Holding the guitar
Maybe you don’t really want to buy a footstool and get into the whole science of how a guitar should be held. After all, not everyone wants to be a classical guitar virtuoso. Just take your strap and find a comfortable position, either standing or sitting.
Learning single note lines
Just learn how to hold a pick and go through some simple melodies. You don’t have to do fingerpicking right away, just learn some simple riffs and melodies. Andrew gave some good examples, like “Sunshine of Your Love” and “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction.” You don’t even have to go through “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” and similar stuff, you can just directly go into some more popular rock melodies.
Learn songs that just focus on chords
If you’re feeling extra lazy, just learn those simple three or four chord songs. Maybe sing along to them with your friends or even join a band right away. You can learn them fast and keep motivated. Just go into it and learn “Wonderwall” or “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door.”
Learn easy solos
You want to jump right into solos without having to learn chords and theory behind them? Maybe not the best idea if you want to go pro, but if you’re really just down to having fun playing some popular solos, why not just try something like the man theme from Clapton’s “Wonderful Tonight“? Another great example is solo from “Day Tripper” by The Beatles.
Find more info about these and some other tips in the video below: