Aretha Franklin's songs may not seem like guitar players' favorites but this pack of five lessons, put together by Totally Guitars master teacher Max Rich, offers a whole new perspective to students who want to play some of her biggest hits. Lessons included are - Respect, Save Me, Natural Woman, Say A Little Prayer and Think (as featured in The Blues Brothers).
Lesson 1: Respect by Aretha Franklin - Guitar Lesson
This iconic song, originally written by Otis Redding but made famous by Aretha Franklin on her 1967 album I Never Loved a Man the Way I love You, is a pop standard. With simplistic chord changes and awesome Motown guitar licks, this Aretha Franklin version rocks and swings, and is a must-know for any guitar player.
If you’re looking for a simple to learn, but hard to master song than this is one that might fit the bill.
Lesson 2: Respect
This iconic song, originally written by Otis Redding, is a pop standard. With simplistic chord changes and awesome Motown guitar licks, this Aretha Franklin version rocks and swings, and is a must-know for any guitar player.
Lesson 3: Save Me by Aretha Franklin - Guitar Lesson
This is one ultra funky Motown song that will have you grooving along in no time. With only three chords, a grooving guitar riff and amazing vocal melody this lesson will guide you through all the parts of the song so by the end you can play it all not for note!
Lesson 4: I Say A Little Prayer by Aretha Franklin - Guitar Lesson
This is one amazing Aretha Franklin song that will challenge your sense of timing and rhythm as well as offer you a unique look at playing vocal melodies on guitar. If you’re in need of a fun song to play that will bring your playing to the next level, look no further!
Lesson 5: Natural Woman by Aretha Franklin - Guitar Lesson
This famous Aretha Franklin song is a great chance to improve your rhythm and timing as well as get a deeper understanding of chords and melody. By learning both the harmony and vocal line on guitar you can really see how the chords guide the melody throughout the piece.
Lesson 6: Think by Aretha Franklin - Guitar Lesson
Aretha Franklin is famous for many hit songs and this might be one of the greatest. With a blues based chord structure and funky Motown rhythm, this lesson will guide you through the chords and vocal melody with ease.
YouвЂ™ll be strumming along to one of the most iconic singerвЂ™s hit songs in mere moments!