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What song made you want to play guitar?

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I think it was Estranged for me. Even though it was Axl's song, the way Slash put the emotion into that song was just breathtaking at the time. Still is sometimes. 

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I think Fred Penner, Raffi and Dont Worry Baby by the Beach Boys planted the seed. But ISE was the song that I heard and said "I need to do that."

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Enter Sandman and Ugle Kid Joe's cover of Cats in the Cradle when I was 11, I rocked a mean tennis racket before I got my first guitar.:headbang:

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welcome to the jungle. bought the sheet music which I still have and got a guitar. that one was far out of my abilities, so KOHD would become the 1st I could play

 

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I think it was just Appetite in general for me, my mother is a big rock fan so i was exposed to Hendrix, Zeppelin, Cream etc from a very young age but something about the guitars on that album made me actually want to pick up the instrument. I think the fact Slash and Izzy had fused punk and a little metal..which i hadn't really been exposed to yet..with the more classic rock style is what intrigued me.

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My Michelle, more specifically, the slides and pick scrapes Slash did on it that sounded like jet engines. I really wanted to replicate that sound.

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Babe I'm Gonna Leave You, Hotel California, Holiday by Green Day

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Robin Finck's Solo for There Was A Time.

Yep, that's strange.

But the first full song i've learned was Electric Funeral 

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10 hours ago, NeonKinight said:

Robin Finck's Solo for There Was A Time.

Yep, that's strange.

But the first full song i've learned was Electric Funeral 

I struggled with Robin's solo when I learned it. Electric Funeral is a cool song too. It's so simple yet so fun to play

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1 hour ago, Gibson_Guy87 said:

I struggled with Robin's solo when I learned it. Electric Funeral is a cool song too. It's so simple yet so fun to play

It's a demonstration of how good and complicated the ol' pentatonic can be. 
Electric Funeral was the song that made me realize that wasn't impossible to play a song in it's entirety. Back in the days, i had no support whatsoever, whether from my family or myself, so everything was very difficult.
But nowadays, if I were learning my first song, I think i'd play "forever my queen" by pentagram. You can learn that in 15 mins...

 

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I used to watch the UYI I & 2 videos with my older brother. Wasn't a specific song- just Slash in general. I thought he was the coolest thing I'd ever seen!

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