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I Love Playing Guitar

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    Creed1334 Creed1334 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 12, 2013

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    well guys I have a album coming out in

    christmas :)!! And it's a good one any girls wanna Skype before my show ?
    singleboy145 singleboy145 16-17, M Nov 3

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    Well I'm not a great guitar player.

    . But I just love it! Especially that moment you remember a old song and try to play and sing it along :p
    Likeeh Likeeh 22-25, M 1 Response May 30

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    My guitar playing is my second language.

    Ive Been playing for 5 years non stop and im only getting better and better. Ive know that this is what i want to do in the future. Im gonna work my way up to the top!
    vickepicke vickepicke 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 4

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    What Instrument You Play?

    Since I play guitar, I see the music by a different way, Is wear but I start loving some music that I would say: "Old music". When I start to heard 80's hard rock and metal I think that it will be boring but I was wrong now I play very well and I still learning to be a great...
    Melotellixx Melotellixx 13-15, M 3 Responses Jul 23, 2013

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    Dude, I'm bleeding. From playing guitar.

    As a hardcore guitar player, I get callouses all the time and as I'm typing this, my finger is bleeding. At least it's not getting on my guitar strings. I feel like I'm the only one whose finger callouses bleed from playing guitar. :3
    queenettejeanette queenettejeanette 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    New Age Learning

    I started playing about half my life ago, when I was about 14 years old. It's funny, I look at some of these stories on there, and I see ppl learning how to play by watching tutorials on YouTube. Not that I think it's bad. I think it's awesome! It's such a different world now...
    aexro357 aexro357 26-30 1 Response May 22, 2013

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    I'm getting a new guitar

    for my birthday. So existed!! :) XD
    Frankineedles Frankineedles 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 13

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    I am a guitarist, but I have never been in a

    band. I just enjoy the fun I have from playing songs, I generally focus on Metal and Rock Genres, but have also learned a couple Blues, and several Country songs.
    Jordiir Jordiir 18-21, M 1 Response May 25

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    Spanish gypsy music. I love to play guitar

    with a few of my friends. We jam together playing classic flamenco tunes. This style of music is extremely pleasing. I love to jam, and sometimes add my clarinet to the situation, letting my friends play guitar.
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 22-25, F Dec 8, 2013

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    Sensesfailed Sensesfailed 22-25, M 10 Responses May 29

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    Last night I finished 'Frankensteining' this

    Squier Strat that my wife had gotten me for my birthday. I put a new neck-maple fretboard, custom antiqued headstock designed by myself, new picguard, pots, and pickups (it was a S-S-S, not its a HB-S-HB. 'Friends don't let friends play on single coils'. Don't forget that...
    TtotheD TtotheD 56-60, M Aug 17

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    singleboy145 singleboy145 16-17, M Nov 3

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    It'S Been A 27 Year Relationship That Shows No Signs Of Getting Old... :)

    I love playing the guitar. I have a few. It is the most tactile, rewarding, absorbing thing I know apart from one other thing (ahem) and has the ability to transport me for a few minutes or a few hours. I like writing songs and recording, I have always loved playing live with...
    easyfun easyfun 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 18, 2013

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    Playing guitar to me is the greatest feeling in

    the world. I am a quiet guy so adding distortion and cranking up the amp as loud as I can gives me an awesome feeling. I was always a drummer and guitar was something I just did on and off. Recently I have almost become obsessed with playing my guitar so if I miss a few days of...
    Jackson2222 Jackson2222 26-30, M 2 Responses Jun 5

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    Frankineedles Frankineedles 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    It's concert time for me!

    !! I got signed to epic record labels and now I have a show to do :) wish me luck guys!!!
    singleboy145 singleboy145 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 3

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    I spend more time playing guitar

    than I do doing anything else except sleeping. And on busy weeks I'll spend more time playing than sleeping. It's a pretty awesome way to make a living - I often still can't believe I get paid to do this.
    proguitar proguitar 51-55, M 2 Responses Mar 21

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    Just love it playing in the morning

    or night it's just awesome and I'm trying to do let her go but I'm half way
    shaun765 shaun765 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 25

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    It brings me peace. There's just something

    about sitting in my loft, playing through a book's worth of music, on my own, it's just so...peaceful.
    TheElephant17 TheElephant17 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 21

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    When times were hard I was never alone

    because my guitar was always by my side
    xXJakeWhiteXx xXJakeWhiteXx 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 21

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    Playing guitar is one of the most amazing

    things to me. I've been playing guitar for 25 years now and could not imagine life without my guitars. I love playing music, creating music and escaping into music.
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 9 Responses Oct 30

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    It's addictive. I play acoustic,

    electric and classical (which I'm currently doing my Grade 5 for). Once I start playing I can't stop until my hands ache, which is about 2 hours after I start.
    EmmaBirchall EmmaBirchall 13-15, F 4 Responses Nov 4

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    Another Level

    I enjoy the place that paying my guitar takes me to. No mater what has gone on in the day, or what is going around me, when i play my Guitar it makes all things seem fine. Im no Mark Knopfeller, and doubt i will ever be famous for it, but i do it for me, my time, my place, my...
    Fragil72 Fragil72 36-40, M Jul 7, 2010

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    Does anybody here know how to play in second

    position on guitar? I have an exam on it on Wednesday. I've got extra help from my teacher, practiced it and practised and I still can't get it. :/ Does anyone have any advice? Thanks!
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 11

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    I Love My Fender Stratocaster 62 Reissue

    I love this guitar. I have had many guitars over the years but I love playing this guitar the best. It is a part of me. It feels good, it fits me, and it feels and sounds smooth as silk. This guitar has soothed me and been there for me no matter what. My guitar is my friend...
    meowpurr meowpurr 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 15, 2011

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    I love guitar so much.

    I just wish I had the guts to play on stage.
    marlyr marlyr 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 22

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    I started when I was 10.

    Sometimes I sing while I play
    ohlayla ohlayla 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 3

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    Wisdom8 Wisdom8 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    Nothing better than spending a good arvo

    serenading myself and playing out all my feelings :)
    Aquarius1402 Aquarius1402 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    Lakee112812 Lakee112812 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    clamthatjams clamthatjams 22-25, F 5 Responses Oct 24

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    How My Love For Guitar And Music Came To Be.

    I remember one afternoon in 1969 my mother and aunt were all excited about something they were going to buy. They left and returned with the Rolling Stones, Let it Bleed, album. There were a few relatives there and us kids were playing downstairs. I got tired and went upstairs...
    experienceman11 experienceman11 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 3, 2011

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    My guitar has a metallic abalone inlay that's a

    kaleidoscope of turquoise, aqua, amber, copper, and purple, but it's hard to see in the picture. It's a phoenix and everything else is black. I wish I could take a picture of my guitar so it's more accurate, but my guitar's surface is sorta like a mirror and reflects everything...
    queenettejeanette queenettejeanette 13-15, F Nov 14

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    I'm having guitar lessons

    since 2012 and I love it. Not only playing the instrument, but the music itself. The amazing happiness when I play it fast and well at the same time. Being on stage and having the notes heard by others. The fun in playing it myself, of hearing my own music, the peace it gives me...
    Thebestofrita Thebestofrita 16-17, F 1 Response May 27

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    I took an interest in guitar about 2 years ago.

    Now, ever since last year, my uncle teaches me how to play since he knows how. I've learned a lot from him and I'm hoping to one day master the guitar just like I'm doing with piano. :)
    musicislife15 musicislife15 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    It Can Help

    I love playing guitar because it helps me let out some of my emotions. When i play guitar i tend to make up a song and play it over and over until i feel better. The feeling however does not last long but at least i get some relief. I also love the feeling I get while...
    irishlady98 irishlady98 16-17, F Jul 24, 2013

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    Feels Good

    When I play the guitar, it's as if I'm with my best friend. Someone who is always there and responds to my emotions, whether joyful or dark. I don't have to worry about anything in the world apart from the sound of the next chord or note. I can abandon my guitar playing...
    musicspirit musicspirit 16-17, F 4 Responses Apr 12, 2009

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    The most fundamentally trans-formative

    decision I ever made was to learn to play. Every aspect of my life has been changed since from who I know, what I have done and future decisions made. The strongest friendships I have made have been other musicians. The most intense experiences I have had have involved where I...
    Beaver318 Beaver318 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    when i'm scared or stressed out,

    it relaxes me. I suck at it I just love getting my black Les Paul down and playing along to my Ipod
    StephanieDan StephanieDan 36-40, M 3 Responses Apr 5

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    I really do love playing guitar there is just

    something about it that just relaxing and therapeutic
    Jerry122 Jerry122 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 8

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    i have been playing guitar

    for 2.5 year and it is fantastic
    omid97 omid97 16-17, M 2 Responses May 31

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    Music is life, I enjoy every second of any song,

    I love playing my guitar🎸🎧🎶
    roxylynch roxylynch 16-17, F Nov 10

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    Show time!! Love you guys thanks

    for support :) ❤️
    singleboy145 singleboy145 16-17, M Nov 3

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    at the age of 24, i still love playing. people tell me to grow up. this is an escape for me, dont you see. ive had friends, we shared a few memories, and they leave to pursue their...
    littlemac64 littlemac64 22-25, M 3 Responses Oct 26

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    When i feel down o upset i just play my Guitar :)
    anaflores anaflores 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I love all 5 of my guitars. I love guitars in general and really want to keep expanding my collection
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 4 days ago