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Old Oct 18th 2017, 8:19 pm   #91
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Never much success with teachers, tried two (only a lesson from each)and just wasn't impressed, luck of the draw I guess.... that said, we took my son, then 5 or 6 to 'school of rock'. I don't know if they have it where you are. its basically a series of practice rooms and a proper studio. kids (and adults) can go there, for kids they have a session where they can play any instrument, drums, guitar, piano, sing, you name it - as a group in the studio together with an instructor. Once they decide to specialize and they are ready to move on, they have one on one tuition and then once again, if they are ready they can attend another evening group session and even play out locally. It is very well done and I only wish it had been around when I was a kid.... that said it is pricy, but very professional. Son is now 8 and even though he isn't guitar mad, I can tell he will eventually surpass me, and that might not be far away a) he started so very young b) he has someone in the family who is nuts about all types of music and c) there is more music gear strewn around the house than any sane person should entertain ... that helps too of course.

oh yeah, Johnny winter 'life is hard' at least I got the chorus pedal on
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One thing I cannot do, and will never be able to do, is sing alongside my playing... I simply cannot separate the two things!!!

If I try to sing I just end up singing the strumming pattern... plus I actually can't sing!
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LOL, funny you mention that... I'm the same way. I'm by no means a good singer, but I cannot sing while playing, either. I really admire those musicians who can do this.... it's not easy!! The pros make it look like it's nothing! Grrrr. LOL

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I can't sing either,when I do try I am like Jings, my right hand sinc's up with my mouth and it all goes to poop

Here you go:

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Old Oct 19th 2017, 1:44 am   #93
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So practice practice practice and then practice lol. No replacement for hard work ehh.

Wheat Kings is def on my list of songs to learn to sing
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Old Oct 21st 2017, 2:05 pm   #94
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I had a go at this one last night:

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I play bass. Somebody told me years ago that bass is only 2/3 as difficult as guitar and I believed them.

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I play bass. Somebody told me years ago that bass is only 2/3 as difficult as guitar and I believed them.

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https://images.talkbass.com/attachme...3-jpg.1863131/
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I play bass. Somebody told me years ago that bass is only 2/3 as difficult as guitar and I believed them.

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P.S. I tried a five string Fbass BN5 for a few years but sold it, wasn't getting enough play time. I will say that if there are any bassists out there looking for one of the best sounding and playing instruments on the planet, to pay a visit to their shop in Hamilton.

https://images.talkbass.com/attachme...3-jpg.1863131/
Wow, that is a beautiful bass! And I agree, bass is easier.

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Old Oct 24th 2017, 3:27 am   #98
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Look what the mail lady brung me !!
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Wow, cool! You'll have fun with that!

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Fantastic. Let us know if you experience "red light phobia" even though yours doesn't have lights!
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Fantastic. Let us know if you experience "red light phobia" even though yours doesn't have lights!
It has red and green bright lights

Tried to sinc the intro and backing for wish you were here last night, was much fun
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Tried to sinc the intro and backing for wish you were here last night, was much fun
Cool

It refers to the fact that, before you turn record on, you can play perfectly but, the minute you know it is recording, your technique turns to poop.

You'll have to have another look at the Phil McKnight clip I posted above. You will be sounding amazing in no time.
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Got my capo in the post today and tried James Blunts Beautiful song

Easy to play but I posted coz of Justin's funniest thing to date, you know he likes to sing the chords, he sang the verse like "she was F#ing with another man"

F sharping of course. Lol
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Easy to play but I posted coz of Justin's funniest thing to date, you know he likes to sing the chords, he sang the verse like "she was F#ing with another man"

F sharping of course. Lol
LOL, I love that! Justin is the best! LOL

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Slow day at work, so I have just learned this:

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