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How Often Do You Need To Tune A Guitar?

This is a question often asked by beginner guitar players when starting to learn the guitar and one that I asked myself. So I researched …

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What Type Of Nails You Need To Play Fingerpick/Fingerstyle

When I was learning to play a song recently (Anji by Davy Graham – which you can see me play as part of my beginner …

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Do acoustic guitars

Why Acoustic Guitars Sound Better With Age

I’ve long been fascinated with vintage acoustic guitars and after 25 years of playing, I still get goosebumps when I’m in the presence of a …

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Caros Classical Guitar

Can You Play Acoustic Guitar Songs On A Classical Guitar?

We have a steel string acoustic guitar but my wife has an old classical guitar that she was given many years ago (the one in …

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Carpal Tunnel

How To Play Guitar With Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

I am part of a forum for beginner guitarists and one of them recently asked if anyone else had carpal tunnel syndrome and if they …

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My Black Fingers

The Real Reasons Your Fingers Turn Black When Playing Guitar

I am new to the guitar and have been practicing playing acoustic guitar on a regular basis. Whilst I am still building calluses on my …

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The Best Solutions For Acidic Hands When Playing Guitar

When researching for a recent post about why fingers turn black when playing the guitar I also learnt about acidity in fingers and hands. It …

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How To Learn To Play Guitar If You Have No Rhythm

“I don’t have a musical bone in my body.” It’s a phrase I often hear from new adult students. Another common thing to hear is …

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