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I Love The Sound Of A Guitar

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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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    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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    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 5 Responses May 13

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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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    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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    LightsinMotion LightsinMotion 22-25, F 1 Response May 13

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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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    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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    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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    I tried to learn the guitar

    when I was younger but I lost interest. Does anybody know any good websites or what's the easiest way to teach yourself? :)
    ShiverMehTimbers ShiverMehTimbers 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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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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    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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    ClassicLady ClassicLady 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 30

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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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    What is brilliance? Aaron Dessler 's guitar

    work on the song "I should Live in Salt", by The National. Completely atmospheric, the bridge in the song stands as something that is totally alive itself. It hits your body and weaves itself completely around and inside of you, transforming you into an element of the track...
    Raindancej Raindancej 36-40, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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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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    Oh guitars they are just awesome.

    I love just playing/learning songs. My favorite is my electric guitar which I have played for about 12 years! Long Time!!!
    lucygreen362 lucygreen362 22-25, F Jul 30

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    I love to hear Great singers & guitarist like

    Maria Gadu, Jose Feliciano, Gary Moore, Santana and many more..
    uulalaa uulalaa 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 8

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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 3 Responses Nov 5, 2011

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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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    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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    The sound of guitar gets me up!

    I LOVE GUITAR SOLOS. Never Let You Go by Third Eye Blind. Enjoy! And leave some songs that have great guitar solos in the comments!!!
    ninjadentistinspace ninjadentistinspace 16-17, F Sep 8

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    One time a friend played a song on an acoustic

    guitar while i tried to fall asleep. He played little rhythym and lightly hummed as i went to the place i love. Sleep.
    Marshey Marshey 13-15, M Sep 8

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    A bluesy guitar is fabulous,

    so is a reggae guitar. But I like a rock guitar, playing a riff I can identify with in my bones. The lyrics to the sound must resonate too.
    DearbhalC95 DearbhalC95 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 31

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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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    I love learning to play it too.

    Some people don't feel right unless they exercise....that is how I am with guitar, my day is not complete without playing
    Jawzenator Jawzenator 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 8

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    masha11d masha11d 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 7

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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 16-17, F Mar 30

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    Me too! I love the sound of string

    instruments: cello, violin , etc.
    Nuovinzi Nuovinzi 41-45, F 5 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 7 Responses Feb 15, 2013

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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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    marlyr marlyr 13-15, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    novembermountain novembermountain 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 24

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    Some. Prefer it with a twist. See if you can find any SKY tunes on YouTube!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Sep 25

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    Okay, I play guitar and anyone who really loves playing guitar has a few favorite guitarists, probably one of my favorites is buckethead, he is indescribably talented. And as it...
    Lateralus07 Lateralus07 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 4

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    I can't listen to good classical guitar music because it would make me too envious and angry at myself for not being able to play as well :P And if the music is good enough, it...
    unicornbombz unicornbombz 16-17, F Sep 30

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    Who is your favourite Adventure Time character and why? I love Marceline because of my love for guitars and vampires, and I feel this weird 'spiritual connection' to her hahaha XD...
    unicornbombz unicornbombz 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 30

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    Seethers~Careless whispers I absolutely love their version of this song. love the guitar rift in this song.
    SadisticPsychoBitch SadisticPsychoBitch 31-35, F Oct 12

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    Had to go with some more Boston. Love the guitars.
    WillMeer WillMeer 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    I'm not quite sure when it started but a sound of a beating heart is something that turns me on but also relaxes me. I just love laying on ones chest listening to this lovely sound...
    Arna78 Arna78 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 14

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