How old were you when you started playing guitar?

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Re: How old were you when you started playing guitar?

Post by magstine » Wed Jan 24, 2018 7:00 pm

14, I saw my friend play it at school. I ask him to help me out and then I ask my Mom to buy me a guitar.
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Re: How old were you when you started playing guitar?

Post by Tiki295 » Fri Oct 05, 2018 1:46 pm

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Re: How old were you when you started playing guitar?

Post by Don » Fri Oct 05, 2018 6:53 pm

I started when I was 8 and played for about a year and a half. I picked it back up when I was 15.

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Re: How old were you when you started playing guitar?

Post by Will » Fri Aug 09, 2019 3:12 pm

i was a bit late to the party - started when i was 24. Saw the Who in concert, and seeing Pete Townsend hitting those big full, orchestral chords with a vengeance in the Rock Opera, Tommy, on his (at that time) SG through a mountain of HiWatts, jumping in the air, and doing those windmills like a perpetual motion machine - well, I was hooked. A couple days later I was the proud owner of a new SG Standard...

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Re: How old were you when you started playing guitar?

Post by dominic » Thu Oct 03, 2019 11:53 pm

I remember being gifted a mini-guitar when I was nine :). Couldn't properly play a guitar until I was sixteen. Been having multiple guitars now but I still keep the first mini-guitar back then. Sweet memory.

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Post by BMW-KTM » Sat Nov 02, 2019 9:56 pm

I was 9.

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Re: How old were you when you started playing guitar?

Post by Sixstringpsycho » Sat Nov 09, 2019 12:57 pm

I was 14. I’ll be 40 in April. Played in a lot of bands and such but not so much in the last 4 years. I’m getting back into writing for real now.
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Re: How old were you when you started playing guitar?

Post by bgh » Mon Nov 11, 2019 9:15 am

I started playing in the late 60s. I was 14 or 15 at the time.
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Re: How old were you when you started playing guitar?

Post by jnoel64 » Thu Nov 14, 2019 12:25 pm

Got my first guitar at 9 - a log of a Harmony acoustic. But, I didn't start seriously playing until about 14. That was 41 years ago and I am still learning!
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