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I Want to Learn to Play the Guitar

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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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    RedAndBlack21 RedAndBlack21 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 7

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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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    Tigerlily53 Tigerlily53 18-21, F Aug 28

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

    don't even know what i am saying
    justchloe justchloe 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 13

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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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    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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    DarkLoser DarkLoser 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 24

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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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    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

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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

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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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    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'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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    Related Experiences

    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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    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 9 Responses Oct 30

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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 my stress reliever.
    Lakee112812 Lakee112812 36-40, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I Want To Play Experience Project Tag The Rules: Answer the questions, tag the person that tagged you and tag some other people that you want to know more about. Have fun What...
    Traceavery Traceavery 61-65, M Nov 13

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    Message me if you want to play
    rebelintn2000 rebelintn2000 46-50, M Oct 29

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    Who wants to play. I'll go frist.
    denhib04 denhib04 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 5

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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 11 hrs 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 a week ago

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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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    I love guitar so much. I just wish I had the guts to play on stage.
    marlyr marlyr 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 22

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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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    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 1 day ago

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    Tagged by SirLaughalots... for which I have called him a "dirty dawg" several times now........So, here goes:WHAT WAS YOUR...LAST BEVERAGE: sparkling waterLAST PHONE CALL...
    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 7 Responses Nov 13

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    I really do, but I can't play it on the laptop because it sucks, but I'm too exhausted to go over to the computer and play it ;-;
    PsychedelicSmile PsychedelicSmile 18-21, F Oct 23

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    Rules: Answer the questions, tag the person that tagged you and tag some other people that you want to know more about. Have fun ( I don't tag anyone, just do it for a friend, Miss...
    DNightTrain DNightTrain 26-30, M 4 Responses Nov 4

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    Since Pinky65 was so kind as to tag me. The Rules: Answer the questions, tag the person that tagged you and tag some other people that you want to know more about. Have fun What...
    Jim44444 Jim44444 61-65, M 1 Response Nov 12

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    Anyone wanna play with my belly button?  It's a deep innie.
    ticklishguy1992 ticklishguy1992 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 26

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    1.) Pawn to D4, your move :) Feel free to leave your move in the comments. First come first serve: whoever responds to this first will be the one playing the game.
    necxo necxo 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 26

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    I don't get it why are a lot jerks.... Guys say they like sweet girls but they go for the opposite and when they are with a sweet girl then they take advantage of them and play...
    spechelle spechelle 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 26

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    I'm bored, message me, let's playyy. xx
    LanniLette LanniLette 13-15, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I can speak 5 different languages I play hockey in the sph league one of my party tricks is to put gasoline on my hand and burn it with a lighter
    mrloweco mrloweco 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Rules: Answer the questions, tag the person that tagged you and tag some other people that you want to know more about. Have fun What was your: Last beverage – Water Last phone...
    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 8 Responses Nov 3

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    Rules: Answer the questions, tag the person that tagged you and tag some other people that you want to know more about. Have fun What was your: Last beverage – Water with...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 5 Responses Nov 3

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    My friend, diablesse34, posted her story and suggested I do this too. It's long; sorry, but I'm just answering the questions in the game. I'm not going to tag anyone, but if you...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 3

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