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3 Comments

  1. L. Duve
    December 13th, 2009 @ 3:20 pm

    Just saying thanks for all that you do in instruction. I have yet to make a donation. Things are pretty rough for me right now. So it will be a while before I can make one. But eventually I will. Take care!!

  2. Paul Hackett
    December 13th, 2009 @ 3:59 pm

    Donations are totally voluntary. There’s no obligation. We’re happy to have you here no matter what. Have a great holiday season.

  3. easy guitar songs
    January 19th, 2010 @ 12:13 pm

    This is a great tip – I got nearly all the way through the concerto de aranchez (spelt something like that anyway?) like this. It’s a great way for beginners to get a feel for the guitar. You soon learn why there is more than one string when you hacksaw your finger on a single string moving over an octave or more! What a revelation that was :-)