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I Want to Learn How to Play Guitar

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 266 People

    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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    Re: Play Guitar

    I want take some lessions.
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 15, 2008

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    I used to play guitar

    and i used to go to class but my parents out of blue stop me from going to class and i was really sick after and i couldnt practice and i forgot everything i used to know...but i really want to learn how to play
    Pbehnaz Pbehnaz 18-21, F Jan 26

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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 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 28, 2014

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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, 2014

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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
    YangXiaoLong14 YangXiaoLong14 13-15, F 1 Response May 15, 2014

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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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    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, 2014

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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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    can any one teach me how to play the bass guitar
    blankslayer blankslayer 18-21, M 51 mins ago

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    can any one teach me how to play the bass guitar
    blankslayer blankslayer 18-21, M 52 mins ago

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    I'm trying to learn how. Wish me luck! ;) ha ha
    ShyGrlKat ShyGrlKat 22-25, F 3 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    Okay, this should be interesting:-) 1. I have a 160 IQ, which basically means when I was in elementary school, I was performing academically on a college level, but I did not...
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    I studied Taekwondo for many years as a kid, until I became a 1st degree black belt but I'm not sure about my self-defense skills by now. That was something I stopped doing since I...
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    I need to change my life .. My way of thinking .. I need to be another Person .. I need to learn how to talk .. how to look .. How I present .. I want to change my habbits .. my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm gonna. My ex is a drummer and I can be just as good he is or better!
    IntomeYousee IntomeYousee 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    my plan is to become more modest. more cultural. stress free. I want to find my inner self and spend more time sorting my life out and planning for the future. I'm going to look...
    candlejack21 candlejack21 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Working on so much right now. Writing a Crossover Hardcore EP with elements of Metalcore and Deathcore scales with some 8 string. A really Metalcore HC band, 2 Grunge projects and...
    CharlieReckless CharlieReckless 36-40, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Fast Car - Tracy Chapman yo
    halfsuperbat halfsuperbat 16-17, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    It's one of my best ways of releasing stress and I love music it amazes me how I can hear something in my head and make it come from my fingers and out into the room
    paulsmith345 paulsmith345 16-17, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    josephkenneth josephkenneth 36-40, T 5 days ago

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    Music is my life. I listen to it, write it, play it, sing it, everything. I used to want to become a music teacher, but discovered my love for writing. Not necessarily writing...
    ThatWeirdGirrll ThatWeirdGirrll 16-17, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    My ex played with my belly button and oh man. Being choked and having your belly played with is amazing. Really want my belly played with again.
    Blossom211 Blossom211 18-21, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I do reggae and ska is mainly what I play. It's so up beat you can never be down, sublime, dirtyheads, rhcp, slightly stoopid are just some influences.
    BeachBread BeachBread 16-17, M a week ago

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    For the past 6 months I have been very much in love with a guy who has a long time girlfriend. I would only see him, talk to him, have sex with him and think of only him. I was...
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    When i was younger i had already seen myself the way i wanted to become. If i wanted to be brave id become braver. If i wanted to be athletic id excercise more. If wanted to learn...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F Jun 25

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    1. People and organizations in power routinely manipulate the public by controlling the content of public debate. Typically the easiest way to do this is to distract the public...
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    Hello! I am a PhD students in China agriculture university.A big Chinese boy, and genuinely want to make afriends with international students from English speaking countries in...
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    TaylorJ23 TaylorJ23 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 24

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    1. I have 3 biological sisters, 2. I have 1 foster sister, 3. I want to major in music, 4. I want to teach high school music, 5. I play the clarinet in my school's marching band, 6...
    nerdfighter314 nerdfighter314 16-17, F Jun 23

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    mynameiskris mynameiskris 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    This is 3 months after I first picked up a guitar for the first time https://youtu.be/nkRd9UdeNJk
    MrBe MrBe 46-50, M 2 Responses Jun 22

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    I'm going to be 50 soon and always wanted to play the guitar 5 months ago I started teaching myself how to play my friends say I'm doing pretty good what do you think https://youtu...
    MrBe MrBe 46-50, M Jun 22

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    I have never played but always wanted to play the acoustic guitar. I am getting a guitar and course in a couple of days.
    justme1999 justme1999 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    I have always had a want to learn new things. I believe their is always room for more knowledge and skills. But I never had a chance to until recently. About 5 years ago I started...
    orchidangel orchidangel 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    I'm working towards changing the drug laws in the UK. I've never been a hard drug user but sending users to prison before they've committed any "real" crimes is just creating...
    uberfuzz uberfuzz 22-25, M 3 Responses Jun 21

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    hellooooo! Anyone want to chat? I'm 18 and in Texas. I'm horny af, but we can totally just talk about whatever. I play guitar. I love music. I love ****. and if you didn't notice...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 21

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    The piano or the saxophone to release tension. I feel as if the electric guitar would more perfectly define how I act and feel.
    BenedictJones BenedictJones 13-15, M Jun 20

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    Good tips. 11 is a must for me. I am always doing too many things at once. Amazing how much I can get done when I stop trying to do 5 and just knock out one at a time. http://www...
    Gwall1234 Gwall1234 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 20

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    Anyone in Canada bc Vancouver island who knows how to play? I would love to learn to play it.
    dragonrider11 dragonrider11 22-25, M Jun 20

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    I just learned how to play Never Too Late by Three Days Grace. Its nice being able to hear your favorite song come from your guitar and your voice and your hands
    BrinkOfPeace BrinkOfPeace 16-17, M 2 Responses Jun 19

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    I'm not going to lie if you message me something boring I won't respond unless your cute but even still that may not happen. I love long messages the massage my brain. If you can...
    DollTheface DollTheface 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 19

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