You see, in the past, I've been quite happy to noodle around but I've rarely had the time (well, mainly patience) to actually sit down and try to learn a real song (or I simply learned the cool intro riff and then got bored!). Well, I was pleasantly surprised to find that it was a lot easier to get to grips with then I first anticipated!
I picked Joe Bonamassa's 'Don't Live Anywhere (Live)' as my starting point because:
a) It's at a reasonably slow tempo for me to practice my chords
b) I love the solo.
I got hold of a trial version of Guitar Pro (do I get a free copy for that?), found a tab to practise with and - to be honest - had great fun with it. If things go as well for the next year, maybe this will work after all! I even had a go at singing (shush, don't tell everyone!)...
And for those who've not heard it; here's the song I'm talking about: