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i taught myself for the first year of my guitar playing obsession and it takes time to get everything perfect but first you need to learn the basics, A, B, E, F, G, C, and all of their minors also bar chords will help, what kind of Gtar do you have?

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look up guitar chords and just keep practicing them all the time!

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one word. YouTube. u can learn lots if things from just watching videos.

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Yeah especially covers of songs.
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My son taught him self by ear . He used to fall asleep with his guitar . Go to 123Campy on utube . He is good and has great tutorials .

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I learned guitar from tablature and picking songs that I could hear. I bought a book 25 years of rock n roll. it taught me some simple basic classic rock songs. hotel california, my sharona, rockin robin, stairway to heaven. mostly all rhythms of these songs but it gave me a foundation of strumming and picking techniques that I was able to combine and turn into my own stuff. good luck and remember that one never masters the guitar and many riffs are the artists own.

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youtube videos are beneficial for you

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i tought you were trying to learn on your own...

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just keep practicing and you'll be fine!!!

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watch videos on YouTube, and don't stop practising

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watch youtube videos, or you can do what I did. just listen and play.

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YouTube and www.ultimateguitar.com this is how i learned

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randomly pluck strings and make music

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Learn your basic chords and play some songs with them.
Next, you can learn power chords and play along on YouTube with those.
Then you can learn Drop D and C and play heavier songs.
Then you get into the pentatonic scale and sweep picking arpeggios.

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try on it

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one word "YouTube

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That's 2 words - even on THEIR website. :)
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LOL :)
i'm laughing cause it' true
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i agree with college boy YOUTUBE

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You can Download Guitar Pro which teaches you songs by tabs or by notes! or you just can watch video tutorials from youtube! but it needs a lot of effort to get trained, by yourself just talking by my personal experience!

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You start out with a hollow circle(four foot taps), and every time you add a symbol it gets twice as fast (adding different notes for in-betweens). Its in the front of book. The strings are on the page (for where to put your finger). guitar is a sliding rule regarding finger patterns.

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do it your self

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YouTube.

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learn the strings then make your own music

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Youtube.

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Start playing scales(Pentatonic, Minor and Chromatic are good options to start with), and increase the speed slowly. Then, I recommend u to download guitar pro to learn songs easily. Or Youtube.

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They have some good tutorials on youtube. I would love to play one but I have large palms but short fat fingers (even though im skinny oddly enough) I wonder if I could play the ukulele? lol

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you can get the app smule gutair

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YOUTUBE! nah it actually does help!

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Go out and get RockSmith 2013 or 2014 if you own a Xbox 360/Xbox One or PS3/PS4 you pay $60 for a game that has thousands of dollars of items on it

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just keep your ear open and become obsessed with learning.its not easy and it doesnt happen overnight.rember this word..."repetition"because sometimes you have to play a scale or a chord many times over to build the muscle memory necessary to play cleanly.with focus and hard work you'll do great.try you tube also for free online lessons

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tgh

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youtube just watch,play n listen

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There is a guitar game/guitar app for the PS3 and X-BOX 360...I don't really know the name of it, but the people who made it guarantee's that if you don't learn to play guitar in 60 days or less they'll give you your money back. I hoped this helped

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.Hmmmmmm well just play it everyday and sing while doing and BOOM you got it!!!

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Playing guitar can be difficult when learning from a teacher, So teaching yourself may be easier. First I would recommend learning how to play these chords, G, C, A minor, D, E minor, Cadd9. Then try learning how to play one of your favorite songs. I learned how to play boulevard of broken dreams by Greenday first. Go on YouTube and look up Guitarjamz.com or mahalo.com for some easy videos. After playing long enough to learn the basics, try getting a teacher. You don't know everything about guitar, and there's always more to learn. Hope this helps. ~Levi~

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I recommend using Youtube tutorials. They really help out a lot

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YouTube is the best way. 1st you have to learn major and minor chords (C<D<E<F<G<A<B). then try to practice song with lyrics and chords. finally you can play notes and other chords. learn step by step.

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I just learned through YouTube. Just look up "Guitar Chords" on YouTube. That should help!

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playing guitar isn't easy but it isn't so hard....you need a lot of practising....and wathing videos on youtube....

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