Do I need a guitar strap? What about this guitar fretboard cleaning oil? There are tons of devices and products vendors claim you absolutely need. But do you really need them or is this just yet another marketing trick? Let’s cut right to the chase and focus on what I believe are the 5 Essential Guitar Accessories for Beginners. Three of which are absolute neccessities and two are good to have, but not necessarily needed to get started. We will then also cover a few other items that you may want to get a later point, things like a sheet music stand, special guitar cleaning products and more.