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Kurt Cobain’s Overlooked Legacy: Guitar Teacher for a Generation

Kurt Cobain’s Overlooked Legacy: Guitar Teacher for a Generation By Chris Richards (AP) Kurt Cobain, voice of a generation. Also, that generation’s guitar teacher. April 5th marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain. The grunge … Continue reading

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New Study Finds Only 88% Of Guitar Center Customers Become Famous Musicians

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA—Contradicting conventional wisdom that shopping at the musical instrument retail chain guarantees one a renowned and highly successful career in music, a new study released Monday revealed that a mere 88 percent of Guitar Center customers go on … Continue reading

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Guitar Music Fad Runs Course

CLEVELAND—Nearly six decades after electric-guitar-based rock and roll began its dominance of mainstream popular music, the fad has finally run its course, a group of fans, critics, and record industry executives confirmed Sunday. “At this point, who’d want to sit … Continue reading

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The Mystique Of Acoustic Guitar Solos

The Mystique Of Acoustic Guitar Solos The acoustic guitar still holds a fascination for music lovers even after all these decades of our ears being bombarded by electric guitar music. Electric guitarists love playing with the sounds they get from … Continue reading

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Guitar, Bass, and Ukulele Practice Methods That Work

There’s an old joke that goes : … “How do you get to Carnegie Hall?” Answer : …. “Practice, practice, practice.” Here are some pointers that I have found to be very useful in developing good practice habits that will improve … Continue reading

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What to look for in a Guitar Humidifier

Dry weather or environments can cause irreparable damage to acoustic guitars, in the form of fine cracks in the wood. One way to supply additional humidity to your guitar is through a device known as a guitar humidifier. These devices … Continue reading

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The Acoustic Guitar

The Acoustic Guitar Guitars have been around for centuries. The original guitars were Acoustic guitars, which changed in shape over several hundred years. History The acoustic guitar is essentially a descendant of the classical guitar, which, in its current form, … Continue reading

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A Guide to Buying an Acoustic Guitar

Knowing how to choose the right guitar and how to identify a bad one, will save you from countless headaches, not to mention finger aches. Acoustic guitar bodies come in basically the same hourglass shape, with some variations, but they … Continue reading

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Learn How to Play the Guitar

Learning to play guitar can be rewarding in many different ways. Learning this skill will give you a sense of accomplishment. You can play at different events and occasions, it can even help you make some money when you become … Continue reading

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Introducing The Acoustic Guitar

The guitar has been around in one form or another for centuries, and the principles behind how it works have been in use forever. The term “acoustic guitar” is a retronym, because all guitars were acoustic. It wasn’t until the … Continue reading

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