New old player

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by MarkPeters, Nov 5, 2019.

  1. MarkPeters

    MarkPeters Blues Newbie

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    Hi all,

    I recently bought a course and joined the forum just now.

    Background on me: I've been playing acoustic and electric off and on since 1980, mostly classic rock and now trying blues. I was always a Strat player until I bought an Epiphone Les Paul a couple years ago. I learned to love both ... then got a bit of GAS, and now I have a PRS and a Tele as well.

    I never been good about practicing ... unless learning songs qualifies. If I got hooked on a song I practiced it until I either learned it fairly well or had to set it aside to await an "Aha!" moment.

    My plan is to dig in and do more than that now.

    Regards,

    Mark
     
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  2. CaptainMoto

    CaptainMoto Blues Voyager

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    Welcome:Beer:
    Happy learning!
     
  3. sdbrit68

    sdbrit68 Student Of The Blues

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    welcome, at the end of the day, its all in fun, so sit back and enjoy
     
  4. Many Moons

    Many Moons Biking+Blues=Bliss

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    Welcome to the forum Mark. You've chosen a great teacher in Griff. Have fun.(y)
     
  5. steve o

    steve o Blues Junior

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    Welcome to the forum Mark, it’s awesome having you with us!!!
     
  6. arock

    arock Help! I'm a rock

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    Welcome to the forum!
     
  7. PapaBear

    PapaBear Guit Fiddlier

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    Welcome Mark, your journey mirrors many here!
     
  8. snarf

    snarf audiences like their blues singers to be miserable

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    Welcome to the forum, amigo! Take a look around and join in the fun.
     
  9. Paleo

    Paleo Where's the root?

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    Glad to have you with us.:)
     
  10. MarkDyson

    MarkDyson Blues Hound Wannabe

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    Welcome to the forum! :Beer:
     
  11. mountain man

    mountain man Still got the Blues!

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    Welcome to the forum Mark! Good to have you with us! :thumbup:
     
  12. MikeS

    MikeS Moderator... Another Man In Black.
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    Hi Mark, welcome to the forum.
     
  13. BigBear58

    BigBear58 Blues Newbie

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    Welcome, bud. Your background sounds a bit like mine - the songs I know, I know pretty well. But they're too few, and just picking up the guitar and sounding like The Real Deal on a jam....not so much. That's why I'm here, too.

    I recently restored my '76 Ibanez 2350 (MIJ LP copy), also play an Epi ES-339. Never been a strat guy - tried many over the years, but never really gotten the "feel" of them. Same with Teles.
     
  14. luckylarry

    luckylarry Student Of The Blues

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    Awesome to have you with us Mark.
     
  15. GeeDub

    GeeDub Mojo Seeker

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  16. Bob630

    Bob630 Blues Newbe

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    Welcome to the forum hope you enjoy
     
  17. dwparker

    dwparker Blues Newbie

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