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You may remember the story of Joe Satriani suing Coldplay for copyright infringement with their song “Viva La Vida”. The song bears a striking resemblance to Joe’s tune “If I Could Fly”. Well, someone else is claiming that Viva La Vida is their work. This time, it’s Cat Stevens, who now goes by the name […]

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Video Guitar Lesson: Babe I’m Gonna Leave You

I thought I would try learning one of my favorite songs by Led Zeppelin, “Babe, I’m Gonna Leave You”. I did some digging and came upon this lesson by Justin Sandercoe of JustinGuitar.com. His video lessons are always great, and this one’s no exception. This is part 1 of a 3 part video lesson. Click […]

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Kirk Lorange of Guitar For Beginners & Beyond has recently posted some video guitar lessons of Christmas songs, just in time for the holiday season. In this video lesson, Kirk teaches how to play “O Little Star of Bethlehem”. Tablature for the song, and more lesson details can be found here. Kirk has posted many […]

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Free Premium AC/DC Tabs

Guitar World Tabs has added new premium tabs by AC/DC , which can be viewed absolutely free at the Guitar World Tabs site. The premium tabs are for AC/DC songs that have appeared in previous editions of Guitar World magazine. The songs are Thunderstruck, War Machine, You Shook Me All Night Long, Let There Be […]

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Video Guitar Lesson: The Day That Never Comes

A 12 part video guitar lesson has been posted on YouTube for the song “The Day That Never Comes”, off of Metallica’s new album, Death Magnetic. Each video is short and contains helpful tips. There is also a link to the tabs, which are excellent. As the instructor, known only as “K” writes: Be sure […]

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The Gibson Lifestyle site recently put together a list of 10 TV theme songs that had guitars as their central instrument. Here’s the list they came up with. Links go to a YouTube video of the song, and are followed by links to the tablature for the song. Peter Gunn | Tab Bonanza | Tab […]

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JamPlay.com has posted some free video lessons in celebration of Independence Day here in the US. This video is an advanced lesson on playing the Star Spangled Banner, a favorite of many guitar players, and a great version of the song: They have also posted lessons on how to play these patriotic songs: The Star […]

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YouTube guitar instructor Mike Herberts has recently posted a video guitar lesson on how to play the classic Eagles song, “Hotel California”. You may know Mike from his video lesson series on Classical Gas. His lessons are very easy to follow. Here is the video lesson: You can find more lessons from Mike at his […]

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Rolling Stone magazine recently put a list together of the top 100 Greatest Guitar Songs of All Time. All of these songs contain “an irresistible riff; a solo or jam that takes you higher every time you hear it; the final power chord that pins you to the wall and makes you hit play again […]

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A Look At Happy Birthday

Today, the GuitarMX Blog turns 1 year old. That’s right; the first post was one year ago today. To be honest, it doesn’t seem like that long ago. Time really does fly when you’re having fun. To honor this blogs first birthday, let’s take a look at the song “Happy Birthday”, and how it’s played […]

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