Author Archives: James Mulligan (Lead Guitar Tutor)

the wild rover chords

The Wild Rover Chords | How To Play The Wild Rover By The Dubliners On Guitar

In this lesson your going to learn The Dubliners classic “The Wild Rover” taken from there 1964 album entitled “The Dubliners”. This is a fantastic song to learn for a sing-a-long or for a session in your local pub. The song itself is fairly simplistic although the rhythm can sometimes be tricky because of the 6/8 time signature, so it’s really important that you watch the video guitar lesson…

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photograph chords

Photograph Chords | How To Play Photograph On Guitar By Ed Sheeran

In this lesson your going to learn Ed Sheeran’s great pop song Photograph taken from his 2014 album entitled “X”. Although there is various ways you can play this song, I’ve chosen to keep it as simplistic as possible for you using both open and barre chords combined.

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ride on chords

Ride On Chords | How To Play Ride On By Christy Moore On Guitar

In this lesson your going to learn how to play Christy Moore’s classic Ride On from his 1984 album entitled “Ride On”. Although the original has finger picking throughout you can play the song with a decent strumming pattern, which I also show you in the guitar lesson video…So be sure to watch the lesson, as I go through both finger picking and strumming patterns…

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City Of Chicago Chords | How To Play City Of Chicago On Guitar By Christy Moore

In this lesson your going to learn Chiristy Moore’s classic, City Of Chicago. This song is taken from his 1984 album entitled “Ride On”. City Of Chicago chords are pretty straight apart from the B Minor chord, watch the strumming throughout, it can be a tricky so try and play along with James as much as possible…

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boulevard of broken dreams chords

Boulevard Of Broken Dreams Chords | How To Play boulevard of broken dreams By Greenday

In this guitar lesson your going to learn boulevard of broken dreams chords and strumming patterns by Green day. Boulevard Of Broken Dreams is taken from the 2004 album American Idiot, Greenday also won a grammy award with this song in 2006. Make sure the chords are clean and you use the correct strumming patterns throughout…

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guitar scales

Guitar Scales | Your First 3 Scales To Learn – Lead Guitar Basics

This lesson is a fantastic introduction to learn lead guitar and is the basis of becoming a great musician and that is learning guitar scales. In this lesson going to learn 3 specific guitar scales are E Minor pentatonic Scale(Open), G Major Scale(Open) and G Major Scale (E Shape). All is explain on the guitar lesson video…

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smoke on the water tab

Smoke On The Water Tab | How To Play The Smoke On The Water Guitar Riff

In this lesson your going to learn with of the greatest riffs of all time and first piece of music I ever learnt on the guitar. This guitar riff is Smoke On The Water by Deep Purple, this is taken from there 1972 album “Machine Head”…

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merry christmas everybody chords

Merry Christmas Everybody Chords | How To Play Merry Christmas Everybody By Slade

In this lesson your going to learn a christmas classic by Slade, Merry Christmas Everybody. This song was recorded in 1985 and has re-released consistently since then. Merry Christmas Everybody chords are quite difficult and uses slashes chords as well as power chords and open chords….

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jingle bells chords

Jingle Bells Chords | How To Play Jingle Bells On Guitar

In this lesson your going a learn christmas classic on guitar “Jingle bells”. I have also transcribed the melody on guitar so you can play along on the video, it’s actually a fantastic introduction to lead guitar and its fun to play, have a go.

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whiskey in the jar solo

Whiskey In The Jar Tab | How To Play The Whiskey In The Jar Guitar Solo

In this lesson your going to learn the whiskey in the jar solo the “Thin Lizzy” version taken from the album entitled “Vagabonds of the western world” which was recorded in 1973. It’s very important that you watch the video thoroughly because this is a very difficult lead guitar solo….

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