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Play Guitar Made Easy: Left Hand Technique 01 (Videos)

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To play guitar well you have to play it every day. According to one of Jimi Hendrix’s girlfriends (Monika Dannemann I think) in the late '60s he used to walk around their Chelsea flat with the guitar strapped to him, all the time, making breakfast, drinking vodka, watching TV – the guitar became part of his body.

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Topics: Jimi Hendrix, how to play guitar

Play Guitar Made Easy: Right Hand Techniques (video)

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Topics: how to play guitar

Play Guitar Made Easy: Strumming Techniques (Videos)

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Good strumming is a core skill for every guitarist, especially the acoustic specialist. Most people start with simple strokes up and down, so its worth refining your methods as soon as possible: it's all too easy to slip into bad habits! One of the great things about the guitar is that you can make a good sound very quickly with very little knowledge of chords, and no interest in notation: strumming will allow you to get to grips with the songs you like, or make up your own. 

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Topics: how to play guitar

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