Songs from Movies and TV

The following playlist of tutorials contains songs that have been featured in major motion pictures and television shows like Batman, 13 Reasons Why, Iron Man, Stranger Things and more.

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The Night We Met (Made Easy) Lord Huron

Mike will show you this modern pop ballad using open and barre chords and a simple strumming pattern. We're also including a bonus lesson that shows a few advanced approaches to make the parts sound more like the original recording.

Published: 08/06/2018 Upgrade
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The Night We Met (Made Easy) Lord Huron

Mike will show you this modern pop ballad using open and barre chords and a simple strumming pattern. We're also including a bonus lesson that shows a few advanced approaches to make the parts sound more like the original recording.

Published: 08/06/2018 Upgrade
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Kiss From A Rose Seal

In this tutorial, Caren Armstrong will teach "Kiss From A Rose", as made famous by Seal. Caren will introduce the song, then go over the "big picture" fundamentals you should know: the key, the chords, the strum, the finger picking, and the song form. Then it's on to the verses and the variations in each. You'll learn the chorus next, then the transition, the bridge, and the song ending. We'll end with a play along performance and a jam along.

Published: 02/10/2014 Upgrade
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I Walk the Line Johnny Cash

In this series of country song lessons, Ben Lindholm will teach you "I Walk The Line" by Johnny Cash. Ben will introduce the song to you, then talk about the tuning, tones, and time, and give you some tips on learning the song. There's a twist on a "snare" drum that Ben will show you before he launches into the intro riff. Next up are the five verses in a row, and we'll finish up with a performance play along and a jam along where you take over.

Published: 07/26/2012 Upgrade
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Batman Theme The Ventures

In this six lesson song tutorial, we'll learn the parts of the "Batman Theme", as made famous by The Ventures in the 1960's. You'll use your knowledge of basic pentatonic scales and box patterns, learn the simple chromatic hook riff that is central to the song, how the rhythm breaks work, how to play the simple solo, and how to voice the Batman vocals on guitar. We'll cap it all off with a play along to a custom "bat" backing track!

Published: 02/22/2010 Upgrade
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Old Time Rock And Roll Bob Seger

Mike will show you the two guitar layers in this classic rock tune. There is a rhythm guitar that pays a steady boogie riff chord progression throughout and a lead guitar which lays into some classic rock fills and soloing.

Published: 04/27/2015 Upgrade
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Susie Q Creedence Clearwater Revival

In this set of 10 videos, Anders Mouridsen will teach you "Susie Q", as performed by Creedence Clearwater Revival. Anders will give an overview and talk about the tones, then dive into the classic riff. You'll then learn the verses, and the rhythm guitar. The next 3 lessons are all solos, then you'll do a play along performance and then you're on your own in the jam along.

Published: 11/20/2012 Upgrade
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Baby, I Love Your Way Peter Frampton

In this series of lessons, Lisa McCormick will take you through everything you need to know to play "Baby, I Love Your Way" as made famous by Peter Frampton. She'll start with the central riff first, then use the riff to teach you how to build the intro and verse. Then Lisa will delve into the pre-chorus and chorus, followed by a slow-mo playalong, and two final playalongs: one with Lisa, and one with just the band.

Published: 04/21/2011 Upgrade
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Yesterday 2014 The Beatles

Yesterday chords are a little tricky but in this guitar lesson, Caren will show you how to play the song just as The Beatles did. She'll help you through the song intro, the verse, chords, and how to strum it all. By the end of the tutorial, you'll be able to play the entire song with a backing track.

Published: 10/30/2014 Upgrade
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Rocket Man (Made Easy) Elton John

Mike will show you how any acoustic guitar is suitable to play along with this tutorial. To play this song using easier open chord shapes, you'll need a capo placed at the 3rd fret. If you're up for a challenge, we've included a bonus lesson that teaches the song without a capo using barre chords.

Published: 02/25/2019 Upgrade
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Cherry Bomb The Runaways

Mike will show you this 70s rock classic featuring lots of power chords, rowdy leads and plenty of rock 'n' roll attitude.

Published: 04/30/2015 Upgrade
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Every Breath You Take The Police

In these song lessons we'll learn the classic radio hit "Every Breath you Take", as made famous by The Police. Henrik Linde will guide you through the gear and tone, the add 9 chords, the chords and progressions in the different sections of the song, the rhythmic elements, and the right hand techniques used. Then we'll play through it all in a full performance.

Published: 12/10/2010 Upgrade