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Hal Leonard Tutorial

Hard Rock: Guitar Play-Along

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  • Aqualung by Jethro Tull - Lesson 2:50

    Aqualung by Jethro Tull - Lesson

    In this first video, we learn about the song "Aqualung" and watch the instructor show us the main parts of the song.

  • Aqualung by Jethro Tull - View 1 6:37

    Aqualung by Jethro Tull - View 1

    The instructor plays the song with the backing tracks so we can see it performed with tablature on screen.

  • Aqualung by Jethro Tull - View 2 6:37

    Aqualung by Jethro Tull - View 2

    See a different view of the instructor playing the song with the backing track with tablature on screen.

  • Aqualung by Jethro Tull - Practice 6:37

    Aqualung by Jethro Tull - Practice

    In this video, the guitar has been removed from the mix so you can play along with the backing tracks. The tablature is on screen as well.

  • Bark at the Moon by Ozzy Osbourne - Lesson 3:59

    Bark at the Moon by Ozzy Osbourne - Lesson

    In this video, we go over how to play "Bark at the Moon."

  • Bark at the Moon by Ozzy Osbourne - View 1 4:19

    Bark at the Moon by Ozzy Osbourne - View 1

    The instructor plays the song with the backing tracks so we can see it performed with tablature on screen.

  • Bark at the Moon by Ozzy Osbourne - View 2 4:19

    Bark at the Moon by Ozzy Osbourne - View 2

    See a different view of the instructor playing the song with the backing track with tablature on screen.

  • Bark at the Moon by Ozzy Osbourne - Practice 4:19

    Bark at the Moon by Ozzy Osbourne - Practice

    In this video, the guitar has been removed from the mix so you can play along with the backing tracks. The tablature is on screen as well.

  • Godzilla by Blue Oyster Cult - Lesson 1:49

    Godzilla by Blue Oyster Cult - Lesson

    In this video, we see how to play "Godzilla."

  • Godzilla by Blue Oyster Cult - View 1 3:45

    Godzilla by Blue Oyster Cult - View 1

    The instructor plays the song with the backing tracks so we can see it performed with tablature on screen.

  • Godzilla by Blue Oyster Cult - View 2 3:45

    Godzilla by Blue Oyster Cult - View 2

    See a different view of the instructor playing the song with the backing track with tablature on screen.

  • Godzilla by Blue Oyster Cult - Practice 3:45

    Godzilla by Blue Oyster Cult - Practice

    In this video, the guitar has been removed from the mix so you can play along with the backing tracks. The tablature is on screen as well.

  • Living After Midnight by Judas Priest - Lesson 2:43

    Living After Midnight by Judas Priest - Lesson

    In this tutorial, we learn how to play "Living After Midnight."

  • Living After Midnight by Judas Priest - View 1 3:27

    Living After Midnight by Judas Priest - View 1

    The instructor plays the song with the backing tracks so we can see it performed with tablature on screen.

  • Living After Midnight by Judas Priest - View 2 3:27

    Living After Midnight by Judas Priest - View 2

    See a different view of the instructor playing the song with the backing track with tablature on screen.

  • Living After Midnight by Judas Priest - Practice 3:27

    Living After Midnight by Judas Priest - Practice

    In this video, the guitar has been removed from the mix so you can play along with the backing tracks. The tablature is on screen as well.

  • My Generation by The Who - Lesson 3:05

    My Generation by The Who - Lesson

    Here we are shown the song "My Generation."

  • My Generation by The Who - View 1 3:21

    My Generation by The Who - View 1

    The instructor plays the song with the backing tracks so we can see it performed with tablature on screen.

  • My Generation by The Who - View 2 3:21

    My Generation by The Who - View 2

    See a different view of the instructor playing the song with the backing track with tablature on screen.

  • My Generation by The Who - Practice 3:21

    My Generation by The Who - Practice

    In this video, the guitar has been removed from the mix so you can play along with the backing tracks. The tablature is on screen as well.

  • Seventeen by Winger - Lesson 4:34

    Seventeen by Winger - Lesson

    Next we are shown the parts for "Seventeen."

  • Seventeen by Winger - View 1 4:06

    Seventeen by Winger - View 1

    The instructor plays the song with the backing tracks so we can see it performed with tablature on screen.

  • Seventeen by Winger - View 2 4:06

    Seventeen by Winger - View 2

    See a different view of the instructor playing the song with the backing track with tablature on screen.

  • Seventeen by Winger - Practice 4:06

    Seventeen by Winger - Practice

    In this video, the guitar has been removed from the mix so you can play along with the backing tracks. The tablature is on screen as well.

  • Turn Up the Radio by Autograph - Lesson 5:06

    Turn Up the Radio by Autograph - Lesson

    In this video, we learn about the song "Turn Up the Radio" and watch the instructor show us the main parts of the song.

  • Turn Up the Radio by Autograph - View 1 4:37

    Turn Up the Radio by Autograph - View 1

    The instructor plays the song with the backing tracks so we can see it performed with tablature on screen.

  • Turn Up the Radio by Autograph - View 2 4:37

    Turn Up the Radio by Autograph - View 2

    See a different view of the instructor playing the song with the backing track with tablature on screen.

  • Turn Up the Radio by Autograph - Practice 4:37

    Turn Up the Radio by Autograph - Practice

    In this video, the guitar has been removed from the mix so you can play along with the backing tracks. The tablature is on screen as well.

  • You Really Got Me by Van Halen - Lesson 5:02

    You Really Got Me by Van Halen - Lesson

    The instructor teaches us the song "You Really Got Me."

  • You Really Got Me by Van Halen - View 1 2:40

    You Really Got Me by Van Halen - View 1

    The instructor plays the song with the backing tracks so we can see it performed with tablature on screen.

  • You Really Got Me by Van Halen - View 2 2:39

    You Really Got Me by Van Halen - View 2

    See a different view of the instructor playing the song with the backing track with tablature on screen.

  • You Really Got Me by Van Halen - Practice 2:39

    You Really Got Me by Van Halen - Practice

    In this video, the guitar has been removed from the mix so you can play along with the backing tracks. The tablature is on screen as well.

Product Overview


In this Hal Leonard video tutorial, The Guitar Play-Along video series teaches you to play some of history's biggest hard rock hits - Just watch, listen and learn!

Each song starts with a lesson from a professional guitar teacher, giving you an overview about the song and artist. (Lesson)

Then the teacher performs the complete song along with professionally recorded backing tracks that include on-screen guitar tab, in both a standard front view (View 1) and a helpful "over the shoulder angle" (View 2) which gives you the perspective of how it would look when you're playing it.

Lastly, there's a 4th 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! (Practice)

The songs featured in this video tutorial series are some of hard rock's best, including Aqualung, Bark at the Moon, Godzilla, Living After Midnight, My Generation, Seventeen, Turn Up the Radio, and You Really Got Me.

Learn to rock out these epic anthems on your guitar and see why these songs have stood the test off time today!


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