The Cars Songs

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Let's Go The Cars

In these lessons Douglas Showalter will teach you the new wave hit "Let's Go", by The Cars. Douglas will introduce the song and discuss gear and tone, then dig right in to the intro section. We'll then break down the verse parts, and the pre-chorus, before we take on the chorus. Next is the post-chorus melody, then the song's outro. We'll finish with full and single guitar performances, then a jam along.

Published: 07/25/2013 Upgrade
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Good Times Roll The Cars

In this set of lessons, Henrik Linde will teach "Good Times Roll", by The Cars. Henrik will talk about the song and the gear and tone before launching into the opening riff; then it's on to the guitars in the pre-chorus. The chorus parts come next, then the interlude. We'll break down the verse guitars after that, then look at the solos. We'll pick apart the outro before doing full and single guitar performances, then a jam along.

Published: 09/23/2013 Upgrade
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Just What I Needed The Cars

Mike will show you all the parts of this 80s era rock classic that features some solid rhythms and killer leads. There are power chords, barre chords, palm muting, syncopation, and a synth melody arranged for guitar!

Published: 01/12/2015 Upgrade
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My Best Friend's Girl The Cars

Mike will show you 3 electric guitar layers in this song. Guitar 1 is the main rhythm guitar playing steady muted chord progressions throughout. Guitar 2 uses a more distorted tone for some cool riffing. Guitar 3 is the lead guitar that adds a clean sparkle with some country-rockabilly licks and parts.

Published: 09/08/2016 Upgrade
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Magic The Cars

Mike will show you the 3 guitar layers in this song. Guitar 1 is a crunch electric guitar that plays simple power chord rhythms throughout. Guitar 2 is a clean electric guitar that handles some chord arpeggiation to add texture. Guitar 3 is an overdriven lead guitar that gets a great solo and some cool lead fills at the faded outro.

Published: 02/28/2017 Upgrade
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You Might Think The Cars

Dave will show you the 4 electric guitar parts in this song. Guitar 1 is an overdriven rhythm guitar that holds down the chord progression. Guitar 2 is a catchy lead guitar that adds aggressive licks, fills, and a solo. Guitar 3 plays arpeggiated fills with a clean chorused tone. Guitar 4 plays a harmony line in the solo.

Published: 09/04/2020 Upgrade