Californication by Red Hot Chili Peppers – Guitar Lessons for Beginners Acoustic cover lesson songs

Go to to find out how to get a free guitar ebook that will have you playing guitar today!!! This guitar lesson vid shows you how to play Californication by Red Hot Chili Peppers. It shows you the chords, strumming technique and style. For more guitar lessons, see my other free tutorials. For original and cover music by me, Erich, go to . Since I’m so busy making new video tutorial lessons all the time and teaching guitar, I probably won’t have time to answer individual questions regarding guitar. Other videos cover beginner, advanced and intermediate levels. I teach rock, blues, country and just about any other style on electric or acoustic. If you can’t find your answer from the resources at the website above, keep digging into my vids, and I’m sure you will find your answer. Keep practicing!!!


  1. Swear I know you from somewhere!! Do you live in Fayetteville?

  2. i came to learn not to laugh..thats a very poor lesson..

  3. he just made another video of him again

  4. good enough.

  5. Dude, you do too much side explanations on stuff we guitar players should already know. This is a more experienced song, people should know better.

  6. you should try halcyon and the behemoth by tge acacia strain

  7. Hey there kiddy kats!! Check out my free online course at:

  8. metraton, are you there?

  9. Dane cook ?

  10. You rock!

  11. Really enjoying what you're doing, check out our stuff if you get the chance, we're looking for people to collaborate with! Look forward to more music! 🙂

  12. good playing man 🙂

  13. Wouldn't the two keys technically be C Major and A Major because you were using A chords for the solo and C for everything else?

  14. Thank you so much bro!!!!!!! And you sir are a rock god!!!!!!!

  15. Brilliant guitarist and teacher, was really struggling with this song, you cleared it up, thanks!

  16. I really enjoyed your video! Check out my channel for weekly cover songs 🙂 x

  17. Across The Board

    Nice work. Love it. Have a look at our channel if you get a chance–acoustic covers and original indie rock/folk/country by AcrossTheBoard.

  18. Really wanted to learn this song. Thanks.

  19. You must be my favorite guitar teacher.. o.O
    This is just great! Been playing like 2 years and this is the best lesson I've seen on Californication (atleast for me), You didn't even answer the phone!

  20. Hi yourguitarsage )) its cool video so my kinda question is can you put more detail on the actually how you stroke the strings and in what order (I mean from the 9:20 to 9:45) it'll really help me in practicing this song
    or maybe just send me a email with up and down arrows showing the sequences 

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