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Message 1455481 - Posted: 19 Dec 2013, 16:49:29 UTC

We bought an electric guitar for my son a few years back and after a few years of lessons, well, let's just say that the guitar got lonely.
So, I've borrowed it from him thinking I'll try my hand at it.

Does anyone have a good site to begin the basics on?
I have absolutely no known musical abilities, so it has to be pretty simple stuff.

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Message 1455516 - Posted: 19 Dec 2013, 18:20:14 UTC
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You always got to start with lesson 1:))

http://guitar.about.com/library/weekly/aa071200e.htm

Here you have a free online guitar class (for Gibson AND Fender guitars)

http://www2.gibson.com/Lessons/Skills-House.aspx/?s_kwcid=SiteTargeting|9594490804



If you start singing songs with it, I would really recommend this site, it's my favorite! There you find pretty decent chords from over 800.000 songs.



http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/

Once you start controlling the music that comes out of your guitar, it's just wonderful! Time does fly a bit while playing though...
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Message 1456501 - Posted: 23 Dec 2013, 0:25:33 UTC

Thank you Julie
I'll give these a try. If this helps me, I'll send you some backstage passes to the world tour. :)
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Message 1456640 - Posted: 23 Dec 2013, 14:50:27 UTC - in response to Message 1456501.

Thank you Julie
I'll give these a try. If this helps me, I'll send you some backstage passes to the world tour. :)



And front row seats of course! ;))
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Message 1456701 - Posted: 23 Dec 2013, 17:14:56 UTC

And backstage passes ....

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Message 1477829 - Posted: 16 Feb 2014, 2:52:15 UTC - in response to Message 1455481.

We bought an electric guitar for my son a few years back and after a few years of lessons, well, let's just say that the guitar got lonely.
So, I've borrowed it from him thinking I'll try my hand at it.

Does anyone have a good site to begin the basics on?
I have absolutely no known musical abilities, so it has to be pretty simple stuff.

Twang
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hi Robert,

How is your son doing with his new electric guitar?
I hope he is doing ok.

Best Wishes from,
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Message 1479033 - Posted: 19 Feb 2014, 7:35:02 UTC

Hmmm... I got a feeling the guitar is lonely again:))
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Message 1479214 - Posted: 19 Feb 2014, 18:22:57 UTC

Mine certainly is - I got it out last night and it was weeping gently :-(
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Message 1479243 - Posted: 19 Feb 2014, 19:31:26 UTC

poor guitar...
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Message 1479274 - Posted: 19 Feb 2014, 20:10:53 UTC

Cured - plugged it it, wound up the Marshall and hit a big E.....
(neighbours left soon after....)
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Message 1479278 - Posted: 19 Feb 2014, 20:22:16 UTC

Hehe, luckily you don't have any drums:))
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Message 1479554 - Posted: 20 Feb 2014, 9:35:29 UTC

Here is my Fender Strat serial number E736805 made in Japan 1984-1987. Some say the Japanese models have a better tone the the US made ones.




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Message 1479556 - Posted: 20 Feb 2014, 9:57:43 UTC

Nice guitar Chris:) Mine is a Squier from Mexico. Don't play it that much though, I like my bass and acoustic guitar better.
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Message 1479601 - Posted: 20 Feb 2014, 12:54:32 UTC - in response to Message 1479554.

Here is my Fender Strat serial number E736805 made in Japan 1984-1987. Some say the Japanese models have a better tone the the US made ones.


Do they call the Japanese ones Fender Karaoke?

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Message 1479610 - Posted: 20 Feb 2014, 14:01:06 UTC

Not as I know VT. There are the Esquire and Esquier models which are members of the "family of Telecaster guitars." These Esquires are part of the MIM (made in Mexico) series and were the forerunner of the single pickup Telecasters.

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Message 1479630 - Posted: 20 Feb 2014, 15:14:11 UTC - in response to Message 1479610.

Hint: Karaoke is jokingly known to mean "tone deaf", though that is not strictly true.

I hear that once a joke goes over your head, when it finally comes back and smacks you in the back of the head it can cause whiplash.

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Message 1479633 - Posted: 20 Feb 2014, 15:33:35 UTC

Oi you :-)

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Message 1479689 - Posted: 20 Feb 2014, 18:37:53 UTC

Hehehe:)) So what do they call a Mexican Fender then?
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Message 1479700 - Posted: 20 Feb 2014, 18:48:17 UTC

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Message 1479709 - Posted: 20 Feb 2014, 18:59:09 UTC - in response to Message 1479689.

Hehehe:)) So what do they call a Mexican Fender then?

Illegal immigrant.
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