Beginner Guitar Course Week 18 Step 3 and 4

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Revise Songs + Strumming Patterns!

In our final revision week we look at the last four songs you learned playing with a pick.

We also revisit our 16th note strumming patterns as these are very important to nail.

You can learn more about strumming patterns and get many more exercises in the eBook Rhythm Guitar.

Let’s start our final lesson!

Week 18 – Step 3 – 20-30 min

The last four songs you learned were:

  1. The Drugs Don’t Work
  2. Time Of Your Life
  3. Wonderwall
  4. Rewind

Here’s the chart for ‘The Drugs Don’t Work’: Drugs Don’t Work.

Here’s the video to play along with.

Here’s the chart for ‘Time Of Your Life’: Time Of Your Life.

Here’s the video to play along with.

Here’s the chart for ‘Wonderwall’: Wonderwall.

Here’s the video to play along with.

Here’s the chart for ‘Rewind’: Rewind.

Here’s the video to play along with.


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Week 18 – Step 4 – 10-20 min

Let’s go over those 16th note strumming patterns again. Do you remember the formula we used before when we practiced this?

  1. Pick a video
  2. Play it using notation only
  3. Play along with video
  4. Play on your own pushing BPM

Apply to all 10 videos, here are the first 5:

And here are the last 5:


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Conclusion

Today you revised the last four songs you learned in this course using a pick.

If you just played through them a few times each then that’s good enough.

We also went back and practiced those tricky 16th note strumming patterns.

And with that, your 18 week beginner guitar course has come to an end.

To continue this journey, sign up to the Intermediate Guitar Course.

See you on the other side!

Dan (your guitar guru)