FGL Season 6 – Lesson 1 Summary

 

Lesson 1: November 13th, 2013

  • Main guitar parts: neck, body, bridge, frets
  • Open strings’ names: 1st E, B, G, D, A, 6th E (thin > thick)
    • Easter Bunny Gets Drunk After Eastern
  • Left hand: fingers named 1-4, index to little (thumb: not used)
  • Right hand: fingers name t, i, m, r (little finger: not used)
  • Chord notation using numbers diagram:
    • G-chord – 3 2 0 0 0 3 (String 6 – fret 3, string 5 – fret 2, etc.)
    • D-chord – x x 0 2 3 4
    • Am-chord – x 0 2 2 1 0
    • C-chord- x 3 2 0 1 0
  • Song: Knocking on Heaven’s door (Bob Dylan). You can find the chords here.

Homework: practice the newly learnt chords and song. Pick 2 songs which are a challenge for you and you would like to play at the Final Concert. Bring multiple copies of lyrics and chords.