10 ONE STRING GUITAR SONGS

We all love one-string songs because they are the most fun and plausible way to start playing guitar. Anyone can play those songs, even if you’ve never grabbed a guitar before in your life. The fact of just sticking to one string and not having to switch between two or three strings makes it kind of easy, doesn’t it? Oh, and it’s also true that songs which can be played with one-string only are usually incredibly catchy, as well.

So, in case you wish to start playing guitar and haven’t learned to figure out songs by ear yet, here we are to help you by giving you a list of 10 one string guitar songs that are awesome to play with only one string.

1. SATISFACTION – THE ROLLING STONES

Rolling Stones Band

Certainly, one of the most famous riffs in rock ‘n roll history, this Rolling Stones’ anthem is carried by this three-note guitar riff that is impressively easy and fun to play. You sure have to learn this one for gathering around with friends on any other Saturday night.

To play this song, you must start on the 2nd fret of your guitar, on the A string (fifth string from bottom to top), and just play three notes, at the 2nd, 4th and 5th fret of the A string. Here’s the tab that will make it all clearer for you.

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Easy Fingerpicking Patterns for Beginners

Do you want to learn some easy fingerpicking patterns, which you can use as simple song instrumentals?

When it comes to the first steps of learning how to play guitar, fingerpicking is among the techniques that interest many of us. But, where exactly do we begin in our quest to master this technique?

Easy Fingerpicking Patterns for Beginners

To set you on the path to mastering this important guitar technique, I have compiled some easy-to-learn fingerpicking patterns, which you can learn and enjoy using in your various guitar-playing sessions and events.

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10 Essential Principles for Your Guitar Pedals

10 Essential Principles for Your Guitar Pedals

It’s easy to think that the only differences with pedals are the brand, its look, and its price. Don’t fool yourself. Different brand decisions can lead to nuances in sound. While guitar pedals do operate in similar ways, you should not assume that if you’ve seen one, you’ve seen them all. Don’t make that assumption, otherwise, your overall sound quality will suffer.

Here are top 10 essential principles to consider when it comes to your guitar pedals:

 

Pedal design must incorporate quality and performance regardless of size

We usually look at size as shorthand for quality and performance, this is not necessarily the case. You should get the same level of quality and performance regardless of how big or small the pedal is, otherwise, you’re going to end up compromising.

 

Make sure you pick the right pedal for your music

A lot of musicians think that the overall sound they produce depends primarily on their skill. To some extent, this is true, but it is not absolutely accurate. You may be the most skilled musician out there, but if you’re working with equipment that is ill-fitted to the genre you’re playing, something’s going to get knocked loose. The sound that you produce is not going to be as smooth as when you’re using the exact tool for the right objective. It’s always a good idea to take the time to familiarize the precise fit between the equipment you have and the genre you play.

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