Time to face the facts

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  1. offsideref

    offsideref TDPRI Member

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    Time to face facts. Set aside foolish dreams. I've been playing guitar since 1973. There’s a touch of arthritis in my fretting hand. I have to accept I'm never going to be the rhythm guitarist in a great band with loads of fans. I have to be realistic. I'm going to be the bass player.
     
  2. swervinbob

    swervinbob Tele-Holic

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    I'll never play shows in front of thousands of people. I will record a hit album sitting in my spare bedroom.
     
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    Telenator Doctor of Teleocity Vendor Member

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    Ha! Keep working on rhythm, but get serious about it. If you aren't playing where you feel you should be, learning bass will only aggravate the situation.

    Bass is not easier. It's much harder if you don't already have a good command of your chords, arpeggios, and scales.
     
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    offsideref TDPRI Member

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    No worries! When I first cracked this gag, the lead guitarist told me “And if you decide that music is just not for you, there's always drumming.”
     
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    39martind18 Tele-Afflicted

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    Smart man!
     
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