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Modern Country Guitar

Learning Campfire Songs

This course will provide you with the skills, confidence and knowledge you need to whip out your guitar this summer. Whether your goal is to play around the campfire, serenade your sweetheart or attend a backyard bluegrass jam, we can help. The knowledge found within will unlock chords, progressions and strumming patterns that will quite literally allow you to play thousands of songs. In addition, you'll get the confidence and charisma you need to pull it all off.

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This course will provide you with the skills, confidence and knowledge you need to whip out your guitar this summer. Whether your goal is to play around the campfire, serenade your sweetheart or attend a backyard bluegrass jam, we can help. The knowledge found within will unlock chords, progressions and strumming patterns that will quite literally allow you to play thousands of songs. In addition, you'll get the confidence and charisma you need to pull it all off.

Lessons in this Series:

Lesson 1

Learning Campfire Songs Intro

Tyler gives a quick description of the course, who it's for, and what you can expect to learn.

Length: 1:47 Difficulty: 0.0 Free Sample Lesson
Lesson 2

Strumming Primary Chords in D #1

Tyler explores the primary chords in the key of D and the shows how to use them in playing the old tune “Michael Row The Boat Ashore.”

Length: 14:19 Difficulty: 1.5 Member Only
Lesson 3

Strumming Primary Chords in D #2

Tyler shows some other patterns using the D primary chords, and gives you some ideas for songs you could learn with these patterns.

Length: 10:37 Difficulty: 1.5 Member Only
Lesson 4

Strumming Other Common Chords in D

Tyler shows you some other chord progressions in D using a few new chords, and gives you a few ideas for songs that use these progressions.

Length: 8:35 Difficulty: 0.0 Member Only
Lesson 5

Fingerpicking over a D progression

Tyler covers the basics of fingerpicking in D.

Length: 12:34 Difficulty: 1.5 Member Only
Lesson 6

Strumming Primary Chords in G #1

Tyler shows you some of the common chords in G and then uses them to show you the old standard tune “Down by the Riverside.”

Length: 13:54 Difficulty: 0.0 Member Only
Lesson 7

Strumming Primary Chords in G #2

Tyler shows you more chord patterns using the primary chords of G and gives you some leads on songs to try with these patterns.

Length: 9:01 Difficulty: 1.5 Member Only
Lesson 8

Strumming Other Common Chords in G

Tyler Shows you more common chords used in the key of G and gives examples of songs that use these chords.

Length: 10:24 Difficulty: 1.5 Member Only
Lesson 9

Fingerpicking over a G Progression

Tyler shows us some fingerpicking patterns for G progressions and then suggestsa few songs to try with these patterns.

Length: 6:42 Difficulty: 1.5 Member Only
Lesson 10

Introducing the 3minor Chord in G

Tyler shows us some patterns using the 3 minor in G.

Length: 7:56 Difficulty: 1.5 Member Only
Lesson 11

Strumming Primary Chords in C

Tyler goes over common chords in the key of C and uses them to teach the old standard "Old Folks at Home."

Length: 10:12 Difficulty: 1.5 Member Only
Lesson 12

Strumming Combinations of Primary Chords in C

Tyler shows some more common chords in the key of C and recommends more songs to try using them.

Length: 8:56 Difficulty: 1.5 Member Only
Lesson 13

Strumming Other Common Chords in C

Tyler shows you more common chords in the key of C and lists some more songs that use with them.

Length: 8:37 Difficulty: 1.5 Member Only
Lesson 14

Fingerpicking over Common Progressions in C

Tyler shows a few common fingerpicking patterns and progressions in the key of C and gives some ideas for more songs you can try these progressions out with.

Length: 15:14 Difficulty: 1.5 Member Only
Lesson 15

Strumming Primary Chords in A #1

Tyler shows us the primary chords in the key of A and then uses them to teach the old standard tune "When the Saints go Marching In."

Length: 11:17 Difficulty: 1.5 Member Only
Lesson 16

Strumming Primary Chords in A #2

Tyler goes over more primary chord patterns in A and mentions some songs these patterns can be used to play.

Length: 6:27 Difficulty: 1.5 Member Only
Lesson 17

Strumming Other Chords in A

Tyler shows us more chords in the key of A and names more songs we can play with them.

Length: 9:27 Difficulty: 1.5 Member Only
Lesson 18

Fingerpicking in A

Tyler shows you some finger picking patterns in the key of A.

Length: 8:43 Difficulty: 1.5 Member Only
Lesson 19

Primary Chords in E

Tyler shows us some common chords in the key of E and teaches the old standard "In the Sweet By and By."

Length: 5:24 Difficulty: 1.5 Member Only
Lesson 20

Other Useful Chords in E

Tyler shows more common E patterns and names some songs that go with them.

Length: 7:54 Difficulty: 1.5 Member Only
Lesson 21

Major Scale Chord Pattern and Transposing

Tyler shows us how to transpose songs using the common chords we have already learned and a capo to change the neck position of the fretting hand.

Length: 13:13 Difficulty: 1.5 Member Only
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