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I Love The Hummm Of My Guitar, As It Plays Everything In My Heart.

To me, music is more than just something that I hear. Its a way of life, and a way to escape life. I play the guitar, write songs, and sing. I think that it keeps me Sane.
No, I KNOW that it keeps me sane.
I won't go anywhere without listening to music. I am always plugged in. Songs make more sense to me than the people do.
Lismit13 Lismit13 18-21, F 7 Responses Nov 14, 2012

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I want to hear some of these songs you've written! I've been playing for a while myself, but i'm not much of a writer. What genre would you say you're closest to?

Maybe I will post a video one day, and I sing country :)

Let me know when you decide to post something, i'll send you one of my videos in exchange. ;)

Practice every day! And find as much information on theory as you possibly can. I learned to play the same way you're learning to now, my only regret is that I didn't spend enough time writing. :(

i feel you
this is the story of my life

I seriously doubt that I will ever learn how to play a guitar properly. I have tried before and I sucked at it.

Haha, you just have to be patient and let the callus's form on your hands. That is the worst part. It hurts very much, but its worth it once you get better. I practiced about 2 hours a day for about 2 months before I actually started to sound good. I'm sure you could do it!

I could, but being a musician is the last thing I want to do. I'm just not interested in it.

true story

Yeah,me too! Music makes the world go round! XD

Music has always been important in my life, even before I can remember. I was really interested in music as a baby and young child according to my mother and I've always felt a certain comfort in listening to music, playing music, and talking about music with other people, especially other people who play music and sing. I love to express myself musically and hear others express themselves in the same way. I love playing and singing by myself, with other musicians, and in front of crowds big or small. Music is a religious and spiritual part of my life, bringing peace and joy to my soul. I love how music of all kinds can stand the test of time and that music still keeps evolving and will continue to do so even when I've passed on. Music has given me reason to live at points in my life and is something that I can't imagine living without. A life without music would be a sad life and world without music would be a world without love, a world which nobody would want to live in.

I understand completely. Life without music, to me, would not be worth living. Because love is expressed most beautifully through lyrics, and without that expression, I don't know what I would do. Keep playing! Beause the world needs more musicians.

I know ~exactly~ how you feel. I've been playing around with guitars most of my life, and I've been able to acquire around 20 of them..I think 7 of them are acoustic, and only one of those I can plug in. The others..electric and each has it's own personality.. seems I wrote about this on another post about the blues on here somewhere ;) Anyway... like you were saying... no matter what mood you're in, you can pick up that ol geetar, plug it in or let it sing on its own.. and chances are your emotions will come out in every little way you touch those strings. Plenty of times i'll have my stool set up with a half moon of guitars wrapped around me, an acoustic amp, and electric amp (both Fenders). There are times when I try to play something and my mindset isn't there.. it can sound like two cats getting in a fight or f* Soooo.... when that happens... I just let the guitar take my fingers on a trip of its own.. my mind follows and who knows what will come out. Plenty of times i'll take my D41 acoustic and go lay down on the bed, legs hanging over the edge of the bed, guitar laying on top of me...eyes closed, and just go with the flow. I have no idea what will happen, but most of the time it sounds nice to me and can relax, me... make me feel calm, happy...and when I remember, i'll have a recorder set up and let it run. Sometimes it's worth keeping, sometimes not. But it always puts a smile on my face, makes me feel good, and laying back like that, eyes closed and playing, I can actually see the music. I know that might sound a little weird, but it's true. And I can not read one note of music at all. I'm self taught like my father was, and his father was (both of them played the saxophone). Keep doing what you love... and that guitar will always put a smile on your face.. the more you enjoy, the better it is, and the better you get

I am self taught as well. And my collection is at a happy two guitars for now. Both acoustic. I want to learn how to play electric one day, but I am okay for now. I understand what you mean about the emotions thing; I always feel refreshed after I write a song. In a song, you get to do all the things that you were afraid to do in person, and I love that. Thankyou, and you keep playing as well :)