So I have an acoustic guitar now

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Positive Passion
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Re: So I have an acoustic guitar now

Postby Positive Passion » 11 Apr 2018, 11:16

Well I played my first a couple of weeks ago with a bunch of lovely people who call themselves the Camden Blues Collective. I did a passable solo on the thrill is gone. My solo on you can't judge a book by its cover was less passable, but I was confused by the singer ad libbing over it. I was playing a stratocaster.

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Re: So I have an acoustic guitar now

Postby Positive Passion » 19 May 2018, 10:32

Two more gigs this afternoon. I am a musician!

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Re: So I have an acoustic guitar now

Postby Positive Passion » 08 Oct 2018, 21:08

I am putting together my own little set of covers.
It goes like this:

Sit Down
The Model
Born in the USA
Country Honk
No Scrubs

Encore - Shake it off.

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Re: So I have an acoustic guitar now

Postby Positive Passion » 02 Mar 2019, 21:39

Gig tomorrow afternoon (that is, Sunday 3 March) at the Golden Lion, Royal College Street NW1 - 5.30.

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Re: So I have an acoustic guitar now

Postby Minnie the Minx » 03 Mar 2019, 01:27

I can't believe I missed all this. This is great! I'm well chuffed for you.
My own progress goes in fits and starts - when I'm taking lessons I get organised and write a lot of songs and practice a lot and really focus on playing live shows. When I am not in class, I just find my attention turns to books and other things. Moving house dented my progress massively.
We were at an awards show the other night and the woman who won Austin's best guitarist only started playing eight years ago. Eight years! I was shamefaced. But, I don't know where people find the time.
I've met a couple of people recently who are interested in doing some more live stuff and co writing and recording. I'll see if that pans out. I have taken the plunge and bought a way fancier acoustic recently, I should try and do it some justice.
Anyway, I am really happy for you. that's great.
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Positive Passion
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Re: So I have an acoustic guitar now

Postby Positive Passion » 03 Mar 2019, 13:24

Positive Passion wrote:I am putting together my own little set of covers.
It goes like this:

Sit Down
The Model
Born in the USA
Country Honk
No Scrubs

Encore - Shake it off.


I am adding Yes sir, I can boogie to my repertoire.

Positive Passion
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Re: So I have an acoustic guitar now

Postby Positive Passion » 03 Mar 2019, 13:27

Ella Megalast Burls wrote:I can't believe I missed all this. This is great! I'm well chuffed for you.
My own progress goes in fits and starts - when I'm taking lessons I get organised and write a lot of songs and practice a lot and really focus on playing live shows. When I am not in class, I just find my attention turns to books and other things. Moving house dented my progress massively.
We were at an awards show the other night and the woman who won Austin's best guitarist only started playing eight years ago. Eight years! I was shamefaced. But, I don't know where people find the time.
I've met a couple of people recently who are interested in doing some more live stuff and co writing and recording. I'll see if that pans out. I have taken the plunge and bought a way fancier acoustic recently, I should try and do it some justice.
Anyway, I am really happy for you. that's great.


I am finding now that I want to practise all the time. I try and dosome exercises in the morning before heading of to school, and then practise bits of songs in the evening. I dropped the thought to my wife yesterday that I need three more guitars and she didn't blink an eye.

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Re: So I have an acoustic guitar now

Postby Positive Passion » 16 Apr 2019, 07:46

Played my best gig so far at the weekend. Simple as they are, my solos actually went off quite well.