Looking to learn lead guitar and some awesome solos? The songs below have been selected to help you do just that. These guitar lessons on playing solos and lead guitar will have you practicing all aspects of lead guitar, from hammer-ons and bends to scale theory.

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Brown Eyed Girl Guitar Lesson – Van Morrison
Brown Eyed Girl
Level: Level IIILevel IIILevel III
Smoke on the Water Guitar Lesson – Deep Purple
Smoke on the Water
Level: Level I
Jingle Bell Rock Guitar Lesson – Bobby Helms
Jingle Bell Rock
Level: Level IIILevel IIILevel III
When I Come Around Guitar Lesson – Green Day
When I Come Around
Level: Level IILevel II
Johnny B Goode Guitar Lesson – Chuck Berry
Johnny B Goode
Level: Level IIILevel IIILevel III
It’s My Life Guitar Lesson – Bon Jovi
It’s My Life
Level: Level IILevel II

If you are into the electric guitar, you’ll love playing the above songs. Our beginner solo guitar lessons were designed to teach you the tricks of the trade as easily and quickly as possible, thanks to the animated tablature you see on all of our beginner guitar lessons videos. The tabs will show you which note to play when, which has a very positive effect on your learning curve, since you’ll see exactly what you need to play.

Learning guitar solos will mean mastering a wide array of lead guitar techniques, from hammer on and pull offs, to power chords and guitar scales. If you learn these techniques right in the beginning with our online solo guitar lessons, you’ll be well on your way to becoming a fine and able guitarist. You’ll need many weeks of practice before you can really play the above lessons, but know that with enough dedication, you will be playing them, all guitar gods started out just like you.

The songs in our library of solo guitar tutorials will show you how to play many of the greatest riffs and licks made popular by the greatest guitarists in the world, such as Slash and Eric Clapton. Watch our beginner solo lessons over several times, and keep at it. As you know, practice makes perfect.

You might also want to have a look at our lead guitar technique articles, where you can learn the essence of every soloing technique.