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My first day playing electric guitar.
« on: February 05, 2020, 08:39:59 PM »
I think I didn't know a single chord. I already had my "rock grimace" down.

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Re: My first day playing electric guitar.
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2020, 11:07:11 PM »
I recorded "geht back" (2 Chords) with my Cassette Recorder. Had top Press Pause inbetween Chords Changes.

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Re: My first day playing electric guitar.
« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2020, 11:41:05 PM »
I think I didn't know a single chord. I already had my "rock grimace" down.
And rockstar hair!

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Re: My first day playing electric guitar.
« Reply #3 on: February 05, 2020, 11:45:06 PM »
Nice!

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Re: My first day playing electric guitar.
« Reply #4 on: February 06, 2020, 06:07:20 AM »
I think I didn't know a single chord. I already had my "rock grimace" down.

I was good at that too. I played with my father's old guitar for years before ever learning to play the guitar. Which was kinda hard too because that thing had no strings if memory served me right.

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I think you're confusing rockstar hair with 80's hair.  :P

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Re: My first day playing electric guitar.
« Reply #5 on: February 06, 2020, 06:07:48 AM »
I think I didn't know a single chord. I already had my "rock grimace" down.
And rockstar hair!
He had a lot back then....


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Re: My first day playing electric guitar.
« Reply #6 on: February 06, 2020, 06:09:06 AM »
I honestly canít remember the first song I learned. I started out learning bluegrass.


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Re: My first day playing electric guitar.
« Reply #7 on: February 06, 2020, 06:19:53 AM »
In hindsight I should have taken better care of my father's old electric guitar. I think it was a 60's or 70's Hofner. I can't for the life of me remember what happened to it. I know that we tried to have it repaired but I just never bonded with it as a real guitar player. I was all about new stuff, new guitars. It being the 80's after all. Nobody gave a crap about old vintage things back then. If I still had it would probably still be a crap guitar in my eyes, but at least it would be a vintage crap guitar, and worth something. And it would also serve as a memorial to my late father.

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Re: My first day playing electric guitar.
« Reply #8 on: February 06, 2020, 07:59:06 AM »
So much to say about that pic....

I'm digging the retro upholstery on that chair!
Check out the ashtray stand next to the chair! How often do you see those anymore?

It looks like you have the pose down to a science too Brian!  8)

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Re: My first day playing electric guitar.
« Reply #9 on: February 06, 2020, 08:02:30 AM »
I think I didn't know a single chord. I already had my "rock grimace" down.
And rockstar hair!

That was its natural state back then, believe it or not. Thick and curly. Maybe I am part Roman.
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Re: My first day playing electric guitar.
« Reply #10 on: February 06, 2020, 10:10:08 AM »
Love it!  ;D

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Re: My first day playing electric guitar.
« Reply #11 on: February 06, 2020, 11:36:48 AM »
Pretty sure that same chair floated through my memories at one point. Looks very familiar.

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Re: My first day playing electric guitar.
« Reply #12 on: February 06, 2020, 11:49:13 AM »
My first day playing an electric guitar was with a borrowed Ibanez Roadstar II.  I think there may have been a tubescreamer involved, but I don't remember anything about the amp (something cheap and solid state for sure).  My hair was less awesome than Brian's.
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Re: My first day playing electric guitar.
« Reply #13 on: February 06, 2020, 01:52:59 PM »
awesome pic. would like to see more (of other people too), but have none of me to share unfortunately.
I remember that I have tried my brothers bass, so the first thing I played was smoke on the water and then transitioned to violating the intro of "kryptonite" by 3 doors down  ;D
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Re: My first day playing electric guitar.
« Reply #14 on: February 06, 2020, 01:58:30 PM »
That's a great pic!

I do have one question: it looks like your feet are starting to disappear.  Was there a Back to the Future situation going on here?
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