Brian Robertson and Scott Goram in the fantastic days of the best Thin Lizzy line up. What a sound the best I ever heard. Live and dangerous the best album in the world.
so I would say Thin Lizzy as a  whole were my inspiration to play guitar.
By the way I am 45 have been playing 5 months and loving every minute of it. It took me a while to get going but I am now......

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I am 44 and i live in darlington co durham england.

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(6 replies, posted in Acoustic)

Thanks Kahuna


the song was Have You Ever Seen The Rain and i couldnt figure out how the strumming pattern had a weird sound and when i asked this bloke on line that is what he said you do. You strum down then up then chuck....


does that mean you mute all the strings on the strumm or just the strings you shape the chord on??


many thanks


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(6 replies, posted in Acoustic)

can anyone help.

Can someone explain what chucking is???

I was trying to play a CCR song and was told by an online help place to play down/up chuck as the strumming pattern.


I am only a beginner and havnt a clue what this means.


any advice????


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Hi can anyone give me a bit of advice.

I have been offered a LAG electric acoustic guitar, brand new for £220.
Question1. is this a good price?
Question 2. are they any good?

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(8 replies, posted in Acoustic)

Thanx to all who answered my plea for help.


Kahuna,,, the tip worked a treat. I have also started to listen more intently to songs and try and figure them out.


Thanxs to everyone for their advice.


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(8 replies, posted in Acoustic)

Thank You satman...any advice is good advie at this stage in my playing...will have a look at the web site you recommended.


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(8 replies, posted in Acoustic)

I have been playing my new guitar for about 2 months now. I am just going through all the easy songs to enhance my chord knowledge and change speed. When I see songs in tab, because I cant read music, if I know the song is their any tips for how to work out the strum pattern. This is my biggest frustration. An example is can anyone tell me the strum pattern for " have you ever seen the rain" by CCR.


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