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Worried Man Blues

  Hello, Everyone!        My son and I have been teaching ourselves how play, for a little while now.  We would like to share our progress…

Started by Kelley Hatlee

0 Oct 22, 2012

FGN's "Instructors" Page

This "report" overlaps with any number of topics in the Beginner Forum.    I've had a great experience using the FGNetwork "Instructors" re…

Started by Martin

1 Aug 11, 2011
Reply by Bryan Floyd

Hand cramping good

 I started playing in 1975, I guess I should say I learned some chords and picked by ear some but not a lot. Last year I started taking les…

Started by Kenny

8 Jul 26, 2011
Reply by j.Mac

It's never too late to start!

I have owned various guitars, acoustic and electric for over 45 years.  However, I was never able to play anything.  I am not musical and h…

Started by David Rathgeber

6 Jul 4, 2011
Reply by Mary Reinhardt

Metronomes required, brand??

  Just wondering if it that crucial/required to start with a metronome right off the bat when starting the "flatpicking essentials" course.…

Started by craig rice

2 Mar 24, 2011
Reply by craig rice

recording myself

Forgive me if this should have been posted in the recording group; but, as a beginner I'm not interested in high level multi track recordin…

Started by Brent Gremillion

4 Aug 30, 2010
Reply by Dave Wells

What tuner do you use?

I'm a bit frustrated right now. I have purchased a couple models of contact tuner (Tune Tech 500 & 1000) and I'm disappointed. Here is…

Started by Doug Lindhout

12 Sep 10, 2009
Reply by Kerry Krishna

Goals for 2009?

Hello all...I posted this question over at the Unofficial Martin Guitar Forum, and I thought it would be great to hear from my fellow begin…

Started by PJ Waters

7 May 30, 2009
Reply by Making Sawdust

Camps or Instructors

I have been to camps (Kamps) etc. Now as I look at it, as much as I enjoyed it and the instruction there, was it worth it? I can take the l…

Started by Robin Collord

0 May 30, 2009

"The Maiden 's Prayer", an old Bob Wills fiddle tune

Does anyone have the tab for "the Maiden's Prayer" an old Bob Wills fiddle tune? Also, I would love to chat with some other female flatpick…

Started by Joyce Knight

0 May 30, 2009

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