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Guitar Packs

The prospect of choosing your first electric guitar can be daunting, especially when you have to consider what amp you want, and then there are all the accessories. Here we have put together a selection of packs that are all perfect for beginner guitarists who just want to start playing.

      • Epiphone Slash AFD Les Paul Special-II Outfit

        £199

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        INCLUDES: Electric guitar, online lessons, cable, strap, Slash signature picks, and Custom gig bag

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      • Fender CD-60 Acoustic Guitar Pack

        £158

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        INCLUDES: Acoustic guitar, electronic tuner, spare strings, and picks

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      • Epiphone Slash AFD Les Paul Special-II Pack

        £259

        Epiphone Slash AFD Les Paul Special-II Performance Pack

        INCLUDES: Electric guitar, amp, tuner, online lessons, cable, strap, 5 plectrums, and gigbag

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      • Squier Short-Scale Strat Pack

        £196

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        INCLUDES: Electric guitar, amp, online lessons, cable, strap, and plectrums

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      • Epiphone Les Paul Player Pack

        £169

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        INCLUDES: Electric guitar, amp, tuner, online lessons, cable, strap, plectrums, and gig bag

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      • Squier Jaguar Special Short Scale Bass Pack

        £340

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        INCLUDES: Bass guitar, amp, cable, strap, plectrums, tuner, online lessons, and gig bag

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Our Top Pick - Epiphone Les Paul Player Pack

Although one of the cheapest of the packs shown here, the Epiphone Les Paul Player Pack presents unbelievable value for money for the budget-conscious beginner, from a manufacturer known the world over. The extremely playable, dual-humbucker electric guitar is joined by a compact, lightweight 10-watt amplifier, which along with all the other accessories included in the pack, gives you everything you need to get stuck into playing.

The video shows what you get in the pack and what is possible with this instrument.

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Electric Guitars

With so many electric guitars available on the market it can be hard to choose one to start on. There is also your budget to consider when you may not know how long you, or the person you’re buying for, may stick at it. With this in mind, below are four excellent value beginner’s electric guitars of very different styles, which will take you from beginner to intermediate.

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Our Top Pick - Squier 2017 Bullet Strat

Perfect for either beginners or acoustic players looking to move into electric playing, this model gives you the classic Strat look, sound, and playability at a fraction of the cost of it’s Fender counterpart, from renowned guitar manufacturer, Squier.

Check out video to see just how good this model is.

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Acoustic Guitars

A lot of guitarists start their journey with an acoustic. This is generally because of their affordability compared with a comparative electric guitar and there are fewer accessories to buy as well as their classic tone. The acoustic guitars below all provide an excellent place for beginner guitarists to start.

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Our Top Pick - Farida D8-X OP Acoustic Guitar

A slim, easy to play neck, exceptional build quality, and a lovely tone to boot, the D8 is our top pick because it comes in at a price that is incredibly low for an instrument of this quality, which will see you through to the intermediate stages of playing.

Don’t take our word for it; give it a listen in the video.

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Music Books

Giving structure to your learning, making sure you learn correct techniques, and therefore speeding up your progress, is the humble music book. Below is a selection of music books that will help you through your first steps in learning guitar and get you playing the songs you want to play. However, this is the tip of the iceberg as we have plenty more in your local Dawsons' store.

  • Absolute Beginners Guitar Book & CD

    £8.95

    Absolute Beginners Guitar Book & CD
  • Rockschool Guitar 2012-2018 Grade 1 Book & CD

    £14.99

    Rockschool Guitar 2012-2018 Grade 1 Book & CD
  • Justinguitar.com Beginners Course Book & CD

    £19.95

    Justinguitar.com Beginners Course Book & CD
  • Justinguitar.com Beginners Songbook

    £17.95

    Justinguitar.com Beginners Songbook
  • Justinguitar.com Acoustic Songbook

    £17.95

    Justinguitar.com Acoustic Songbook
  • Justinguitar.com Rock Songbook

    £17.95

    Justinguitar.com Rock Songbook