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Thursday, May 22, 2008

The Barre Chord

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So I am so very excited!! I JUST LEARNED HOW TO BARRE CHORD!

I am uber excited


The song STOP AND STARE - One Republic has been really easy for me to learn. It's been only four chords, just that one barre chord kept getting in my way. I was being a loser and feeling depressed about the opportunity I gave up with this guy I really like/d and basically just picked up my guitar and started playing to get over it. Started off with some Cranberries, but that song is getting old for me to play (hopefully I can sing and play that soon if I'm getting so used to it now) and eventually got to trying the One Republic. E, Emaj9, and A chords were simple, but I had seriously been struggling with the C#m chord. MY FINGERS ARE SO TINY!! I almost thought it was going to be impossible for me to barre any chord, but I did it! Also, I tried the dreaded F chord. I was able to do that, too.

Good to know that practice can indeed help, and in moments when you least expect it; moments when you feel empty, lonely, and dark, you can still shine bright in your own eyes.

Lesson Learned.
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element4433 wrote on May 24th, 2008 7:25pm

I know I joked about you [i]just[/i] learning to play barre chords, but good job!

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ottoavist wrote on May 27th, 2008 6:54pm

good job, indeed. Sheryl Crow songs work wonders on practicing barre chords, if you're a fan that is. (: <--- not a smiley, a [i]unibrow[/i], lol.

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amistyalia wrote on May 27th, 2008 7:57pm

[quote u='ottoavist' d='May 27th, 2008 1:54pm'] good job, indeed. Sheryl Crow songs work wonders on practicing barre chords, if you're a fan that is. (: <--- not a smiley, a unibrow, lol.[/quote] Thanks I am sort of.. lol Depends on the songs, but I'll definitely look up some that will help me practice :) thanks!

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jsik6 wrote on Jun 5th, 2008 10:08pm

hahaha.... I'm trying to explain the barre chord to my roomie (he doesn't jam). Good for you! I'm sure it opened your eyes a bit. Now you gotta figure out the relationship of the notes that make up the chord.... Have fun!!

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