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I Love The Sound Of A Guitar

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?

    v=1dShR9VrzG4 Amazing, simply amazing! At 30 seconds it gets so... GOOD!
    AnonymousTony AnonymousTony 18-21, M Jun 2

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    Like No Other

    The sound of a guitar has only one thing in common with other instruments. It can't be duplicated. You could play a song on the piano and it would sound entirely different from if you played it on the guitar. To try an describe it's sound would be hard because you can't really...
    ImOkayNow ImOkayNow 16-17, F Aug 27, 2011

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    Love It

    First of all, I am barely competent myself, never had lessons (piano was forced on me instead) and learned from magazinesand the old OLGA. I have a deep lovefor acoustic; its pure and requires much more precision. Doyle Dykes is the best ive ever seen or heard.
    ngdi ngdi 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 19, 2012

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    LightsinMotion LightsinMotion 22-25, F 1 Response May 13

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    Guitar Solo Vids

    I recently have been watching guitar videos on you tube, they have some great guitar solo vids for every type of guitar I really like the 12 string and harp guitar videos.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 14, 2012

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    Fave Guitar

    whats your fave guitar style ?
    Jwolf1342 Jwolf1342 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 6, 2013

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    And I Wish So Badly I Could Play It

    I think the sound of a guitar is so beautiful...well the acoustic guitar anyway.  I think all guitars can make awesome music, but I especially love the sound of an acoustic guitar ^_^  If I see someone playing the acoustic guitar I'm just so drawn to them :P  I'm like "Oh my...
    FallingStarr FallingStarr 18-21, F Jul 4, 2011

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    So Awesome

    I just love the sound that comes off those strings sometimes. It might be acoustic or some nice riffs from a thrashing metal song, it just depends of course. Overall, guitar is my favorite instrument.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 11, 2011

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    Oh, Guitars. They're just awesome.

    I use to have a boyfriend who played guitar. I'd fall in love all over again. Lol
    Philli8807 Philli8807 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    And That's A Good Thing

    My dad . . . my brother . . . my uncle . . . and my significant other all play the guitar. My brother can play any guitar . . . electric . . . accoustic . . . 12 string and base which is his specialty. He has quiet a collection of them. He tours up and down the east coast and is...
    maltesemermaid maltesemermaid 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 11, 2012

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    Drop Tuned Or Gtfo

    I love my drop tunings on my ibanez rg2ex1 it just makes it much heavier than standard tuning. drop C and drop A are my two favorite tunings to play my guitar in.
    Disfiguredreality Disfiguredreality 18-21, M Apr 9, 2012

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    I think that the very sound of a guitar can put

    my whole self to complete ease... It's amazing
    musicislife00 musicislife00 13-15, F Mar 30

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    My Daughter Wants To Play!!

    I think I am more excited about this than she is...  although I haven't let on yet.I grew up in a guitar playing household.  Mom & Dad would have friends over and I'd listen to them play and sing while I was up in bed trying to sleep.   We'd go away on vacation and I loved to...
    Creamsicle Creamsicle 41-45, F 4 Responses Nov 5, 2011

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    Amazing Guitar, And Incredible Bass

    he makes his guitar sound like it's crying.    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VC02wGj5gPw&feature=related
    telestrat telestrat 46-50, M 5 Responses Aug 29, 2011

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    We'll I really do love playing guitar

    but I have a question for guitarist in the world. I just need advice on what I should do. We'll.. I love playing guitar but when you play what do you feel that'll make the experience more enjoyable. I don't really play it that much but.. What should I do to create a passion...
    FinnAbadeer5567 FinnAbadeer5567 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    Screaming From With In!

    When I hear a really good guitar player make his guitar scream, I feel it inside my body, as if its coming from the very depths of my own soul. As if he is playing evey tragody, every fear, every nightmare, I have ever felt. And making it come alive with every riff.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 13, 2010

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    <insert Some Awesome Solo Here>

    More so electric guitars. Acoustic guitars sound good too, but electrics can create so many more sounds. From a mellow 3 chord tune to a BLOW-YOUR-MIND 4 minute solo, it all is wonderful to hear. Any two guitarists could play completely different. (Rarely ever similar and never...
    Turbulence Turbulence 18-21, M Aug 2, 2010

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    Once Upon The Strings

    I can distinctly recall the first time falling in love with the sound of a guitar I was a teenager a lot of the songs I enjoyed listening to was, still is rock. I was watching a concert by The Muse and was drawn in by the sound of the guitar. It's the most beautiful sound I've...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 25, 2012

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    My dad plays the guitar,

    he writes music and sings it too.
    BreakfastSpecial BreakfastSpecial 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 8

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    Can't Stay Without..

    Takes me to another place...
    IntoTheAbyss IntoTheAbyss 18-21, M 1 Response May 4, 2011

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    Music

    I love it when my hubby picks up his guitar and starts to play!! I can not help but listen to him play and sing, it is so relaxing. Then to see my daughter try to pick it up and play and sing it awesome she loves to play and even though she can't it doesn't stop her from trying...
    sexymomma80 sexymomma80 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 2, 2011

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    That Voodoo Youdoo!

    This is just one of the great Guitar men of all times... And this video shows he still has it...
    AnonymouslyWritten AnonymouslyWritten 41-45, M 8 Responses Nov 11, 2010

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    I love that sound. The siren like

    after noise when u strum a rhythm. The vibration the sound does in your bones. Makes me feel alive.
    Diana14R Diana14R 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    While My Guitar Gently Weeps

    I adore the sound of guitar. The soundtrack of my life is composed of guitar-driven rock/pop. There's something very moving, beautiful, and timeless about the sound of a guitar.
    SongsofExperience SongsofExperience 31-35 1 Response May 27, 2013

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    Gone Way Too Soon.

    Warren Zevon
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    Tommy Emmanuel - Since We Met

    Take me to the beach and play it for me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 24, 2012

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    Motivation

    I saw electric guitar covers of old rock songs. I loved the sound soooo much. And I can't deny that an acoustic has its own special magic. There's a great sense of joy playing with a guitars strings and making sounds. I want to learn more. It's another struggle, but well worth it...
    Spiderfire Spiderfire 22-25, F Mar 11, 2013

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    Diary Of A Twelfth Grader 27 April 2013

    Dear Diary, So i think it is safe to say A has lost interest in me. I hope so. That way i wont have to say anything. I know, im a chicken. but thats the way i am. Anyways, im 18 now can you believe it? T wants to go clubbing. Totally not my style but i guess i could give it a...
    juSts0m3giRl juSts0m3giRl 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 2, 2013

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 11, 2010

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    Just The Best

    Guitar is such a huge part of my life. I just love this sound, even if the world moves onto a different type of music I will always keep my guitar at number one.
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M Jul 26, 2010

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    Across The Octave Of The Guitar

    I love playing the guitar and which obviously means i love the sound of the guitar. I prefer my guitar (Ibanez RG2EX1) in drop C ( C G C F A D) when i play. many of the guitarists i listened to growing up played in that tuning. Michael Amott ( arch enemy) Alexi Laiho ( children...
    Disfiguredreality Disfiguredreality 18-21, M Jun 21, 2012

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    masha11d masha11d 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    Guitar

    i love guitar, and the sound of it, i think learning how to play was one of the best things i couldve done =]
    Jwolf1342 Jwolf1342 18-21, M Jan 25, 2013

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    Ever since I can remember I've loved music

    and esp the guitar. I can't even tell you exactly when that started but my Mum and Dad bought me my first guitar, a really cheap old classical when I was about 10. I can remember before that always have a "toy guitar" about the house which I strummed on listening to records...
    nunos nunos 51-55, M Dec 16, 2013

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    The Power Of Music...

    Whenever i get upset or sad or anything really.....if i listen to music with a really good guitar....i tend to loosen up and start jammin along with it....i get lost in it....when i play my guitars..either one of them....i can feel the vibrations and the music just flow through...
    BehindClosedDoors BehindClosedDoors 18-21, F 1 Response May 23, 2011

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    A Hidden Master Of Guitar

    I have always said, to myself of course, that Prince or who ever he is now is a pure master of the guitar and I say this without taking away anything from any of the greats..... Prince has an air about him, a style uniquely his own and he makes it look so elegant and easy it is...
    AnonymouslyWritten AnonymouslyWritten 41-45, M 4 Responses Nov 16, 2010

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    I don't play the guitar.

    I tried lessons once upon a time. It didn't stick. I Wish it had! My hands were just not coordinated enough. I love the sound a guitar makes. I love a guy that can play and sing.
    Bluenightstand Bluenightstand 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 17

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    Rodrigo Y Gabriela

        Before they became the most visible flamenco duo of the early 2000's. Guitarists Rodrigo Sanchez and Gabriela Quintero bonded over heavy metal growing up in Mexico city, combined their talents for a time in metal groupTierra Acida never hit it big, and an album was never...
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls 41-45, F 5 Responses Feb 15, 2013

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    I wish I could play the guitar!

    I had one once but it was cheap and the strings broke before I could ever actually learn to play lol. the guitar sounds beautiful, though <3
    westsidechillin westsidechillin 16-17, F 6 Responses May 13

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    ♫♪♫♪♫

    -Any problem you can't  solve with a good guitar,is either,unsolvable or isn't a problem!!! -The guitar is a small orchestra.It is polyphonic.Every string is a different color,a different voice!!! -Among God's creatures two,the dog and the guitar,have taken all the...
    natdj88 natdj88 22-25, F Nov 19, 2010

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    Wood, strings, air, magic.

    The four words that best describe a wonderfully constructed guitar.
    L0nelyWanderer L0nelyWanderer 16-17, M Dec 27, 2013

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    Gee-tar

    I can't imagine life being any fun without music, and I can't imagine what it would have been like before the guitar was invented.  I like other instruments just fine but the guitar is my favourite.... whether it be acoustic or electric... classical styles or a good piece of...
    Opalgem Opalgem 36-40, F Dec 28, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I own 12 acoustic guitars. Every one has a purpose and not one is the same. It's taken several years to get what I have and I plan on keeping them. I need to get a good archtop...
    mymartind35 mymartind35 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    I do, I really do! I love both of them! Well... Three I guess..... I don't know but I love them. Opal (my first guitar) is a plain acoustic and she's amazing but azul (my second...
    Stormymusic599 Stormymusic599 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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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...
    basketballislife15 basketballislife15 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    98corvette 98corvette 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am learning how to play. I'm doing good being self taught. I will get lessons soon though.
    beautifullywrittenambition beautifullywrittenambition 18-21, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago