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  1. The B-String Factor / All Fourths Tuning / Guitar Video Lesson

  2. All You Need to Play Guitar.


    I have listed the only four things I think a person needs in order to play guitar. Actually, it is a highly simplified short list, but each entry covers a multitude of elements that fall within its category. I am not addressing physical capabilities because I have seen people play with their feet due to having no arms. I am not addressing social skills because guitarists come in every flavor imaginable when we speak of personalities. I am addressing only the four most essential things ...
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  3. Hi Folks

    Hi everybody,
    I'm new to truefire, so just saying hello to you all.

    Bill
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  4. What kind of guitar player are you?

    They say, "It takes all kinds." What does that mean?
    I think we all know more than one kind of guitar player. We have met them at band practices, music stores, jam sessions, maybe even auditions. The guitar, perhaps due to its popularity, seems to lend itself to producing a greater variety of players than perhaps any other instrument. Of course, I am more familiar with the guitar and its acolytes and this entire monologue is based purely upon my own experiences and speculations, ...
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  5. Introducing Diana Rein

    Quote Originally Posted by rjbasque View Post
    From Diana's website: "Diana Rein's music combines soulful vocals and heartfelt lyrics with driving rock guitars and enduring melodies"

    So what makes her special? She is a fellow TrueFire Student, and alumni from Kelly Richey's "Blues On Steroids" Classroom. Disclaimer: Before I even began writing this post I contacted Diana for permission to discuss her story. While everything was already public, I just thought it was the polite thing to do.

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