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First song you learned on your instrument?


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#1 Super25Smasher

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Posted 22 October 2016 - 12:19 PM

Simple. Just name yours. Mine was My Generation by The Who.

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Posted 22 October 2016 - 12:37 PM

Wonderful Land by The Shadows.

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Posted 22 October 2016 - 12:50 PM

Surrender by Cheap Trick or Back In Black by AC/DC!

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Posted 22 October 2016 - 01:41 PM

Bass - Funeral For A Friend/ Love Lies Bleeding - Elton John
Guitar - In The End - Rush
Piano - Moonlight Sonata - Ludwig van Beethoven
Recorder - Mary Had A Little Lamb
Trumpet - The Beat Goes On - Sonny and Cher

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Posted 22 October 2016 - 02:05 PM

On bass it was Love Gun by Kiss.

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Posted 22 October 2016 - 06:50 PM

hmmm....much too long ago to remember. I'm pretty sure it wasn't something cool.

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Posted 22 October 2016 - 07:42 PM

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Posted 22 October 2016 - 08:11 PM

So "instrument" isn't metaphorical in this case?...Moving on then

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Posted 22 October 2016 - 08:24 PM

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Little did I realize when I first saw that movie, that I would own that guitar. But yet, I do.

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Posted 23 October 2016 - 02:17 AM

View PostGotNeilPeart?, on 22 October 2016 - 12:50 PM, said:

Surrender by Cheap Trick or Back In Black by AC/DC!

On Drums of corse!!

Drums are the best, imo! I am learning so many cool songs on it, makes me happy!

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Posted 23 October 2016 - 02:33 AM

First song I learned on guitar was The Yellow rose of Texas.


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Posted 23 October 2016 - 05:55 AM

My turntable is my instrument. Do not need anything else























































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































Ok...  I kinda wish I could play guitar, I got two guitars (1 electric and 1 acoustic) and I tried to learn for a long time, by using youtube, and other sites, but it was to hard for me. I guess I need a teacher.....

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Posted 23 October 2016 - 09:48 AM

Breaking the law. Guitar

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Posted 24 October 2016 - 04:53 PM

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Posted 24 October 2016 - 06:52 PM

Bass was California Uber Alles by Dead Kennedys I think

Guitar was Redemption Songs by Bob Marley

Harmonica was Piano Man by Billy Joel

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Posted 25 October 2016 - 08:09 AM

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I think I learned parts of different songs early on.  I remember figuring out the main power chord riff of Rock You Like A Hurricane before I even knew what I was doing.

But the first song, front to back, that I learned was, of course...Stairway to Heaven.

It was definitely cliche to learn that song first.  That song probably inspired a million kids to pick up the guitar in the first place.  But for me, it was a matter of extreme convenience.  The magazine Guitar for the Practicing Musician had just published an edition with the full tab for Stairway, and I had just started buying the magazine every month.  I can't remember if that was the same issue that had the tab for YYZ, as well.  I remember that issue having concluded the Guitar Wars and Bass Wars.  Geddy Lee beat Chris Squire, and the magazine had full page pictures of both of them.

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Posted 29 October 2016 - 07:07 PM

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Posted 30 October 2016 - 02:09 PM

Oh Susanna - Harmonica
Lightly Row - Piano
Greensleeves - Recorder
Gentle on My Mind - Guitar
Over the Rainbow - Ukulele
When the Levee Breaks - Drums
La Villa Strangiato - Bass







OK...kidding on that last one.

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Posted 30 October 2016 - 02:57 PM

Drums was Red Sector A and guitar I think was an extremely simplified version of YYZ.

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Posted 31 October 2016 - 04:33 AM

Guitar: Polly, by Gene Clark

Drums: I'm not certain, but one of the earliest I remember learning was When the Levee Breaks, by Led Zeppelin

Trumpet: I really don't remember.




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