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  1. earl
    August 17th, 2015 @ 9:04 am

    As a 59 year old left handed beginner I truly had a hard time with everyone trying to convert me. I’m much happier after purchasing a left handed guitar. Not very good at it yet but it feels so right.

    • Peter Grantham
      December 29th, 2015 @ 7:28 am

      I’m left-handed. When I was a teenager (in the 90s) it was strongly suggested by a teacher that I learn to play right-handed guitars.

      I went home and listened to War Pigs over and over.

      When my mother was a child she was made to cut paper with her right hand as a teacher stood sternly behind her. Although, it probably would be inconvenient to find instruments to play (and it was) I was going to keep on playing the left-handed way. It’s part of who I am. Oh lord, yeah.