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I Wish I Could Play Guitar Like Hendrix

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    Guitar Goddess

    I have always wanted to play guitar like my heroes.  Hendrix, Van Halen, Gilmour, Clapton, Beck, Vai, Satriani, Petrucci, Gilbert, Hoey, Page, Townshend, Harrison and Lennon, McCready and Gossard, The Edge, Ramone, Strummer and Jones, Frehley and Stanley, Hammett and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 7, 2008

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    8FOOTDREAD 8FOOTDREAD 41-45, M Feb 22, 2010

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    I wish I could play guitar for a living. Session work, in a band, or just playing gigs. Guitar consumes me, I watch videos on YouTube and spend hours dreaming of my next guitar or...
    shayne34 shayne34 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 1

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    I'm 30 and I've been playing guitar for 25 years now. I love spending hours just with my guitars playing and writing. I currently have 6 guitars in my collection but definitely...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 5

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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...
    Pbehnaz Pbehnaz 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    ok guys I really want to learn how to play guitar, the thing is my experience is ZERO so any advise how to do it (without going to classes cuz there is no time nor money lol). all...
    confusedGuyyy87 confusedGuyyy87 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 15

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    Music is life. I've played guitar and sang since I was 5 years old and started writing my own songs when I was 12. I love being creative and being able to express myself with music...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    I play an acoustic Jasmine Takamine mainly. In the last year, I have combined a type hammer-on and tapping so that when I pick up an electric, I have no difficulty playing crazy...
    AmnesiaPlease AmnesiaPlease 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 15

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    When any song hits me i don't care how hard it is to play ....i play it on guitar............
    noahryan noahryan 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 15

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    Well, i was enjoying my holidays and one day i saw a girl and at the same time i was listening a song. Surprisingly, it matched the situation. That night i played the guitar whole...
    noahryan noahryan 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 4

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    I play the bass guitar and love it to death.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 15

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    I play the electric guitar,acoustic,ukelele,clarinet,and trumpet. My whole family is made up of music. So i guess my life isn't that bad
    Ashleygolden Ashleygolden 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Me and one of my guitars, my Epiphone SG
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Jan 21

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    This would go out to my "Father". I wish you could know the stinging pain of rejection, of your very person, like I suffered under your pious indifference. I wish you could know...
    yppirt yppirt 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I've been playing for almost 10 years. Some of my favorite players are Paul Gilbert, Jason Becker, Andy Timmons, Buckethead, and other similar diverse virtuosos.
    LifeofLewis LifeofLewis 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 21

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    I don't know how I am going to focus on work today. I didn't want to leave my bed. All I can do is cry all day and all night. How can I go on like this. I feel like I want to leave...
    EmilyPouliot EmilyPouliot 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    A long time ago I learned a few chords. It's difficult at the beginning. The strings hurt my fingers. Then you develop wonderful callouses and the real fun begins. Now I'm...
    seewhathappens seewhathappens 51-55, F 2 Responses Jan 10

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    I guess music in general is a safe haven for me when i am bored, sad, happy, or just cuz i have nothing else to do. It helps me be less insane.
    imashame imashame 18-21, M a week ago

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    I am a acoustic guitar player. I have been learning to play guitar for quite a long time. I really admire Sungha Jung. I play most of his songs. I really wish that I could play...
    DewDavid DewDavid 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 29, 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...
    NamelessWife NamelessWife 41-45, F Jan 10

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    Search Engine Optimization is definitely an accomplishment that could be fairly expensive if itR17;s currently being managed-in-property, however. Which is why these Search engine...
    Logan3691wjw1 Logan3691wjw1 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 13

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    I've been playing guitar for two years now. Im finally getting comfortable with people hearing me sing amd play. The reason why I started was my great uncle (more like my grandpa...
    kyleeMAe kyleeMAe 22-25, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    I wish I could. However, I have no talent in music. I took one year of guitar classes in high school and I tried really hard I use to practice every day and yet nothing got stuck...
    malu1835 malu1835 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I've been playing guitar for about 8 years now. Just a couple months ago jumped out of my comfort zone and got a 7 string. No doubt it's different with that extra string but still...
    ssgo ssgo 22-25, M Jan 9

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    Have you ever felt so special to someone? Treated like a princess? Someone will do everything just to make you happy? Be their world and let you feel how much they love you?I met...
    AngelsBroughtMeHere AngelsBroughtMeHere 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    I have played guitar for 25 years now. I just absolutely love the sounds of different guitars. Every guitar has its own beautiful tone that is just magical to the ears
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Jan 5

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    Hey hi hello how are you all? I play guitar....and I sing. So yeah that's pretty much it
    RunDMC7 RunDMC7 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 7

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    if you can't play guitar you can't touch my ***.
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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    I always thought I'd end up with a white guy with seafoam green eyes. he'd play guitar, we'd make music together as a hobby. he'd be super tall, and it's always be in love.
    jenneruz jenneruz 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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    1. I am an introvert. 2. I have a dark side of me. 3. I really hate it when people make fun of mentally or physically impaired people. 4. I hate racist people. 5. I love Star Wars...
    HermausMora HermausMora 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    If there's one thing in life that hurts the most....it is goodbye.It's been three weeks since you told me that you don't wanna talk to me anymore. I said "okay" and "good luck...
    cooper015 cooper015 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    Birdy- Skinny Love This song really just ......has me thinking about life love and in between .....I've played it like 4 times in my electric and acoustic
    CurvyFrance CurvyFrance 13-15, F Dec 29, 2014

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    I'd like to purchase a ukulele for my boyfriend as a gift he plays guitar but wants a ukulele, does anyone know what kind I should get him? I'm not sure which would be best and I...
    AWBear0108 AWBear0108 18-21 1 Response 4 days ago

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    1. I'm 17 & single 2. i like to play guitar 3. I'm an INFP 4. I have aquaphobia 5. I like to sing and dance but I'm too shy do that in front of someone else 6. I'm short, 5' 7. I...
    RoyalBarbie RoyalBarbie 16-17 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hi there. I sing and I play guitar. I have videos on my Instagram if you want to see.
    RunDMC7 RunDMC7 18-21, M Jan 7

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    When I play guitar, I think of the rain dripping off the eaves of a cabin roof in the forested Ozark mountains of Arkansas. I sleep better when it rains throughout the morning, as...
    Doviov Doviov 41-45 2 Responses Jan 12

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    good and play guitar wootsss
    nonymousee nonymousee 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    1)im 17 2)i play guitar kr any instrument I get 3)movie addict 4)love strongman 5)love reading 6)single.(lol) 7)jim carrey standup comedy 8)cannot lie 9)dont talk loud unless I...
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    Sing karaoke Learn to dance Fly on a hot air balloon Visit every state in the US Travel/live abroad Learn Spanish, Italian, and other languages Learn to play guitar Camp...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    The name of a woman I met long ago is still an echo in my mind. A face I will never forget. From the moment I laid eyes on her, I knew, I would have her. Eyes locking, a blush. She...
    InexplicablyWrong InexplicablyWrong 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    I wish I could play Donkey Kong again. It would be nice.
    Sewmuch2do Sewmuch2do 41-45, F 14 hrs ago

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    I wish I didn't feel this way, but how can I not when so many take little to no interest in what I have to say? As if that's not enough, almost all who do take interest in what I...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 7 Responses Jan 8

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    I was once in a supermarket with a friend, and we bumped into the girlfriend of someone I knew. We explained pleasantries, then for some reason, I said something unkind about her...
    jumpersforgoalposts jumpersforgoalposts 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 19

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    I used to be on a youth league for a few years, which is where I met almost all of my best friends. We got the crew together yesterday for the usual 3 games, split into teams of 3...
    SerSean SerSean 18-21, M Jan 8

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    I'm extremely skinny and I have always wanted to get belly fat so that I could play with it. But no matter how hard I try, I can never gain weight and if I do it instantly burns...
    Chubthetuboflard Chubthetuboflard 22-25, F Jan 6

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