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HOW TO PLAY “FATHER AND SON”

In this post we will learn how to play Cat Steven’s classic hit (he did have quite a number of hits) called “Father and Son”. As of this writing, this is [...]

I FEEL FINE – BY THE BEATLES

The Beatles is the first band to ever used a feedback sound on a song! This was in their 1964 song called “I Feel Fine” which was also a number 1 hit in the both [...]

“EVERLONG” BY THE FOO FIGHTERS

The song Everlong is a popular rock number composed by the band Foo Fighters. The band was founded by a drummer who used to be part of the notorious Nirvana before he decided [...]

18 ‘TILL I DIE – BY BRYAN ADAMS

Learn to play another Bryan Adams song – 18 Till I Die! 18 til I Die is the seventh studio album by the Canadian rock artist Bryan Adams. Released on June 4, 1996 [...]

RADIOACTIVE BY IMAGINE DRAGONS

It’s time to pickup that guitar and learn another song here at riffriff.com! For today’s post, we will learn how to play Radioactive by American rock band Imagine [...]

HOW TO PLAY “FAST CAR”

On this post we will learn how to play one of Tracy Chapman’s great song and also her first hit I think. The song is called “Fast Car”. This song was [...]

HOW TO PLAY “LET HER GO”

It’s crazy how this song that we are about to learn to play today manage to stay on the top of the charts and still remains the favorite of the listeners. I am talking [...]

WRECKING BALL BY MILEY CYRUS

On this post we will learn to play Wrecking Ball by Miley Cyrus. “Wrecking Ball” is a song by  Miley Cyrus for her fourth studio album Bangerz (2013). It was [...]

WHEN I WAS YOUR MAN BY BRUNO MARS

Originally played on a piano, “When I Was Your Man” can also be played on a guitar. And it is one beautiful version I may add. When I was Your Man is one of Bruno [...]

HEY BROTHER BY AVICII

On this video we’ll learn how to play Avicii’s song – Hey Brother. Although this is a dance song by a Swedish DJ, this song has some very distinct guitar [...]

HOW TO PLAY “LONG DAY”

Long Day is Matchbox Twenty‘s second track from their first studio album, Yourself of Someone Else Like You. Rob Thomas also mentioned that this is the song of their [...]

COLLIDE BY HOWIE DAY

On this post (and video above) we’ll learn how to play Howie Day’s Collide. It was released in July 2004 as the second single from his second full-length album, [...]
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