This innovative guitar method contains all styles of music including rock, pop, folk and classical. Tablature is used as an aid in learning new material and suggested accompaniment parts enable the teacher and student to play together. The unique Rock Workshop sections teach rock rhythm and lead guitar styles and are correlated to the Guitar Rock Shop books. Available with or without a play-along recording. Book 1 includes reading music in first position, all basic chords, strumming, eighth note rhythm, power chords, the blues form, basic rock rhythm, guitar techniques, and pop songs such as: Surfin' Safari * Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain * Old Time Rock and Roll. Plus, the recording includes full audio lessons; perfect for self-instruction.