The Ultimate Guitar Tutor provides a comprehensive introduction to playing the guitar. Suitable for acoustic or electric guitar, the step-by-step approach means no prior knowledge of music is necessary. Whether you are a budding lead guitarist or simply want to strum along with your favourite songs, this book provides all you need and more! The Ultimate Guitar Tutor features an introduction to TAB and standard notation; essential guitar techniques including tuning, power chords, barre chords, hammer-ons, string bending, sliding and left-hand damping; classic songs from legendary artists Jimi Hendrix, The Kinks, Van Morrison, Eagles, Green Day, Nirvana, Elvis Presley, George Michael and R.E.M.; well-known folk and classical tunes and an integral CD of backing tracks.Author Tom Fleming is a skilled and highly experienced guitarist, adept at a wide variety of styles including rock, jazz and folk. He is also an arranger and composer, and an examiner for Rockschool, the UK's only dedicated rock and pop exam board.