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I Love the Sound of An Electric Guitar

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    Lead Guitar.....

    Ever since I listened to Smoke On The Water by Deep Purple, I fell in love with the lead guitar. Ritchie Blackmore on his Fender playing along with Roger Glover, was one of the most awesome pieces of guitar playing that you could here. JH being the exception here. The...
    HardingP119 HardingP119 36-40, M 1 Response May 16, 2013

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    I play - I can't get enough of the sound,

    there is nothing that I can compare it to.
    TenguMomiji TenguMomiji 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 13, 2014

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    though depends on the guitarist.

    I love a talented guitarist. There have been many since the '70s. A couple of my favorites - Eddie Van Halen and Stevie Ray Vaughn. When Eddie was young and lots of energy his work with Van Halen was extraordinary. I really enjoyed his range of skill. I could hear classical...
    4vrUnique 4vrUnique 46-50 2 Responses Nov 11, 2009

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    The Shadows

    Geronimo...........Hank Marvin,how the strat sounded before Jimi.
    sharpTresHombre sharpTresHombre 41-45, M Jan 7, 2012

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    BluChild BluChild 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    Jonnyguitar877 Jonnyguitar877 26-30, M Mar 3

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    Sixties Stuff Sends Me To Cloud Nine

    And when those electric guitars (we all have a lot to thank the great Les Paul for) combine with the electric keyboards so popular with sixties groups, like Classics IV and The Association, brothers and sisters, you ain't got nothin' better to melt away your troubles. And...
    eleanorssong eleanorssong 56-60, F 1 Response Dec 23, 2011

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    xxemogirlxx xxemogirlxx 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I play everyday and soon I will be playing

    for the people. Lol It's an obsession and my band is coming together stay tuned. We sound like crazy psychedelic sixties freak outs with a touch of metal and fusion.
    Jonnyguitar877 Jonnyguitar877 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 3

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    My First Guitar

    My first guitar was an Ibanez dark blue color it had such awesome distortion I still have it today but the electronics are all messed up in it. I played that sucker all the time I played it at shows I even used it to record a few songs once in a studio I only broke 2 strings on...
    Musicfan81 Musicfan81 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 14, 2012

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    Carlos Santana Solo

    My 2 favorite musical instruments are the Piano and the guitar.I love the sound of the electric guitar...so beautiful!It sounds like the instrument is almost singing  
    surrealreality surrealreality 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 13, 2012

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    There's just something about it.

    I can't explain it, other than you get lost in it.
    ShyGrlKat ShyGrlKat 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    That Raw Sound

    Let me just start off by saying I absolutely love the sound of an electric guitar. I think it's because of that raw sound that it makes, I just really dig that sound man. Especially on the song Roadhouse Blues by The Doors where guitar player Robby Krieger lays down a sick...
    LongLiveRockAndRoll LongLiveRockAndRoll 26-30, M Jan 12, 2013

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    I'm gonna learn three songs on guitar this

    summer: back in black ACDC, aneurysm nirvana and waking up explosions in the sky
    Alienbassdrum Alienbassdrum 16-17, M Jul 5

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    The Best Instrument

    I've always loved the sound an electric guitar makes... I've always wanted to learn to play a  guitar but my mums never brought one for me since she thinks it's too much noise. I think I'm too lazy right now to keep one with learn to play it. I really hope that one day I can...
    BrokenAngelWishes BrokenAngelWishes 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 11, 2010

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    This probably won't end well by All That

    Remain's solo makes me lose my mind in public
    dzuniga770 dzuniga770 18-21, M Jul 5

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    Certain guitar tones I like.

    I really love low tuned palm muted riffs. But my favorite being a bass player are bass tones just because they are deeper and lower.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 3

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    Its Super Cool ;)

    the sound is super cool . I love All Time Low, some of their songs are acoustic but the others ones are great. I think it sounds awesome. ;]
    LoveLindseyMusic420 LoveLindseyMusic420 18-21, F Aug 24, 2009

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    Fender Strat

    My dad plays guitar, bass and other instruments. His favorite guitar is his white, maple neck Fender Stratocaster. He's been playing since he was a teenager and is really good. My sister and I grew up listening to him play, as well as music from his era which is classic rock. The...
    ts92 ts92 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 18, 2011

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    https://youtu.be/wlrAVhUrexc if you truly like

    the sound of the electric guitar. this man is one of the best. there are so many videos to pick from Im posting this very short one to hopefully get more viewers. I wont say hes under rated because those who know have high praise for him but he might be under heard or under...
    jayciedubb jayciedubb 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 4

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    SmartKat SmartKat 46-50, F Feb 24, 2014

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    http://youtu.be/jOlS8h3V7aoRed Hot Chili

    PeppersWarlocksIt's debatable whether the RHCP are guitar gods. I don't think they're in a class with Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, or Mark Knopfler..But some of their music is just raw liquid emotion..I love music because it says all the things I'm not allowed to say..(And if you...
    SmartKat SmartKat 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 4

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    David Gilmour Is The Best

    There are tons of GREAT guitar players: Jimi Hendrix, George Harrison, Carlos Santana, Eddie VanHalen, etc. I love Dave Gilmour. My father is a guitar player and musician and I was raised on classic rock. I can always pick out a David Gilmour guitar solo. The sounds, the tone...
    ts92 ts92 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 7, 2012

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    Classical Rock

    I love it when the most graceful music is combined with the most hardcore. Check out O' Come All Ye Faithful, Christmas Canon Rock, and Requiem the Fifth all by Trans-Siberian Orchestra.
    juliusram96 juliusram96 18-21, T Mar 21, 2013

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    Not Just The Guitar Of Course

    You'll need amps and a few boxes and the odd pedal, then you're ready to go. If the electric guitar didn't exist, Jimi Hendrix would have had to invent it.
    Baaane Baaane 51-55, M Feb 4, 2013

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    So Do I

    When I was about 10 my brother discovered Cream. I love their music. Eric Clapton is of course superb but Jack Bruce is pretty amazing too. I can't describe what the sound does to me but somehow it makes me feel energised and free.
    liquidamber liquidamber 51-55, F 5 Responses Nov 10, 2009

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    I love to color the tones

    as well, I always need more effects but when I play live I really only use about five, depending on what I need to do.
    Jonnyguitar877 Jonnyguitar877 26-30, M Mar 3

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    i can enjoy acoustic music like leo kottke

    and others ,but i always liked electric. i played many years but recently quit. i still have 7 electrics, a bass and an acoustic.
    xkmb xkmb 51-55 2 Responses Aug 24

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    Is there anything more romantic than falling asleep cuddled in the arms of your loved one, enjoying the sound of rain falling. There's something about the sounds and smell of rain...
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    Michael Bolton - How Am I Supposed To Live Without You(thank-you to the YouTube up-loader for sharing the memories.)"How Am I Supposed to Live Without You" is a song written in...
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    Private concert in the bathroom style is the way to go. I love singing when I know for a fact I'm by myself and I can just play the guitar and not be judged. Plus, I think I've...
    afellowearthling afellowearthling 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    going to visit my Mom for about 2 weeks and trying to decide if I should take my acoustic or my electric? acoustic is my favorite so easy to pick up and play but I wanted to mess...
    samhart1 samhart1 46-50, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Brook Benton - Rainy Night in Georgia(thank-you to the YouTube up-loader for sharing the memories.)This song was written by the Louisiana swamp rocker Tony Joe White, who first...
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    Andrea Bocelli - Besame mucho(thank-you to the YouTube up-loader for sharing with us the memories.)"Bésame Mucho" (Kiss me generously) is a song written in 1940 by Mexican...
    eyeno eyeno 61-65, M 6 days ago

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    And it made me never want to love someone like that ever again. I'd actually met this guy when we were both in first grade. He and I attended the same elementary school for a while...
    Curlatte3845 Curlatte3845 18-21, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    My dad sometimes refers to girls as 'dolly birds' especially if they are blonde. One lunchtime weekend we were in a pub and three of them were in there vying for attention from the...
    Gavriella Gavriella 26-30, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    Guitar is life. My dream is a Les Paul Studio and a Fender Telecaster and Stratocaster. I also want pedals and a Divided by 13 and the Fender Blues Deluxe amps. That's a lot of...
    tickleking33 tickleking33 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    To anyone who plays the guitar or other instruments, how nice does it feel to just play for a while and forget everything? It's the best feeling in the world to me ^-^
    DarkChocolate242 DarkChocolate242 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have put up quite a few guitar covers on youtube this week and have original songs there too. I'm hoping to share the videos instead of them just sitting there. Haha. Just type...
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