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post Jan 20 2010, 07:46 PM
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I'm trying to get some basics of travis picking a'la Tommy Emmanuel, learning the song he recommends, freight train and man, it feel like im learning a whole new instrument!
It's so frikking hard but the result should be / is rewarding.

Got the first of 3 pages down. Man it's hard, thumb independence is incredibly hard to develop! Try it.

Don't just play it. Feel it!
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Sensible Jones
post Jan 21 2010, 02:46 PM
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Keep going with it Jesse!! It'll be worth it in the long run!!

I'd rather have a full Bottle in front of me than a full Frontal Lobotomy!!
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post Jan 26 2010, 07:06 PM
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IT IS like learning another instrument, that thing is hard, but awesome

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