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Posted August 14, 2019

Slide Guitar - 3 Tips for Success

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Slide guitar is when a guitarist uses a slide, which is an object placed against the strings while playing. Playing slide guitar is a technique and is usually used in blues and country music. Slides are usually metallic cylinders that are worn on the player’s finger and pressing the slide against the strings creates a unique effect that sounds a bit like the notes are winding up or down. Learn all about slide guitar here.

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Posted August 13, 2019

Guitar Body Styles - Electric Guitar

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Guitar body styles for electric guitar include solid body, hollow body and semi-hollow body. Solid body electric guitars are made of solid pieces of wood, usually glued and pressed together, while hollow body and semi-hollow body guitars have one or two f holes carved out for greater resonance and a fuller, warmer tone. There are also a number of guitar body types for <a href="https://www.guitartricks.com/blog/Guitar-Shapes-on-Acoustic" target="_blank" rel="n

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Posted August 8, 2019

The Who Songs and a New Playlist Collection

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The Who songs are some of the most recognizable rock songs ever, and for good reason. The Who is an English rock band that grew in prominence after being formed in 1968 by primary songwriter and guitarist Pete Townshend, lead vocalist Roger Daltry, bassist John Entwistle, and drummer Keith Moon. Over the years, their work has put them into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and have garnered them a number of Grammy Awards.

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Posted August 1, 2019

Guitar Shapes on Acoustic

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There are a number of different shapes and sizes when it comes to guitar. Jumbo is usually the largest shape for a guitar, while parlor refers to one of the smallest. Between these shapes are dreadnought, orchestra and concert sizes, which all have their uses and are great for playing different styles of music.

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Posted July 25, 2019

Guitar Harmonics - Tips and Tricks

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A guitar harmonic is usually a note that is played but the string is muted slightly to dampen the vibrations, giving it a bell-like, ringing effect. Harmonics are most commonly played on the 12th fret but you can play them all over the neck. 

There are a bunch of great tricks when it comes to harmonics. Here are just a few. 

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