Basic Acoustic Guitar with Randall Williams

Randall Williams guides you through the basics of acoustic guitar.

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Randall Williams starts off with the absolute basics and moves forward with easy chord progressions and strum patterns.

Lessons in this Series:

Lesson 1

Series Introduction

Meet Randall Williams in this brief introductory lesson. Learn who he is, his teaching approach, and what he plans to cover in this series.

Length: 2:13 Difficulty: 0.5 Member Only
Lesson 2

Basic Chords & Strums Part 1

Randall starts off by teaching the Em chord and a basic strum to get you going.

Length: 5:25 Difficulty: 1.0 Free Sample Lesson
Lesson 3

Basic Chords & Strums Part 2

Randall Williams continues his discussion on basic chords and strums.

Length: 7:22 Difficulty: 1.0 Member Only
Lesson 4

The Learning Process

Randall discusses his philosophy on studying the guitar before moving onto some basic songs.

Length: 4:29 Difficulty: 0.5 Member Only
Lesson 5

Your First Song

Randall guides you through your very first song. He teaches a rendition of a current popular song that uses only three chords.

Length: 6:25 Difficulty: 2.0 Member Only
Lesson 6

Song Two

Randall Williams shares another wonderful song in his beginner series. This song should be rather easy to pick up due to its similarity to the previous song.

Length: 3:10 Difficulty: 1.5 Member Only
Lesson 7

Song Three

Randall presents the third song in his beginner series set.

Length: 7:40 Difficulty: 2.0 Member Only
Lesson 8

Song Four

Randall Williams shares one last song in his beginner series.

Length: 2:55 Difficulty: 2.0 Member Only
Lesson 9

Right-Hand Techniques

Randall Williams talks about basic strums and right-hand techniques in this lesson.

Length: 15:20 Difficulty: 2.0 Member Only
Lesson 10

Fingerpicking

Randall continues his extensive coverage of beginner right-hand techniques with a lesson on fingerpicking.

Length: 34:17 Difficulty: 2.5 Member Only
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