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Guitar songs features 21 songs and will teach you to play hit songs in all styles, including rock, blues, country, classical and folk genres. This guitar software now has a variable speed MIDI track for slowing down the music and separate audio tracks including no guitar, guitar only and bass only. Song playing tips are included for both bass and guitar players. Includes a realistic animated fretboard which now even shows bends and vibrato in addition to fingering positions in real time. Also includes an automatic tuner and metronome! Options for guitar tablature or standard notation available on each song.
- "Behind Blue Eyes" - The Who
- "Baby, I Love Your Way" - Peter Frampton!
- "Oye Como Va" - Santana
- "I’m the Only One" - Melissa Etheridge
- "Magic Man" - Heart
- "That'll Be the Day" - Buddy Holly
- "Truckin'" - Grateful Dead
- "Before You Accuse Me" - Eric Clapton
- "The Sky is Cryin'" - Stevie Ray Vaughan
- "(Sittin' on the) Dock of the Bay" - Otis Redding
- "Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" - Jim Croce
- "Take Me to the River" - Talking Heads
- "On the Road Again" - Willie Nelson
- "Blue Moon of Kentucky" - Elvis Presley
- "Georgia on My Mind" - Ray Charles
- "I Can't Make You Love Me" - Bonnie Raitt
- "Eine Kleine Nachtmusik" - Mozart
- "Lullaby" - Brahms
- "Minuet" - Bach
- "Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child" - Sarah Vaughan
- "Swanee River" - Al Jolson
Additional features include:
Animated Fretboard - Watch the fretboard come alive with real time display of notes, including bends, vibrato and slides! Includes both right- and left-handed views from both the perspective of looking down at your guitar and across at an instructor's guitar.
Tablature and Standard Notation - This is the easiest way to learn how to play classic songs. Learn using either guitar tablature or standard music notation. In addition, the music tracking feature highlights tablature or notation in real time as the music plays, making it easy to follow along. Sections of music can be highlighted, looped and even slowed down with variable speed MIDI tracks.
MIDI Tracks - variable-speed MIDI tracks for each song allow you to slow down the music and learn at whatever pace you like.
Real Instrument Multi-Tracking - Zero in on the guitar only tracks or turn off the guitar track and play along with the rest of the band. Bass only, no bass and rhythm only tracks are also included. Of course, you’ll also want to hear the full audio track in all its glory, complete with guitar, rhythm and vocals. Professional studio recordings and authentic instrumentation mean that you’ll hear what sounds like the real thing.
Jukebox Navigation - Preview and choose songs easily through the animated jukebox. This makes it easy to navigate, with the option to select songs by genre.
Playing Tips - Instructional material presents the chords and tips needed to master the song. Tips for playing the bass part are also included.
Automatic Tuner - Visually tune your electric or acoustic guitar by playing into a computer microphone. Includes custom tunings for specific songs when needed. Also provides audio reference notes for each string.
Digital Metronome - Allows you to set your own tempo and work on your picking speed, rhythm and timing. Provides both visual cue and/or audio tick. Full range of tempi, from largo to prestissimo.
Digital Recorder - Record and play yourself back! This feature allows you to compare your recordings with the instructor's version, fine tune your skills and store musical ideas.
Windows®: Windows 98/NT/2000/Me/XP/Vista/Windows 7 16 MB of free RAM, 26 MB of free hard disk space PC soundcard, CD-ROM Guitar Software
Macintosh®: Power PC (or faster), Intel OK Mac OS 9.0+ or Mac OS X 10.1 or later 16 MB of free RAM, 18MB of free hard disk space CD-ROM Guitar Software