Book with online audio. For the first time this best-selling system is presented for the absolute beginner. While teaching the basic skills needed to play countless songs Fred presents practical music theory that will enhance your playing. The visual fretboard patterns, used in all the Roadmaps books, make it easier to understand the guitar and think like a musician. You'll learn how to: play over 20 familiar tunes; strum and fingerpick songs with many different rhythms; play melodies in five different keys; play dozens of chords; use the "blues box" to play solos and jam with others; play power chords and barre chords up and down the neck; more. All of the licks, tunes, scales and exercises are played on the included audio. Note/tab. 96 pp.