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Think you can't sing? Think again. Can you hum or sing the pitches as you tune your guitar? Can you sing along with your car radio? You can? Great! Now we know you can sing. It's good to get that out of the way. Come on in and wail away.
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Post by Nick » September 18th, 2005, 4:06 pm

While singing and playing guitar can be a lot harder than walking and chewing gum it might not be as hard as you think. Follow these lessons and you may come to realize that anyone can sing.

The basics


Singing 101

Marking your music

Scoring points

Singing and playing at the same time


Nick's - If I only had another brain

A-Js - Playing the guitar while singing

David's - Singing in a new year

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Post by Chris C » September 18th, 2005, 7:00 pm

Thanks Nick. Great idea for a forum. :D

Just what I need. I'll be back with a heap of stupid questions just as soon as I've read all the articles.

Cough.... cough.... clear throat and stand up straight...

"Hey ho, hey ho and off to read I go..... "

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Post by art&lutherie » September 18th, 2005, 8:11 pm

Dang just what I needed another forum to read! Thanks Nick.
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Post by blackzerogsh » September 19th, 2005, 2:10 am

yes, thank you for the new forum, i'm sure it'll be used often and be very helpful to all of us

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Post by Steve-0 » September 19th, 2005, 7:58 am

I'm starting to seriously work on my singing, so thanks for this, my violin teacher had me sing (because I told her I wanted to sing but wasn't sure how good I was) and she said I had a good voice, but I still think I have a while to go before I perform.
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Post by missileman » September 19th, 2005, 11:46 am

Just what the doctor ordered.
Part of the problem with any audience I have when I play is they soon dissapear when I start singing. Hopefully I will find an answer to that short of locking the door :lol:

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Post by cnev » September 19th, 2005, 11:50 am

Missleman,

Try handing out earplugs...J/K

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Post by missileman » September 19th, 2005, 12:27 pm

cnev wrote:Missleman,

Try handing out earplugs...J/K
LOL :lol:

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Post by cnev » September 19th, 2005, 12:49 pm

Hey Missleman,

Your singing can't be as bad as mine...I went over smokingdog's house to jam and I sang a few songs...he didn't invite me back!

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Post by Chris C » September 19th, 2005, 4:30 pm

missileman wrote:Part of the problem with any audience I have when I play is they soon dissapear when I start singing. Hopefully I will find an answer to that short of locking the door :lol:
I just say "The louder you clap the sooner I stop".

You've heard of "standing ovations"? I now get running ovations....
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Post by vink » September 19th, 2005, 4:52 pm

Nick, thanks for starting this forum. And I have read some of the articles, but my singing still needs lot to be desired.

Whenever anyone comes to my house and looks at my guitar and says something like "Why don't you sing something?", my wife rushes to assure them that my singing is truly horrible and will clear the room. I definitely need a support group!

Current project: sing nursery rhymes for the kids while strumming without anyone leaving the room. I am working on "Brother John"!
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Post by smokindog » September 20th, 2005, 7:34 pm

cnev wrote:Hey Missleman,

Your singing can't be as bad as mine...I went over smokingdog's house to jam and I sang a few songs...he didn't invite me back!
And I thought it was me singing cocaine :lol: :lol: Cnev does a nice job with Wicked Game and Brown Eyed Girl :D

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Post by Karla » September 21st, 2005, 4:23 am

Great new forum! (even though I'm spending too much time here already :P)

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Post by abcxyz » September 21st, 2005, 4:42 am

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Post by nolongerme » October 13th, 2005, 6:16 pm

Muchas Gracis! 8)

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