The Guitar = Manly

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Guitar Rig!

Started by Longarm. Last reply by Longarm May 3. 10 Replies

Need a new guitar

Started by manInTheMaking. Last reply by Fabricante Feb 20. 16 Replies

What Style of Guitar do You Play?

Started by Dave Payton. Last reply by Paul Hanks Jul 20, 2014. 18 Replies

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Comment by Adam Larson on April 28, 2016 at 10:24am

Hi, if anyone is interested in the music of Motorhead I did a short interview with Fast Eddie Clarke the other week. He talks a bit about playing the guitar and the music business.

Comment by Longarm on April 13, 2015 at 9:26am

Some daddy-daughter time.  She loves when I play :-)

Comment by Jorge Leon on January 15, 2015 at 9:20am

James, I have been playing for a couple of years and have found the video lessons on Justin's site ( to be super helpful.  He is a great teacher and has a lesson plan that will take you from zero to intermediate in a nice, logical and straightforward way.  Just follow his plan and advice and you will get better. Best of all, all of the videos are free!

Comment by Charles A on January 15, 2015 at 1:02am

I would go with A Modern Approach to Classical Guitar by Duncan and Repertoire and Studies Guitar Series by The Royal Conservatory if you want to read music. I'm biased because I learned from those.

If you just want to play, pick a song and learn the chords from ultimate guitar. Start easy. Pick a song that you air strum to.

Comment by James Broaddus on January 14, 2015 at 11:22pm

Hi guys! I am 17 years old and am just beginning to play guitar. Do you have any recommendations on where to begin?

Comment by Peter O'Reilly on May 14, 2013 at 11:57am

Comment by Fabricante on February 27, 2013 at 10:17am


I'm going off the version from the Wolfetones.

Comment by Brian W. Barrett on February 27, 2013 at 9:52am

Actually two versions I listened to are capoed. One at II one at III. Doesn't matter really It's played out of C/Am relative to the capo. . . Thing about it is the capo in "standard use" is to change the key to fit the voice of the singer. You could play/sing in the real key of C if the singer can handle it. You could also capo and change the chords you play to make it in the key of C. . . blah blah. It is a trick often done in the studio to add texture or to simulate a 12-string.

Comment by Brian W. Barrett on February 27, 2013 at 3:42am


Who's Version of Black and Tans are you going from?

Comment by Fabricante on January 20, 2013 at 10:21pm

Does anyone know if the song "Come Out Ye Black and Tans" is played with a Capo?


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