The guitar is the most popular of musical instruments. It's the one instrument that everyone loves or wants to play. For those looking to learn how to play, they either hire a private tutor or join a class. Then you have the other individuals who will purchase a guitar and try to teach themselves how to play. These are not bad choices, since many of the great acoustic guitarists taught themselves how to play or had an instructor. But during those times, there wasn't any kind of training on the web. Today, you can download acoustic guitar lessons online.