Beginners Guitar Books That’ll Rock Your World

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Thinking of learning to play the guitar? You’ve come to the right place! Whether you’re eager to become the next Jimi Hendrix or simply want to be able to play and sing along to your favourite pop and rock songs in the comfort of your living room, there’s a wide range of beginners guitar books that’ll help you add a new string to your bow – or Fender Strat.

From bass and classical guitar to bands like Pink Floyd and Green Day, we’ve got everything covered, so what are you waiting for? Check out our selection and see which of our brilliant beginners’ guitar books and accessories really strikes a chord with you.

How To Play Guitar In One Day by Preston Hoffman

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Go from zero to guitar hero in 24 hours for just £10.95

As the title suggests, this gem of a book promises to teach you the basics of guitar playing in just 24 little hours. You’ll start by being introduced to chord shapes, learning how to strum and pick them as well as how to hold a guitar, restring it, tune it and much more. A must for any novice!

Green Day: Authentic Guitar Playalong (Guitar/CD) by Faber Music
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Punk up your guitar skills for just £11.74

If you’re a fan of the band that brought us the epic album, Dookie, back in the 90s you’ll love this Green Day play-along guitar book. Join Billie Joe, Tres Cool and Mike in this explosion of punk rock that’s ready and waiting for your fingertips to master! With hits like Basket Case, Good Riddance and Boulevard Of Broken Dreams, there’s enough crammed into this book to take you on a journey of nostalgia as well as test your guitar skills to the absolute max!

Bass Guitar For Dummies by Patrick Pfeiffer 
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Feel the bass for only £11.42

Thinking of bypassing guitar altogether and going straight to bass? This is the book that’ll take you there. The For Dummies range of books are always a great place to start, no matter what subject you’re looking to sink your teeth into. This one is written by Patrick Pfeiffer, a professional bassist, composer, and bass tutor, based in New York City. His former clients include Adam Clayton of U2, Polygram, Red Ant Records, Arista Records, and other major labels. He’s also recorded with George Clinton, Phoebe Snow, Jimmy Norman to name just a few great musicians.

The Complete Guitar Player Acoustic Songbook

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Pick your way to pop perfection for only £12.36

This is a must for anyone who wants to learn everything from the brilliance of Bob Dylan to classic Coldplay and up-to-the-minute Ed Sheeran. With over 50 classic acoustics songs including full lyrics and guitar chord shapes, you’ll be Top Of The Pops in no time at all!

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