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Learning to Play Guitar With These 6 Great Tips

by Cindy Claire

If you are a guitar enthusiast, chances are you have tried to learn guitar but you gave up after only a couple of days. When the sore fingers and time crunches set in, you were on the fringe of quitting.

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If this is a good description of you, I encourage you to try learning one more time. I am here to show you some great tips which can aid you in overcoming the problems in the initial stage of learning guitar.

1. Get To Know Your Guitar WellContinue reading Learning to Play Guitar With These 6 Great Tips

How Many Guitar Chords Do You Really Need To Learn?

So you started out learning a chord or two, then found most songs needed at least three chords. Maybe a C, D7 & G. Soon you learned that minor chords were useful, so you added an Em.

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Oh wait, there are other keys. Then what about “barre” chords? How about Minor 7ths, Augmented, Diminished, added 9th, and more with some strange names. Soon, you may be overwhelmed with all the possible chords … it’s enough to make you light-headed.

You get some sheet music or some guitar tablature, and there they are again: chords you’ve never seen before!Continue reading How Many Guitar Chords Do You Really Need To Learn?

Perseverance Helps in Learning The Guitar and Ends The Dying Cat

By John Stockwell

“Music isn’t just learning notes and playing them, you learn notes to play to the music of your soul”

– Katie Greenwood

Why are you learning music anyway? Is it to pick up chicks? Is it to fulfill a void in your mundane life? Is it an indescribable calling?
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I always wanted to learn the drums. I don’t know why, maybe it’s the aggressive nature of the things. You sit there and bash the crap out of them.
Continue reading Perseverance Helps in Learning The Guitar and Ends The Dying Cat