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I Want to Learn How to Play Guitar

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 257 People

    I am learning how to play guitar via the game

    Rocksmith 2014. So far I am improving slowly. I still haven't learned how to do chords yet though.
    superalanliu superalanliu 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Why Not?

    Though it seems soooo complicated cause i know absolutely nothing about music.but i really want to know how to play guitar.it's magic sound can make a day when you feel down.or it can share your sadness by it's wonderful soul touching chords.yeah chord...that's it i need to learn...
    pro0ject pro0ject 26-30, F Dec 23, 2009

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    Barely Got Started

    I bought a cheap acoustic guitar a few years ago.  I spent some time getting familiar with the fret board, learning about tabs, practiced my rhythm and scales, played a few simple tunes from books, and browsed numerous websites.  I learned a lot about music which...
    ferndill ferndill 41-45, M 3 Responses Sep 6, 2009

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    One of my dreams actually

    but I don't have the time to learn, if ever I have that so called time, that time always go to something else. I should have done this way way back before TT so I envy those who can even just strum...
    nyliemax nyliemax 18-21 Apr 6

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    I'm having some trouble switching between G

    major and D major, any tips or exercises I could do? Or should I just keep trying to go back and forth?
    Justaguy03 Justaguy03 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 12

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    I tried teaching myself a few years ago

    but gave up on it shortly after I started. I want to learn again to have a new hobby and because I also sing and I want to play music in a band one day.
    thewindowshopper thewindowshopper 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I have a electric guitar

    that I want to learn how to play but don't know how to practice or what to practice I tried videos but I just get more confused and upset I don't understand anything if anyone knows how please help me I need a tutor or a guide
    Wolfy14 Wolfy14 18-21, F 1 Response May 15

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    Re: Play Guitar

    I want take some lessions.
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 15, 2008

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    Why?

    i have always wannted to play the guitar i have started and doing quite well i would love some day to make my own songs (:  
    babeyRawr babeyRawr 13-15, F Sep 3, 2009

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    Startingoveragain44 Startingoveragain44 41-45, M Nov 13

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    Hey I just learned how to play "Horse With No Name" - by America! I feel awesome its the first song ive learned on guitar! :D
    Bonjovi11 Bonjovi11 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 1

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    My babies ;) Learning to play some queens of the Stone Age, love rocking out to 'no one knows' but I haven't quite nailed it yet, Just for fun I'm gonna list all the songs I can...
    Supermassive93 Supermassive93 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Dude, I'm bleeding. From playing guitar. As a hardcore guitar player, I get callouses all the time and as I'm typing this, my finger is bleeding. At least it's not getting on my...
    queenettejeanette queenettejeanette 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    Playing guitar is one of the most amazing things to me. I've been playing guitar for 25 years now and could not imagine life without my guitars. I love playing music, creating...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 10 Responses Oct 30

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    I love music, always have since I was little. When I was in high school, I was in band, and actually was offered to play Bassoon in the spring... Well, I only played for one season...
    HeatherMarie14 HeatherMarie14 22-25, F Oct 28

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    Playing guitar is one of my stress reliever.
    Lakee112812 Lakee112812 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 17

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    Watching my friend playing it makes me want to learn how to play it too. Listening to Yiruma and stuffs gives me so much feels
    dakilangdreamer dakilangdreamer 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My guitar has a metallic abalone inlay that's a kaleidoscope of turquoise, aqua, amber, copper, and purple, but it's hard to see in the picture. It's a phoenix and everything else...
    queenettejeanette queenettejeanette 13-15, F Nov 14

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    My guitar playing is my second language. Ive Been playing for 5 years non stop and im only getting better and better. Ive know that this is what i want to do in the future. Im...
    vickepicke vickepicke 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 4

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    This guitar that i hold in my arms is so ******* beautiful. Full of endless creations and meaningful bliss. As i pluck these strings, they are weightless. Delicate and clean.
    jac426 jac426 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 9

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    Music is life, I enjoy every second of any song, I love playing my guitar🎸🎧🎶
    roxylynch roxylynch 16-17, F Nov 10

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    I love it but I suck.. Only tried to learn it to have something to bond over with my dad, but that was a fail.
    samsdname samsdname 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    There's something about putting how I feel into a song that really helps me get through a lot in life. It just makes me feel like its real and actually happening and helps me get...
    Vagabond01 Vagabond01 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    It's addictive. I play acoustic, electric and classical (which I'm currently doing my Grade 5 for). Once I start playing I can't stop until my hands ache, which is about 2 hours...
    EmmaBirchall EmmaBirchall 13-15, F 4 Responses Nov 4

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    Nothing better than spending a good arvo serenading myself and playing out all my feelings :)
    Aquarius1402 Aquarius1402 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    Just to play this song from To The Moon. That's all. But I'm really sucky at learning things.
    SunsetTears SunsetTears 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    For me it's just the thought on a 1 on 1 lesson unsettles me and I think I'll never be able to play with both hands. Ever.
    SammiSakura SammiSakura 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    For the last few days I've been doing some experiements in regards to how my sister treats me and everything I thought was correct. Not only does she expects and demands people...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F Nov 14

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    feelingcrazynconfused feelingcrazynconfused 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 31

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    It was hypnotizing, entrancing, just simply beautiful. Now I won't be able to hear that beautiful sound anymore...
    VampyreLady VampyreLady 18-21, F Oct 28

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    It's concert time for me!!! I got signed to epic record labels and now I have a show to do :) wish me luck guys!!!
    singleboy145 singleboy145 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 3

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    Show time!! Love you guys thanks for support :) ❤️
    singleboy145 singleboy145 16-17, M Nov 3

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    Ace we all love you do a good show!!!!-your pall Joe!
    singleboy145 singleboy145 16-17, M Nov 3

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    well guys I have a album coming out in christmas :)!! And it's a good one any girls wanna Skype before my show ?
    singleboy145 singleboy145 16-17, M Nov 3

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    I'm a full time musician :)
    PregnantChildLover PregnantChildLover 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    This. Is an experience. Well.
    Franse Franse 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    OK, so Sun I had something come through about a friend of mine, I half went into a panic attack and I haven't felt fully right since. my head won't stop pounding, and my body...
    feelingcrazynconfused feelingcrazynconfused 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 4

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    oceanend oceanend 18-21 Oct 30

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    I started today.. I was all excited about it! But once I started, I realized I like motor bikes even more now. I cant see a damn thing in front of the car, that stupid gear and...
    bujji14 bujji14 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 17

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    Here's my rationale. I will be alone most of the time. A busy and unpredictable schedule will give me an excuse as to why I don't have real relationships with other people. It...
    In100years In100years 18-21 1 day ago

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    This Was Not My Idea, But It Was A Great One Just The Same 1) I am Jesse 2) I am a recently retired firefighter of 17 years who now drives a cab and has a paper route...and...
    JesseLeeJames JesseLeeJames 46-50, M Nov 10

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    I love the guitar. My cousin gave me one last Christmas, but two of the strings are messed up and I never got a chance to fix them. Once I get the strings replaced I would really...
    ALostSiren ALostSiren 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 7

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    1. I am from Guatemala 2. My name is Manuel 3. I have light brown skin 4. My height is 5'6" 5. I am 19 years old 6. I'm studying International Relations and Political Science...
    DeniedWings DeniedWings 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 16

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    I just bought an ibanez GSR-200 starter bass and it will be here in a week, what should I expect. What are tabs and where can I get them? Also I am worried that my hands will be...
    MTBlake33 MTBlake33 22-25, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've seen this intellectual, perfectly dorky, wonderfully handsome man in this hall everyday for a long time. He would always smile at me , though I had no clue who he was . I wasn...
    jacqueline212 jacqueline212 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    Living after midnight by Judas Priest. It was her favorite song and I just had to learn how to play it on guitar for her.
    Nightwing420 Nightwing420 36-40, M Nov 3