You Sexy Thing

Another song for when we graduate to those pesky barre chords.

Stevie Nicks

Stephanie Lynn "Stevie" Nicks is an American singer-songwriter, best known for her work with Fleetwood Mac.

Siege of Ostend

The Siege of Ostend was a three-year siege of the city of Ostend (in present-day Belgium) during the Eighty Years' War and one of the longest sieges in history.


A great song for when we graduate to those pesky barre chords, eventually.

How to play:


Caracol is the name given to a large ancient Maya archaeological site, in Belize.

Playing the Guitar: Two Months Recap (X)

Q: And? What else?
A: Well... AFTER you get tired of playing them badly, you can watch these two videos.

Q: What do you mean... AFTER?
A: Or before that, if you prefer.

10 Strumming Patterns. Great strumming lesson.

No random article today

Wikipedia is on strike against SOPA today, so no random article. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Playing the Guitar: Two Months Recap (IX)

Part I

Q: So what do I do next?
A: Next you find some songs and try to play them.

Q: That sounds interesting. What songs?
A: The oldies progression songs, for example.

Q: The WHAT songs?
A: The oldies progression. If you paid more attention you would have known.

Q: Oh... Kay. Com'on, what are those?
A: The songs that use the cords: C-Am-F-G and G-Em-C-D. For example:

Q: Okay... That sounds easy enough... And? What else?
A: Well, you should start with those. But if you want, you can find your own. If you really like a song you should try to find the chords for it and play it.

Playing the Guitar: Two Months Recap (VIII)

Q: So I've been playing chords for a month. Now what?
A: What chords?

Q: The open chords... You know, the ones you showed me last month.
A: Oh, those chords. Great! And? What else?

Q: What do you mean... what else?
A: Err... Are you telling me that's all you did for an entire month?!

Q: Sure!
A: Really?

Q: Yeah!
A: I'm impressed! You're a persistent son of a... err... he, he... never mind.

Q: Huh?
A: Err... Well, OK then.

List of American films of 1951

A list of American films released in 1951. If you are so inclined.

The Hays Code

The Motion Picture Production Code was the set of industry moral censorship guidelines that governed the production of the vast majority of United States motion pictures released by major studios from 1930 to 1968. It is also popularly known as the Hays Code, after Hollywood's chief censor of the time, Will H. Hays.

Come As You Are

A not so easy song to play. The intro, however, is irresistible to beginners everywhere.

The Phobos Program

The Phobos Program was an unmanned space mission consisting of two probes launched by the Soviet Union to study Mars and its moons Phobos and Deimos.

Thumb tip

A thumb tip is a magician's prop used for vanishing, producing, or switching small objects.

Erich Hartmann

He was a German World War II fighter pilot and the highest-scoring fighter ace in the history of aerial warfare.

San Francisco

An easy song to play.