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Linda Young
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Linda Young
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01/31/2012 6:18 pm
Not only am I learning how to play a musical instrument for the first time, but this is also my first time learning how to use a forum.
I have only been playing guitar (acoustic) a few weeks and I love it! I'm so glad I joined Guitar Tricks - it's an awesome site.
The reason I went into the forum is because I am at the end of the fundamentals 1 and up till now I have been learning individual notes. I wandered into Lisa McCormick's area to learn some finger picking and chords and that is where I discovered a problem. I have long fingers and so assumed I would have no problem playing piano or guitar. I just cant get my fingers in the right place; I mean, there's just no way they will do it.
Thank you to Cal and Tom for their suggestions. I will take it one finger at a time and just hope that time and practice will make it happen.
It just feels impossible right now.
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02/01/2012 10:04 pm
Hi Linda,

Welcome to the forum! This lesson might help you out http://www.guitartricks.com/lesson.php?input=12293

If not you can always ask an instructor in their individual forum page.

Hope this helps!

-GT Admin
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Linda Young
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Linda Young
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02/02/2012 6:41 pm
Thank you! I didnt realize that the instructors have their individual forums.
I will check out the lesson you gave me.
Thanks again. And I just want to say what fantastic site Guitar Tricks has.

Linda
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