Learn to play guitar from a master: Keith Urban

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Ever wanted to play guitar like Keith Urban? Well, now’s your chance as the guitar hero himself provides beginner-level guitar lessons via his very own app.

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The lessons are part of an all-inclusive package, available via Yamaha and Amazon, that provides students with everything they need to start their all-star guitar career. From their very own acoustic guitar to the accessories that go with, fans will be pros in no time as they also have access to lessons instructed by Urban and teaching partner, Juno, on how to play more than 14 hit songs (including a few of Urban’s).

“I really want people to play,” Urban told Billboard when asked why he found it important to include lessons in the deal. “Even though I’ve been playing a long time, I still remember freshly what it felt like when I was six -- how much my fingers hurt, how weird the guitar felt, how clumsy I felt. I’m like, ‘OK, if I can help people navigate their way through this part of it, they might be off and running.’

He added, “Most of it is just helping everyone get through that intimidation wall that I certainly have when I'm starting something that I have no clue what it is.”

While it may be hard to imagine Keith struggling with the guitar now, as he is surely one of Country music’s most mesmerizing guitar players, he proves he’s worked hard to get where he is by revealing he failed music class in his school days.

“Criminal, isn’t it?” Keith laughed. “It was all theory, and I can't read music. Mine was all practical, on the job [training]. Maybe that might help people. You don't have to write music. You don't have any theory. You can put your fingers on a guitar and start making things happen.”

Convinced? Start your guitar lessons with the best here.

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