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I Want to Learn to Play the Guitar

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 363 People

    A Dust Collector

    I have always wanted to learn how to play a guitar. So finally after retiring last year i decided now was the time. I went and bought a very good guitar and signed up for lessons. So, to make a long story short, i now own a very expensive, dust collecting, musical instrument. So...
    Goodguy09 Goodguy09 61-65, M Mar 17, 2009

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    My Goal For This Winter

    Many in my family play guitar ranging from rock to country to gospel. Every since I was a kid I wanted to learn to play but just never took the time to learn. Now I am 55 but figure it's never to late to learn. Winter in upon us again with it's long month's of being stuck inside...
    Robert1256 Robert1256 51-55, M 6 Responses Oct 20, 2011

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    i really do though, it just seems fun to play i

    don't even know what i am saying
    justchloe justchloe 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 13, 2014

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    To be able to play guitar is one of my goals.

    I have "google searched" "free guitar lessons" and visited so many sites.Too many times I have checked out a website that offers free lessons , however they are only partial of the lessons, in order to complete the lesson, a purchase was needed. How frustrating!I am a person...
    NamelessWife NamelessWife 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 10

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    The Acoustic From a Dead Father

    I've had an acoustic guitar given to me by my father over 15 years ago, well I more inherited it 15 years ago when he passed. I've always been trying to learn for years, then one by one the strings broke, the case came apart, but that didn't stop me, I kept it safe and...
    inconditusLeo inconditusLeo 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 31, 2009

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    Learning to Play

    Well I am going to learn to play the guitar!! Im beginning to work on my goal. My husband bought me an electric guitar for my birthday! Now, hes checking on lessons for me. I cant wait. Its always been my dream to learn to play the guitar. I cant believe that its finally going to...
    picgirl picgirl 31-35, F 15 Responses Sep 23, 2007

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    I want to learn how to play the guitar

    (obviously haha) I just bought an acoustic guitar and was wondering how other people learned,through the internet, self teaching, etc. so ya I'd like to hear about people's stories about learning or if anything interesting happened because of learning or while you were learning
    Justaguy03 Justaguy03 18-21, M Jan 7, 2014

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    Can anyone tell me how long it would take to be

    a decent or good guitar player if I practice an hour a day every day?
    citysquare citysquare 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 25

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    I've Always Wanted To Learn!!!

    I have always wanted to learn how to play the guitar.  I have my own guitar.  I even have a book for beginners.  My guitar sits in it's case, I dust it off every few weeks.  I always say, "man!!!"  I need to learn how to play this thing.  I did start to learn how to play...
    TexasLily TexasLily 51-55, F 5 Responses Nov 10, 2008

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    RedAndBlack21 RedAndBlack21 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 7, 2014

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    Tigerlily53 Tigerlily53 18-21, F Aug 28, 2014

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    Guitar

    I really want to learn to play guitar, i love metallica and ac/dc and wish i could play as good as them
    Iowaguy22 Iowaguy22 13-15, M 3 Responses Apr 24, 2012

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    My Experience In Learning To Play

    G'Day, folks! :) I already play guitar and I have made a couple of replies to posts further down the page. One post in particular talked about collaborating with a friend while taking lessons to speed up the learning curve. The comment I posted to her post needs to be an original...
    sparkumup sparkumup 56-60, M Mar 14, 2013

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    My Entire Family Plays...

    I really want to learn to play the quitar and write music. Most of my family plays very well. I think my dad is the only one who doesn't besides myself! In fact three members of my family perform. It is a beautiful instrument! I have had boyfriends that play too and I loved to...
    btrflysfound btrflysfound 41-45 3 Responses Aug 23, 2011

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    Does anyone have advice

    or sites or videos that I could use to help me learn? I have never played the guitar before but I desperately want to learn. Without spending too much money that is.
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 23

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    I Play Piano, So I Would Like to Play Guitar Also

    My boyfriend knows how to play guitar and he's really good. :) He's taught me a couple songs already. But I can imagine when we start living together that I will get to practice on his guitar all I want, he'll teach me a lot of songs, and he'll give some advice too. It will...
    minnie22mouse minnie22mouse 18-21, F Nov 20, 2008

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    I Have Been Inspired. . .

    My idol has inspired me to learn to play the guitar. . .the only problem is I have no idea how to pick one from a store besides just looking at the physical features. I have done my research online and what I know is I need a cord and an amplifier and a pick of...
    ilOV3yOU ilOV3yOU 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 23, 2010

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    My parents just surprised me

    and they're giving me guitar lessons OMG!!
    SavannahCole SavannahCole 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 27, 2014

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    What should I know..?

    ? Thanks to anybody willing to give me any tips or inspiration, cheers.
    justfukgmessyme justfukgmessyme 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 10, 2014

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    I've needed an instrument

    since I quit piano when I was 12. After 3 awful instructors, I figured out it just wasn't right for me. I've taken voice lessons, but that didn't include music theory. I know myself enough to know that I need an instrument to learn music theory properly. I decided on guitar...
    BriImani BriImani 18-21, F Mar 17

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    A Real One...

    I mean... I am quite good at the guitar on rock band 2 for ps3... but I am actually interested in learning the real thing. I love music. I want to be able to make my own! It's just a matter of buying the stuff I need and finding someone to teach me.
    VincentValentine VincentValentine 31-35, M Aug 30, 2009

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    ArtInsanity ArtInsanity 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 24, 2014

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    Spice Up That C-Chord!

    Within the realm of music, there are three types of musicians: strokers, blowers and beaters. For all you strokers out there, grab your git-fiddle and lay down your best C-chord. Now that you have it fingered, try this out: take your ring finger which is fingering the note C on...
    sparkumup sparkumup 56-60, M Mar 22, 2013

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    Lessons?

    I'm a full-time guitarist in the midwest - just curious if anyone would be interested in lessons from time to time? I'd be open to bartering my skills for yours - what could you do for me?
    proguitar proguitar 51-55, M 1 Response Oct 4, 2013

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    Only Recently

    I am a musician, I play the violin and piano, but recently I've really got into metal, and specifically folk-metal. I've heard the extremely awesome sounds that the guitar can make, and being a curious person, I'm keen to learn this. I am appreciative of the skilled artists out...
    IamcalledS IamcalledS 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 9, 2013

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    I've decided I'm going to try

    and learn to play guitar I have always loved it and wanted to learn I have owned a guitar for quite some time. A friend of mine that plays told me I should look for something else because the one I have the action is way to high.....so yesterday I bought myself a new one...a...
    bella61219 bella61219 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Related Experiences

    I dream of playing guitar with a lady and singing harmony, or even a male who appreciates the music I enjoy. [I like everything from classical to metal to country} Huge fan of Enya...
    bAbShedSTRNG bAbShedSTRNG 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    Message me if you want to play
    asterwesley asterwesley 16-17, M Apr 1

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    Guitar playing as made a huge impact on my life in many different ways. It's given me self confidence and something to live for. When I'm feeling down I usually grab my Axe and...
    potatolawnchair potatolawnchair 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    Learning? Pft, I took a lesson on Thursday and now I'm a pro B)
    YouCantEscapeMyDemons YouCantEscapeMyDemons 13-15, M 5 Responses Apr 12

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    I'm not 100 % new to this instrument but I'm not super experienced either. I just learned the solo of Smells Like Teen Spirit which I thought was going to be a big challenge...
    ErenBombastic ErenBombastic 13-15, M 2 Responses Apr 11

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    I don't know where I'd be without my guitars.......... when the world gets too much, a Maton can always make you feel better!!
    scottie1974 scottie1974 41-45, M 5 days ago

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    Hello, i love to make music, i want ur opinion, maybe u can check it out on soundcloud.com/vicoramone and let me know what u think, namasté!
    vicoramone vicoramone 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I was all alone, I was feeling rather low I needed someone to lift my spirits up So I dropped in on a dance Just to take a glance And there this sweet lovely thing was She was more...
    TheScorpio1966 TheScorpio1966 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    I reread the book, "Memoirs of a Geisha" recently and thought that the version of this game called "Big Liar" in there sounded pretty fun too; each person tells three stories about...
    ginaramone ginaramone 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Hey, I think playing a game would be pretty fun! Message me if you want to, but comment first.
    kaoruredfox kaoruredfox 13-15, F 9 Responses Mar 24

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    I want someone to play with my button all day long
    mlcockrell mlcockrell 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    I would love to play with a female belly button. They are just so sexy. Message me if you want talk. I'm 21.
    oilerfan86 oilerfan86 18-21, M Apr 9

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    For those who don’t know, Soggy Toast is a party game where a group of guys stand around a piece of bread and whack off onto the bread. The last one to spurt has to eat the bread...
    FruitSlice FruitSlice 41-45, M 3 Responses Apr 12

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    till now i have 10 experiences of playing with navels or belly buttons i will explain one by one in sequence one after the other in few days i want to improve the circle join for...
    amarnathnaga007aarya amarnathnaga007aarya 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    1) I love playstation 2) I have worn girl clothes 3) I am 16
    maxygirl maxygirl 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    how do we play this game ?
    naughtybliss naughtybliss 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Hi I live in Mumbai 20 year old boy I want my navel tortured so if anyone interested please contact me
    cashi43 cashi43 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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