Tag: acoustic

Bar 5, Crewkerne 21/11/19

This was a great gig! The bar was full, and what was really nice is that people had clearly come along for the music and were attentive and appreciative. To be honest, in that kind of venue, as a performer, you don’t actually want a really attentive audience. But on the other hand it can …

Not a Guitar Lesson – Johnny Cash, Folsom Prison Blues

Here is the second edition of my “not a guitar lesson”. It’s not a guitar lesson because I’m not a teacher. I’m still learning myself – I think I always will be. But, I’m very grateful for the thousands of people on YouTube, some famous, most not, who share lessons advice, knowledge and titbits of …

Not a guitar lesson – Kacey Musgraves, My House

It’s the 1st of September. We have had a few weeks off for the summer and holidays etc. But we’re back now. It seems that learning to play guitar has become quite a theme for various people around me at the moment. The host of a private party who we played for in July is …

What is good?

For years I kept my guitar playing private and only really played at home – occasional gigs, parties and duets would present opportunities to play to an audience but, relatively speaking, the majority of my playing when I was in my twenties was confined to the privacy of my home. I had this kind of …