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One of my main question is what order should I learn things. Like should I learn notes first or chords first as a example.

And would it be wise to learn music logic

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Per the FAQ, "if you can imagine an entire book that answers your question, you’re asking too much." This question is extremely broad and most would have trouble answering it one book. Do you have any specific questions about guitar? –  American Luke Nov 18 '12 at 0:55
I always say start with Songs. My first teacher would borrow recordings I liked, take them home to learn, and then teach them to me in the lessons (Often producing a nice typed-up lyrics sheet with chords, but don't expect most teachers to do all that). –  luser droog Nov 19 '12 at 18:10

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I find that learning chords initially helps with learning how chords are built, and learning songs can help you see patterns in chord movement. If you have no knowledge of music theory it would benefit you by learning a little bit about the differences between major and minor chords to start.

Bar chords are the easiest way to learn this concept since you only need to remove your middle finger from its position on the G string to change the third of the chord (which is a defining characteristic) from Major to minor. This chord shape can also be moved anywhere on the neck. Learning bar chords in addition to a few simple open chords is a great place to start, especially if your aim is to play acoustically.

As far as learning music theory goes, it's never a bad idea. Even if you can't read staff having a knowledge of different scales and chord types gives you a huge advantage whether you are writing your own material or learning other people's by ear in the long run. I hope this helps.

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When I started learning guitar I started off by learning a few basic chords and trying to put them in to a song. For example: by learning the chords E,A and D, You can play back in black by AC/DC.

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