Learn To Play The Beatles

Watch Learn To Play The Beatles

  • 2009
  • 4 Seasons

For those who love the Beatles and are just learning how to play guitar, this is a simple way of figuring out some of the mop-tops' iconic tunes. Lessons are expensive, but this allows for self-instruction in the home at a very minimal cost. Setting aside a block of time to focus on learning how to play Beatles songs on the guitar is an excellent pursuit that will pay off later at gatherings of people where those songs might be played.

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How to Play Penny Lane by the Beatles
3. How to Play Penny Lane by the Beatles
February 10, 2008
Featuring Giles Martin and instruction by Rob Schumann. Penny Lane was recorded by the Beatles as a single in 1967 and later released on their album Magical Mystery Tour. In this iVideosongs title, Beatles LOVE producer Giles Martin details the stacked pianos, orchestral instruments, and tape speed manipulation that were used in the lengthy recording process. iVideosongs instructor Rob Schumann demonstrates a guitar adaptation of the chord progression originally recorded on piano. Intermediate-level players will benefit from learning the creative chord voicings and altered bass note technique used in this medium-tempo song, played on acoustic guitar in down a half step tuning.
How to Play Hello Goodbye by the Beatles
2. How to Play Hello Goodbye by the Beatles
February 10, 2008
Featuring Giles Martin and instruction by Steve Rieck. Hello Goodbye was written by Paul McCartney and recorded by the Beatles as a single in 1967. In this iVideosongs title, Beatles LOVE producer Giles Martin outlines the tracking arrangement used by the band in the studio, as well as the interaction between bass line, chords, and melody so typical of the Beatles. Instructor Steve Rieck demonstrates the chord progression and electric lead parts of the song. This medium-tempo acoustic and electric song is perfect for intermediate-level players.
How to Play All You Need Is Love by the Beatles
1. How to Play All You Need Is Love by the Beatles
February 25, 2008
Featuring Giles Martin with instruction by Rob Schumann. All You Need Is Love was recorded by the Beatles in 1967 for a live satellite broadcast. In this iVideosongs title, Beatles LOVE producer Giles Martin describes the considerable effort that went into preparing for the live television performance that was viewed by millions. Additionally, iVideosongs instructor Rob Schumann demonstrates an acoustic guitar arrangement of the chord progression and meter changes used in this groundbreaking song. This medium-tempo song in standard tuning is perfect for intermediate players.
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For those who love the Beatles and are just learning how to play guitar, this is a simple way of figuring out some of the mop-tops' iconic tunes. Lessons are expensive, but this allows for self-instruction in the home at a very minimal cost. Setting aside a block of time to focus on learning how to play Beatles songs on the guitar is an excellent pursuit that will pay off later at gatherings of people where those songs might be played.

  • Premiere Date
    February 10, 2009