How important is the ring finger when playing guitar, if you have damaged your ring finger on the left hand, and you're right handed?
I have always wanted to learn guitar, and I own two of them but don't actually know how to read music or play proper songs. However, I cannot bend the Distal Interphalangeal Joint in the ring finger of my left hand, so I want to know if this will affect my ability to play guitar. Why can I not bend it? I was a stupid kid and thought it would be a good idea to play near a fence, and sliced open all four of my fingers on my left hand, cutting into the cartilage of my ring finger.
I want to learn to read music and play guitar, but I need to know if this will add to the difficulty of learning or playing guitar :P