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JimAtwell
JimAtwell
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Joined: Jun 10, 2008
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Re: Acoustic Blues?

Not a song but I've just gone through Keith Wyatt's "Beyond Basics" acoustic blues book. Give you a bunch of different shuffle progressions and licks...

14 years ago
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Re: Acoustic guitar "action"

When I first started learning guitar and had been playing for several months and was starting to play bar chords I "cheated" and went electric. Big d...

14 years ago
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Re: les paul

He's amazing. At age 93 he still does two shows every Monday night at a club in NYC. I was lucky enough to see him there a couple of times - a must s...

14 years ago
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Re: Queen/Country Easy Solo

I like playing that one too. Rhythm is pretty straightforward and it's a good solo, both fun to play and accessible for a new-ish guitar player. Rea...

14 years ago
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Re: remembering chords

Think it's bad now? Wait until you fiddle with some Jazz. :lol: :lol: That's why I stick to the Blues... As Billy Gibbons says (loosly quoted) - "...

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Re: Post your 2009 goals

I've been playing about 2 yearsI play electric (about 99% of the time)My goals for 2009 include playing more with other people, to play with more feel...

14 years ago
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Re: Practice space

Thanks everybody - some really good suggestions. I'll try elevating my amp and also getting some soft material or eggcrate for the walls. Looks like...

14 years ago
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Re: Practice space

Nice setup, Wes. I was thinking of trying something like that. I'll see what I can come up with. Wife will think I'm weird but what else is new.

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Re: Easy Songs to Work out by ear(Transcribing)

Try a few Ramone's tunes if you like their music. They have some pretty basic I-IV-V stuff. I have a horrible ear and am pretty new to guitar and wa...

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Re: Things You Have Accomplished Recently

Got together with a friend and jammed with somebody else for the first time.

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Re: stormy monday

That looks very close if not the exact progression I was taught. Works nicely with the Allman Bros. verson from the Live at the Fillmore album.

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Re: Some song advice

Thanks guys, good advice. I'm 40 now (grumble grumble) so I'm a bit older than many guitar newbies. I do have a notebook where I'm accumulating the ...

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Re: teacher or no?

All excellent replies to help you. Here's my 2 cents:I started with group lessons - cheap and fun and taught me strumming and open chords but you mov...

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