How to Play Guitar Blog

The Learn How to Play Guitar Blog is a quick way of keeping your eye on the PlayableGuitar.com web site for new material. Watch out for added videos, lessons, articles and events as they become available. Join my brand new free newsletter today :

"Guerrilla Guitar Tactics and Techniques" to get awesome little known tips, tricks and trade secrets!

You may find that you’ve completed a video lesson “part one” or an “A Section” of a song transcription. This is a great way to catch the next installment as this site grows.

Just click on the orange RSS button for instructions on how to get the updates. Happy playing!

Play Walk Dont Run by The Ventures

Use this scrolling tab and notation to play Walk Dont Run the electric guitar instrumental hit from The Ventures in 1960

Continue reading "Play Walk Dont Run by The Ventures"

Free Electric Guitar TABS

Free Electric guitar TABS of a variety of styles and difficulty levels. Ranging from lead solos to solo arrangemments and recorded song versions of the hits

Continue reading "Free Electric Guitar TABS"

Learn FBI By The Shadows From 50 Golden Greats by The Shadows Album

Use the FBI play-along video guitar tabs to practise this Hank Marvin classic from the Shadows 50 Golden Greats album

Continue reading "Learn FBI By The Shadows From 50 Golden Greats by The Shadows Album"

Music Grades Untangled and Explained

Music Grades can be confusing. For guitar exams this is especially true. Find out what you really need to know all in one place here at PlayableGuitar.com

Continue reading "Music Grades Untangled and Explained"

Wonderful Land Easy Guitar Arrangement for Upper Level Beginners

A free playable electric guitar tab and notation arrangement of the classic Shadows hit Wonderful Land. With videos/audio at slower speeds,PDFand GP6 files

Continue reading "Wonderful Land Easy Guitar Arrangement for Upper Level Beginners "

Learn to Play Apache the Classic Shadows Guitar Hit

Want to learn a really great guitar friendly hit song to impress your friends? Apache by the Shadows is a pretty sure thing! Get the free lesson here.

Continue reading "Learn to Play Apache the Classic Shadows Guitar Hit "

Learn Kon-Tiki by The Shadows with Play-Along Guitar Trainer

Using Kon-Tiki study notes for performance advice and the play-along video trainer even beginners can begin to play this classic guitar track

Continue reading "Learn Kon-Tiki by The Shadows with Play-Along Guitar Trainer"

Flat Key Signature

Master the knowledge of flat key signature with simple explanations and mnemonics. You can learn all the keys there are in minutes once you know how to

Continue reading "Flat Key Signature"

Japanese Water Garden ABRSM Guitar Grade 4 Guitar Lesson

Japanese Water Garden is beautiful guitar piece. If you want to master this grade 4 level arrangement start here.

Continue reading "Japanese Water Garden ABRSM Guitar Grade 4 Guitar Lesson"

Guitar Lesson Videos

All the guitar lesson videos as well as other supporting videos for the Playable Guitar website can be found and revisited easily by following advice here

Continue reading "Guitar Lesson Videos"

If you are local to the United Kingdom West Midlands Coventry Kenilworth Leamington Warwick Rugby Stoneleigh  CV8 Post Code area and are interested in tuition feel free to arrange a “First session Free” Guitar or Theory Lesson. Perhaps you just want to *chat over a cuppa about the options for your children’s music education.

*N.B. Until further notice all interaction will be virtual or in full observation of distancing practices.

Playable Guitar 

Rural Innovation Centre Unit 32 Avenue H 

Stonleigh Park CV8 2LG   +44 2476 998 500

International? Please contact me about Skype lessons. Se habla español – pues bueno un pocito! 

click here to see how to support this site


Contact me directly 

Got suggestions or questions?

Want to try a free Skype or Zoom lesson?

Got a testimonial? click here

Click the link to the contact form above or write to me at the address shown and I will get back to you as quick as I can !

Happy playing!


Enjoy this page? Please pay it forward. Here's how...

Would you prefer to share this page with others by linking to it?

  1. Click on the HTML link code below.
  2. Copy and paste it, adding a note of your own, into your blog, a Web page, forums, a blog comment, your Facebook account, or anywhere that someone would find this page valuable.