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Hal Leonard Tutorial

Classic Rock: Guitar Play-Along

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  • All Right Now by Free - Lesson 1:29

    All Right Now by Free - Lesson

    In this first video, we learn about the song "All Right Now" by Free and watch the instructor show us the main parts of the song.

  • All Right Now by Free - Play-Along with Guitar 5:39

    All Right Now by Free - Play-Along with Guitar

    Next the instructor plays the song with guitar backing tracks and we see it performed.

  • All Right Now by Free - Play-Along without Guitar 5:38

    All Right Now by Free - Play-Along without Guitar

    Here we can play along with the backing tracks while the guitar is removed.

  • Carry on Wayward Son by Kansas - Lesson 3:54

    Carry on Wayward Son by Kansas - Lesson

    In this video, we go over how to play Kansas' "Carry on Wayward Son".

  • Carry on Wayward Son by Kansas - Play-Along with Guitar 5:26

    Carry on Wayward Son by Kansas - Play-Along with Guitar

    Here we see the song played with backing tracks.

  • Carry on Wayward Son by Kansas - Play-Along without Guitar 5:26

    Carry on Wayward Son by Kansas - Play-Along without Guitar

    We can play with the backing tracks as the guitar has been removed.

  • Cat Scratch Fever by Ted Nugent - Lesson 2:10

    Cat Scratch Fever by Ted Nugent - Lesson

    Next we see how to play the main riffs of "Cat Scratch Fever".

  • Cat Scratch Fever by Ted Nugent - Play-Along with Guitar 3:44

    Cat Scratch Fever by Ted Nugent - Play-Along with Guitar

    Now the song is played so we can hear how the guitar sounds.

  • Cat Scratch Fever by Ted Nugent - Play-Along without Guitar 3:44

    Cat Scratch Fever by Ted Nugent - Play-Along without Guitar

    In this tutorial, we hear the song without the guitar so we can play along.

  • I Want You to Want Me by Cheap Trick - Lesson 1:45

    I Want You to Want Me by Cheap Trick - Lesson

    Here we are shown the song "I Want You to Want Me" by Cheap Trick.

  • I Want You to Want Me by Cheap Trick - Play-Along with Guitar 3:39

    I Want You to Want Me by Cheap Trick - Play-Along with Guitar

    Now we can hear the song played on guitar.

  • I Want You to Want Me by Cheap Trick - Play-Along without Guitar 3:39

    I Want You to Want Me by Cheap Trick - Play-Along without Guitar

    In this tutorial, we can play along to the song without the guitar mixed in.

  • La Grange by ZZ Top - Lesson 2:26

    La Grange by ZZ Top - Lesson

    In this tutorial, we learn how to play "La Grange" by ZZ Top.

  • La Grange by ZZ Top - Play-Along with Guitar 3:38

    La Grange by ZZ Top - Play-Along with Guitar

    Next we can follow along with the song as the instructor plays the guitar part.

  • La Grange by ZZ Top - Play-Along without Guitar 3:38

    La Grange by ZZ Top - Play-Along without Guitar

    Now we can play the guitar ourselves with the backing tracks.

  • Mississippi Queen by Mountain - Lesson 2:21

    Mississippi Queen by Mountain - Lesson

    We are shown "Mississippi Queen" by Mountain.

  • Mississippi Queen by Mountain - Play-Along with Guitar 2:33

    Mississippi Queen by Mountain - Play-Along with Guitar

    Here we can listen to the song with the instructor playing the guitar.

  • Mississippi Queen by Mountain - Play-Along without Guitar 2:33

    Mississippi Queen by Mountain - Play-Along without Guitar

    The guitar part is removed in this video so we can play along.

  • Rock and Roll Hoochie Koo by Rick Derringer - Lesson 2:17

    Rock and Roll Hoochie Koo by Rick Derringer - Lesson

    Next we are shown the parts for Rick Derringer's "Rock and Roll Hoochie Koo".

  • Rock and Roll Hoochie Koo by Rick Derringer - Play-Along with Guitar 3:45

    Rock and Roll Hoochie Koo by Rick Derringer - Play-Along with Guitar

    Here we can listen to the backing tracks with the guitar part being played.

  • Rock and Roll Hoochie Koo by Rick Derringer - Play-Along without Guitar 3:45

    Rock and Roll Hoochie Koo by Rick Derringer - Play-Along without Guitar

    The guitar part is taken out in this video so we can play along.

  • Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd - Lesson 2:48

    Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd - Lesson

    We learn the main parts of "Sweet Home Alabama" in this video.

  • Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd - Play-Along with Guitar 4:42

    Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd - Play-Along with Guitar

    Next we hear the song played with the instructor playing the guitar.

  • Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd - Play-Along without Guitar 4:42

    Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd - Play-Along without Guitar

    In this final video, we can play along to the song with the guitar part removed.

Product Overview


In this Hal Leonard video tutorial, The Guitar Play-Along video series lets you hear and see how to play hit classic rock songs on the guitar like never before. Just watch, listen and learn!

Each song starts with a lesson from a professional guitar teacher, then the teacher performs the complete song along with professionally recorded backing tracks that include on-screen guitar tab.

Lastly, there's a 3rd video for each song with tab, that gives a play through without the instructor's guitar, so you can play the part yourself with the professional backing track!

The 8 songs featured in this series are truly classic rock guitar hits: All Right Now - Free, Carry On Wayward Son - Kansas, Cat Scratch Fever - Ted Nugent, I Want You to Want Me - Cheap Trick, La Grange - ZZ Top, Mississippi Queen - Mountain, Rock and Roll Hoochie Koo - Rick Derringer, Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd.

Learn to play songs that made these rock hits classic today!


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