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I Love The Sound Of A Guitar

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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...
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls 36-40, F 5 Responses Feb 15, 2013

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 11, 2011

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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...
    natdj88 natdj88 22-25, F Nov 19, 2010

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    I think that the very sound of a guitar can put my whole self to complete ease... It's amazing
    KT98 KT98 13-15, F Mar 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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    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...
    ImOkayNow ImOkayNow 16-17, F Aug 27, 2011

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    I'm planing to start learning how to play Guitar :)
    masha11d masha11d 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 7

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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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    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...
    juSts0m3giRl juSts0m3giRl 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 2, 2013

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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...
    Creamsicle Creamsicle 41-45, F 4 Responses Nov 5, 2011

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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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    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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    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 13, 2010

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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 1 Response Apr 7

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 14, 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...
    SongsofExperience SongsofExperience 31-35 1 Response May 27, 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...
    BehindClosedDoors BehindClosedDoors 18-21, F 1 Response May 23, 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...
    sexymomma80 sexymomma80 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 2, 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...
    AnonymouslyWritten AnonymouslyWritten 41-45, M 4 Responses Nov 16, 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...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 25, 2012

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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...
    fridaygirl fridaygirl 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 17

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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...
    Spiderfire Spiderfire 22-25, F Mar 11, 2013

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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...
    Disfiguredreality Disfiguredreality 18-21, M Apr 9, 2012

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    Somehow I do not understand why most girls find it attractive when guys can play guitar but then I am guilty, I am one of those girls. However, anybody who can play guitar is...
    FreeyourSoul FreeyourSoul 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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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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    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...
    maltesemermaid maltesemermaid 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 11, 2012

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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 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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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...
    ngdi ngdi 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 19, 2012

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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...
    Disfiguredreality Disfiguredreality 18-21, M Jun 21, 2012

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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...
    Opalgem Opalgem 36-40, F Dec 28, 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...
    Turbulence Turbulence 18-21, M Aug 2, 2010

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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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    I Miss My Guitar - I played drums many years ago, before I got married, and harmonica too. I took piano lessons as a kid; but I've forgotten everything I learned.....I still like...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M Nov 12, 2011

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    Help, I’m in love with my guitar teacher who is around my age. I see him once a week and think he is heavenly. However, I’m very shy around him despite all my efforts to be...
    properlove properlove 22-25, F Mar 17

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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...
    Beaver318 Beaver318 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 29

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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...
    proguitar proguitar 51-55, M 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I always do a little strumming on my guitar before bed. It's a great way to end a crappy day and it helps me sleep so much better.
    Dmac92 Dmac92 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 2

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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 1 Response Apr 5

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    https://soundcloud.com/skrux/skrux-being-human-ft-mona-moua I have been listening to this for weeks now... Maybe whoever reads this will like it too :) #electronic #skrux #melodic...
    craeburn craeburn 18-21, M Apr 9

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    Does anyone else know how to play "Crazy On You" by Heart? There is a video of Nancy Wilson playing/teaching it on YouTube.
    guitarist410 guitarist410 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    Phunkdified - Ben LappsI wish I could play this xD dream...
    Chirogymnast Chirogymnast 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    Headphones on, music on, world shut out!! x
    BrokenAngel35 BrokenAngel35 31-35, F Apr 6

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    Craig Morgan - Love Remembers Lyrics You can forget what love was wearing When it walked out your front door Where you fell down to your knees And you can forget the kind of...
    sherrianna sherrianna 18-21, F Apr 6

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    Playing the piano or keyboard always makes me feel so much better. I also love my guitar but piano is my life.
    amarie0710 amarie0710 22-25, F Apr 1

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    "The Calendar Hung Itself"-- Bright Eyes (From the Stuck in Love soundtrack... I only watched it because of Logan Lerman. I have a slight obsession with that dude.) Does he kiss...
    gorillawarfare gorillawarfare 13-15, F Apr 2

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    Prince, Tom Petty, Steve Winwood, Jeff Lynne and others perform "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" at the 2004 Hall of Fame Inductions.  GOTTA LOVE IT!
    shesellssanctuary shesellssanctuary 41-45, F 1 hr ago

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    I think the first time I experienced playing guitar was when I was younger and had my neighbours boyfriend give me 'a lesson', basically I think he showed me some chords and things...
    KT98 KT98 13-15, F Mar 29

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    For all the bass players out there who feel underestimated and mocked down: We're not just bass players, we're THE bass players!! We're the soul of the band, because they feel us...
    ThelaughingSky ThelaughingSky 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    Even though I am drums and bass person. Acoustic guitar, electric guitar, classical guitar, they all sound nice when played with talent. Well, guess it has its weaknesses and...
    baseCharlie baseCharlie 18-21, M Mar 23

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    I love the sound of the guitar. I have a twelve string that I really should dust off and strum. I love this photo. Reminds me of a holy place. It's the inside of a guitar
    CopperHeart CopperHeart 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 31