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I Love the Acoustic Guitar

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    A Simple and Beautiful Song

    http://ultimate-guitar.com/tabs/u/u2/one_acoustic_crd.htm I love playing and singing this acoustic version of One by U2. Like the poster on UG says:    "what can you say about this song other than - wow!"
    Wraither Wraither 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 4, 2008

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    Acoustic Covers

    I love acoustic covers of songs that are in the chart and how it can often transform them to strongly, convey the beauty of the lyrics that are often lost otherwise. I love the intimacy of the acoustic guitar- how it lacks formality and it gives prevelance to the artist's...
    deleted deleted 22-25 1 Response Aug 5, 2008

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    I love spending time with my acoustic guitar.

    I usually sit around with it when I'm writing.
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Jan 5

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    That's All I Need

    I love the way an acoustic guitar sounds I would love to learn how to play it myself.  Any volunteers to show me how :)?
    tenderheart08 tenderheart08 26-30, F 9 Responses Mar 12, 2008

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    Acoustic Just Sounds Better

    At least it does for me. I tried electric and while I can play it i definitely prefer acoustic. Maybe because I like country music most of all, and it's the style I play? All I know is that if I had the choice of Taylor Swift's acoustic guitar or...anybody in rock's electric...
    abbykova97 abbykova97 13-15, F Oct 5, 2010

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    Mississippi John Hurt

    or Lightnin' Hopkins moves me.
    sharpTresHombre sharpTresHombre 36-40, M Dec 28, 2010

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    Yeah - I Play

    I was 16 years old when I got my first guitar.  I tried and tried to play & eventually learned to pick a few tunes.  The first song I ever learned was NEEDLE AND THE DAMAGE DONE by Neil Young... My very tallented and patient friend taught me.  I was such a...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry 41-45, F 14 Responses Mar 30, 2008

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    Cant Stop Playing

    been playing since the 60's  it is me as i am it,i play whatever i feel dont listen to the radio much at all , i got enught music and sounds in my mind i dont need someone' eles' i love all style' and there isnt such a thing as the best. people play what thier mind is...
    klondiked klondiked 46-50 Oct 21, 2008

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    Tuning To Open C Permanently...Whats Involved?

    Hi guys & gals, I have a beautiful acoustic 12 string, wanted to drop it to Open C (CGCGCE) permanently, as well as take off the higher "G" string (John Butler style) Other than tightening the truss rod a bit, should I use a different (thicker) gauge set of strings? Thanks for...
    TDH1980 TDH1980 31-35, M Nov 8, 2013

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    Hands-down Best Friend

    Outside of the members of my immediate family, the most enduring personal relationship I have had is with the acoustic guitar. The music is not in me. It's in the instrument, and somehow, my hands keep finding it. If physicists are right and the fundamental constructs of...
    Rainsong6string Rainsong6string 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 4, 2011

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    I Love Guitar

    i play the guitar and it makes me really happy, i dont play for anyone else i like to be able to play an instrument that is so beautiful sounding, its very calming. my neighbour a suite over from me plays guitar beautifully and he sings aswell so i just lay next to the wall...
    rosiefreemn rosiefreemn 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 13, 2011

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    Acoustic

    Acoustic guitar soothes me like no other instrument can. There is something I hear i can not explain... it is like it's own language. I can listen to it for so long. I would love to meet someone who would sing and play for me for hours. I think that would be just beautiful
    Realization17 Realization17 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 10, 2013

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    Thank You God, Or Should It Be The Devil...?

    My uncle taught me my first chords when I was a boy. My other uncle also had a guitar, and introduced me to Arlo Guthries' Alisons Restaurant Massacree, which I memorized faithfully, and sang acapella in its entirety to any other twelve year old who would listen:) It's great to...
    IrishJeff IrishJeff 41-45, M Feb 12, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I found myself in a bit of a rut with the guitar playing recently. For a long time now I've been mostly a solo acoustic player. So I've mixed it up... set up my electric...
    nunos nunos 51-55, M 2 Responses Feb 22

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    search up gareth evens, he does a bunch of guitar covers with nothing but fingerpicking, it sounds epic
    Idioticnerd Idioticnerd 13-15, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Whenever I'm sad and depressed. I just sit down and pick the strings, it really relaxes me. I really don't know what I'm gonna do without music in my life.
    proxpher proxpher 18-21, F Feb 8

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    Yes! So happy I found this!!
    JackNicholson JackNicholson 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Plz like my Facebook page, I do covers and uploading my own songs soon:
    KarieSisson KarieSisson 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 8

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    After the game of volleyball
    genipot genipot 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cJtWY6-MF-M
    fromeden fromeden 36-40, F Feb 26

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rtBnX2oWRPQ
    freshlove freshlove 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    I have played guitar for 4 years. I love it. Especially playing the electric guitar because I NEED distortion :P. I have an ESP/LTD Ec-256. It's a beautiful honey burst with a...
    thornedrose thornedrose 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 22

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    Enjoying a different genre of music today other then my normal rock and roll attitude lol Eric church Smoke a little smoke Love the guitar in this song .
    HammerD08 HammerD08 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 20

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    Fix you - Coldplay , I ******* love the guitar solo in this song! 😍😍
    shiannee17 shiannee17 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 23

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    Steve Harley - Make Me Smile (Come Up and See Me) .... I just love the guitar piece in the middle of this....:))
    BUBBLYBOY BUBBLYBOY 51-55, M a week ago

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    I like to play acoustic, but electric is always fun. I also prefer rhythm over lead but that's just me
    musicandmorejake musicandmorejake 13-15, M 3 Responses Feb 16

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    im currently learning how to play 'When you can't sleep at night' By :Of Mice&Men , acoustically /.^
    MissEvon MissEvon 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    Playing acoustic and it keeps making that stupid buzzing noise whenever I play harder chords lol..keep trying to adjust my hands
    strawberryletter22 strawberryletter22 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 25

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    "Not Over You" Dreams, that's where I have to go To see your beautiful face anymore I stare at a picture of you and listen to the radio Hope, hope there's a conversation We both...
    LanaKane101 LanaKane101 31-35, F Feb 12

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    The Pale Emperor review: Alright so this was Marilyn Manson's newest album that came out not to long ago on January 20th. In general, I say it wasn't so bad. The songs have a soft...
    HellNotHallelujah HellNotHallelujah 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    Many musicians can make their guitars sing. Jimmy Page makes his sing the blues.
    andie2007 andie2007 41-45, F 4 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    It is simply titled Zanza. It is a very strange song, but maybe that's why I like it. It has an ominous choir, heavy metal drums and guitar, jazz piano, even pipe organ. I'm...
    BATHROOM1 BATHROOM1 13-15 7 hrs ago

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    It is simply titled Zanza. It is a very strange song, but maybe that's why I like it. It has an ominous choir, heavy metal drums and guitar, jazz piano, even pipe organ. I'm...
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    It is simply titled Zanza. It is a very strange song, but maybe that's why I like it. It has an ominous choir, heavy metal drums and guitar, jazz piano, even pipe organ. I'm...
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    It is simply titled Zanza. It is a very strange song, but maybe that's why I like it. It has an ominous choir, heavy metal drums and guitar, jazz piano, even pipe organ. I'm...
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    It is simply titled Zanza. It is a very strange song, but maybe that's why I like it. It has an ominous choir, heavy metal drums and guitar, jazz piano, even pipe organ. I'm...
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    It is simply titled Zanza. It is a very strange song, but maybe that's why I like it. It has an ominous choir, heavy metal drums and guitar, jazz piano, even pipe organ. I'm...
    BATHROOM1 BATHROOM1 13-15 7 hrs ago

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    It is simply titled Zanza. It is a very strange song, but maybe that's why I like it. It has an ominous choir, heavy metal drums and guitar, jazz piano, even pipe organ. I'm...
    BATHROOM1 BATHROOM1 13-15 7 hrs ago

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    It is simply titled Zanza. It is a very strange song, but maybe that's why I like it. It has an ominous choir, heavy metal drums and guitar, jazz piano, even pipe organ. I'm...
    BATHROOM1 BATHROOM1 13-15 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    About 11 years ago, I bought an Ovation guitar. I tried learning how to play it while I was on business trips and had nothing better to do in the hotel room. I didn't get very...
    JAGandVSfan JAGandVSfan 51-55, M Feb 10

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    I am 59. I was diagnosed with an acoustic neuroma 2.1x1.6x1.4 cm almost 2 years ago. Have mild tinnitus and some hearing loss and have been leading a more or less quiet normal life...
    joeliyung joeliyung 56-60, M 1 day ago

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    I played guitar since I was in 5th grade. The guitar is not even mine, its my sister's guitar. I stop playing guitar every year because I was lazy and sometimes busy. I played so...
    Jordan112798 Jordan112798 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 13

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    I fell in love with a stranger and his name is ?Pete Townshend? I'm not sure if anyone knows him or has ever heard about him but he is (or was back in the 60s70s) this famous...