplified chords

Author(s): Paolo Ocampo
Publisher: Amazon, Year: 2017, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2510077

Country Guitar for Beginners: A Complete Country Guitar Method to Learn Traditional and Modern Country Guitar Playing

Author(s): Levi Clay
Publisher:, Year: 2016, Size: 4 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2518491

Learn How to Play Guitar in 30 Days: Guitar Chords and Guitar Lessons for Beginners

Author(s): Greer, Morgan
Publisher: , Year: 2015, Size: 411 Kb, Download: mobi
ID: 2072492

Learn Acoustic Guitar, Classic Fingerstyle: Fabulous French Songs

Author(s): Mitic, Milan; Davidovic, Alex
Publisher: , Year: 2015, Size: 771 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2074234

Don't Fret: Learn Lead Guitar the Easy Way

Author(s): Turrill, Drew
Publisher: BookBaby, Year: 2015, Size: 914 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2076006

Heavy Metal Rhythm Guitar: The Essential Guide to Heavy Metal Rock Guitar: Volume 1 (Learn Heavy Metal Guitar)

Author(s): Thorpe, Rob; Alexander, Mr Joseph
Publisher:, Year: 2015, Size: 3 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2088359

Learning To Play The Guitar: An Absolute Beginner's Guide

Author(s): Pell, Anthony
Publisher: , Year: 2013, Size: 3 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2074716

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are truly chart-busters according to The Wall Street Journal, others are written by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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