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How to Use a Guitar Capo

How to Use a Guitar Capo

Before I get into “how to use a guitar capo” I need to explain a few fundamental facts about what a guitar capo is, what it does and why use one in the first place. What is a guitar capo? The guitar capo is a device which clamps down on the guitar strings behind...

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The Musical Alphabet

The Musical Alphabet

"The musical alphabet" consists of seven notes that are named by the letters A, B, C. D, E, F and G. The distance between each note is called an interval and varies from a whole step which is 2 frets and a half step which is one fret. Below is a picture which...

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What is a folk guitar?

What is a folk guitar?

The Short Answer… A folk guitar is essentially a steel stringed acoustic guitar. One might presume that a “folk guitar” is the type of guitar used to play folk music. This is not only an over simplification but it’s inaccurate as well. In fact, although acoustic...

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MY FIRST GUITAR

MY FIRST GUITAR

It was about 1961 when I got my first guitar. I was 12 years old and my parents had given it to me as a birthday present. It was a “dreadnought”, otherwise known as a steel-string acoustic or “flat-top” guitar and I was excited to learn how to play it. So when an...

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Welcome to my blog!

Welcome to my blog!

Welcome to my blog! More posts coming soon. Below is a "picture/video" of me and my guitar. I have added music to the video which has me playing a blues guitar solo and singing two cover songs: "Hey Jude" by The Beetles and "Fire & Rain" by James Taylor. [video...

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