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by John Sargent
April 4th, 2010, 6:04 pm
Forum: News
Topic: my uke died
Replies: 28
Views: 1955

Re: my uke died

Sorry to hear about your Uke dogbite. I'm looking into a Tenor Uke in the next couple weeks, looking at either an Oscar Schmidt or an Ibanez (although those are Concert) My soprano is a very cheap Hilo, but works.. Oh, if you go to ebay, there is a store called Music Guy Mikes. He has incredible se...
by John Sargent
March 30th, 2010, 5:57 am
Forum: Beginner's Q&A Forum
Topic: The dreaded barred chords...
Replies: 36
Views: 6712

Re: The dreaded barred chords...

So I was trying barre chords today and suddenly realized that my thumb was hurting like Hell. Apparently, I have the neck in a death grip. Is therer a cure for this?
by John Sargent
March 29th, 2010, 7:16 am
Forum: Beginner's Q&A Forum
Topic: Why are you a guitarist
Replies: 63
Views: 8814

Re: Why are you a guitarist

I wanted a guitar when I was in High School (4 decades ago). I played cornet, trumpet, baritone and tuba in band. My father was not too pleased that I wanted to switch to guitar, I guess he thought there was a future in big band music. He bought me a cheap Uke instead and said that when I learned to...
by John Sargent
March 28th, 2010, 6:44 pm
Forum: Beginner's Q&A Forum
Topic: The dreaded barred chords...
Replies: 36
Views: 6712

Re: The dreaded barred chords...

I thought I was the only one having trouble forming the F chord. Nice to know there are others struggling with the same issues.
Practice seems to have helped. Think I'll take the sugggestion of playing barres further down the neck.
by John Sargent
March 27th, 2010, 6:58 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Where Did The Guitar Tabs Go?
Replies: 213
Views: 54523

Re: Where Did The Guitar Tabs Go?

It's disappointing that the lawyers have thrown up this road block. The larcenous side of me wants to justify skirting the system. I understand that the folks that run this site want to take the high road. The creative way in which the founders have presented this site leads me to believe that they ...