Category Archives: Lesson

Bittersweet Symphony Ukulele Lesson

Fun and Easy Ukulele Riffs 2
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How to Play ANYTHING on the Ukulele
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2 Tasty Major Pentatonic Licks

In my book 50 Blues Rock Licks https://mccormickguitarlessons.com/50-blues-rock-licks-for-the-guitar/
I included a few licks that sound particularly sweet in a major key. In this video, I break down those licks and how to use them properly.

Enjoy these tasty major pentatonic guitar licks and be sure to try them out on a major backtrack!

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Sus Chords 101 | Guitar Lesson

If sus aka suspended chords are a mystery to you as a guitar player, then fret no more (pun intended). Suspended chords are not difficult to understand nor play so with this video, a little patience and practice, you’ll be mastering them in no time and creating a magical sound that can only be achieved by the suspended chord.

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Easy Acoustic Song! | What’s Up by 4 Non Blondes

What’s up guys! (See what I did there)

Thanks for tuning into this video lesson on how to play What’s Up by 4 Non Blondes. This is a very easy song and a great go-to for beginners and advanced alike because EVERYONE knows and loves this song.

Take your time and master the chords. Then work that strum pattern and remember to keep your arm swinging the whole time to keep a flow. Support me at Patreon to get the full song! https://www.patreon.com/mccormickguitar

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Why Your Palm Muting Sucks! [Fix it With One Simple Trick!]

Palm muting can be a tricky beast at first.  Learn the very simple and effective trick I use and teach every day to my students.  Enjoy!

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How to Write a Hit Song (in Less Than 7 Minutes)

This is a video heavily based on music theory principles.

To fully understand this video, you should know basic theory.

Notes in music: A A# B C C# D D# E F F# G G#
Major Scale Formula: W W H W W W H
C Major Scale: C D E F G A B C
C Major Scale Chords: C Dm Em F G Am Bdim

Here is a great resource I use often for teaching my students basic music theory: http://www.guitar-chords.org.uk/chords-key-c.html

To understand how I was playing the chords and choosing strum patterns, look into my eBook How To Play Any Song on Guitar here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01BCOGXJY/ref=cm_sw_su_dp

 

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