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Greensleeves Video Guitar Tab

In this video guitar tab, Classic Folk Guitar instructor Dennis Whitt shares his version of the old English folk song "Greensleeves". The video includes audio playback so that you can here what the guitar tab is supposed to sound like making it easier to learn. [video...

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How to Use a Guitar Capo

Before I get into “how to use a guitar capo” I need to explain a few fundamental facts about what a guitar capo is, what it does and why use one in the first place. What is a guitar capo? The guitar capo is a device which clamps down on the guitar strings behind...

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The Musical Alphabet

"The musical alphabet" consists of seven notes that are named by the letters A, B, C. D, E, F and G. The distance between each note is called an interval and varies from a whole step which is 2 frets and a half step which is one fret. Below is a picture which...

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What is a folk guitar?

The Short Answer… A folk guitar is essentially a steel stringed acoustic guitar. One might presume that a “folk guitar” is the type of guitar used to play folk music. This is not only an over simplification but it’s inaccurate as well. In fact, although acoustic...

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