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How To Keep Your Guitar Strap From Failing

You playing the guitar and your strap just disconnects. Yep it happens. I was playing myself and the guitar just dropped. Luckily I was sitting down and it didn’t really mess up the guitar, but it was a scary thing.

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5 Reasons You Are Not Improving On Guitar and What to Do About It

You’ve played for hours and your cat still sequels, your dog still whines, and your family runs for the nearest exit every time you pick up your guitar. What is going on? Why are you not getting better? Well there

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Six Steps to Playing And Singing Simultaneously

When I decided to play guitar, what I had in mind was playing and singing at the same time. Doing both at the same time is not an easy thing. There are so many moving parts. You have the rhythm

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What is the Difference Between an Electric and an Acoustic Guitar Amplifier?

Let’s talk about guitar amplifiers (amps). You got an amp for your electric guitar and you want to plug your acoustic guitar into it. Can you? Should you? Why should I even care about these different types of amps? You

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Options for Practicing Guitar Quietly

You have started playing the guitar. And they always tell you to practice often. Daily if you can. OK. But the only time you can play is when everybody in the family is sleeping. You don’t want to bother anybody.

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Having a hard time fretting a transition…Skip some strings

I was working on the song, “I Bowed on my knees and cried holy.” Not a too terribly difficult song, although I messed it up in the middle…

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2 Weeks to Accompany Others On Guitar

OK, you don’t want to become the next great guitarist…at least not right now… You want to grab your guitar and play along to yourself singing… Or you want to play along to others singing at that party. Don’t go

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