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I Want to Learn How to Play Guitar

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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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    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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    Re: Play Guitar

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 16-17, F 1 Response May 15

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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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    Me trying to play guitar is like trying to eat a watermelon with a plastic fork... It's that difficult for me. I'm such a moron cx
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    When I play guitar I feel like I'm escaping reality. When I sing...it's an unbelievable feeling :)
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Aug 3

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    I really do love playing guitar there is just something about it that just relaxing and therapeutic
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    I learned how to play piano for 6 weeks & then gave it up. I just wasn't interested in it. Now I wish I didn't give it up.
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    Tigerlily53 Tigerlily53 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    MikeBrin MikeBrin 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    My parents just surprised me and they're giving me guitar lessons OMG!!
    SavannahCole SavannahCole 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    RecklessXO96 RecklessXO96 18-21, M Aug 9

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    ...again. I dont really remember how anymore.
    howlingtiger howlingtiger 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    I love to sing and play my guitar just the feeling of mixing the two makes me feel good
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    Dreamprojector Dreamprojector 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I have been taking lessons for about 9-10 years. I would be happy to help teach anyone who wants to learn. I must warn everyone here though, that to play piano well, there are many...
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    TtotheD TtotheD 56-60, M Aug 17

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    I started when I was 10. Sometimes I sing while I play
    ohlayla ohlayla 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 3

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    Just love it playing in the morning or night it's just awesome and I'm trying to do let her go but I'm half way
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    In total, there are many usages for piano: play in a concert, play in a party, for a dance group,....... But, with me, I just divide it into 2 different kind: play a song; and play...
    Longnhat5 Longnhat5 13-15, M Aug 5

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    Now let's talk about emphasizing. The way you emphasize depends on the style( beat) of a song. If the song is 4/4, you can play the chord that have the same time with the style, my...
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