Free Online Guitar Lessons

The Best Beginner Guitar Lessons Online

Hi, I’m Andy Crowley – welcome to my site. Here you’ll find hundreds of free online guitar lessons including songs, a beginners course, help with strumming and answers to common questions from learning guitarists.

I teach guitar knowledge and technique through real songs, and get you playing along straight away, based on a lifetime of learning and 7 years of private teaching.

Beginners Course

Beginner Course

  • The number one beginner course on the web!
  • Completely free to use on this site.
  • Clear step by step structure to guide you through your journey.
  • Made with a lifetime of learning and years of private teaching.
Strumming Help

Strumming Course

  • If you’ve mastered my beginner course, or are already have a bit of skill, it’s time to move on to my strumming course!
  • Take yourself from complete novice with a pick, to strumming patterns in the style of Oasis, Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton & many more!
  • Includes awesome higher level techniques & patterns that even a beginner can master.
Easy Songs

Play Your Favourite Songs

  • Learn to play the songs you always wanted as I break them down and guide you through the process.
  • Choose from hundreds of songs by all your favourite artists.

Recent Lessons


  How to sound like The Edge from U2 (‘With Or Without You’)

  Waterfall by The Stone Roses

  You Shook Me All Night Long by AC/DC

  Top 5 Easy AC/DC Songs for Beginner Guitar

  David Bowie – Rebel Rebel

  5 things that separate Intermediate Guitarists from Beginners

  Fleetwood Mac – Oh Well (Peter Green)


  Prince Tribute – Purple Rain

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