1,001

(6 replies, posted in Introduce yourself)

when the aussies relieved the pommies in the trenches in the first world war this pommie said to this
aussie....'have you come here to die' the aussie replied  ' no i came here yesterdie

im sorry aswell

wecome aussieteacher

1,002

(40 replies, posted in Guitars)

thanks for that ausieteacher......now would a lefty please respond and tell us why he plays ' backwards ' (ausieteacher)

would most of the answers be ' because jimmi was left handed ..and look how good he was '

1,003

(40 replies, posted in Guitars)

good points about the tabs and chord grids etc....but whats the motivation that
causes somebody to start left handed ( before he even thinks about guitar lessons )
have you got any left handed pupils?
there shouldn't be left handed guitarists..what started it?

1,004

(40 replies, posted in Guitars)

bantian602 wrote:

just he likes playing with his left hands

how many left hands has he got?

if you are sitting and pick up a guitar with your LEFT HAND..(assuming
you have never played one before ) the natural
place to put it is across you left thigh..( the normal place for a normal
guitar ) WHY TURN IT ARSE ABOUT FACE

when a beginner picks up a guitar for the first time  neither hand as a clue what to do from
the outset  so why the ' other way round ' preference ?

does a left handed guitarist have a left handed mouse to control his sequencer?

what other UI's have an option for left handed ?

1,005

(40 replies, posted in Guitars)

http://www.thecanteen.com/mccartney1.html
When he got home with the £15 guitar, he "couldn't figure out at all how to play it. "I didn't realize it was because I was left-handed, and it wasn't until I saw a picture of Slim Whitman, who was also left-handed, and I saw that I had the guitar the wrong-way round." Once he re-strung the guitar "upside-down,......etc

sir paul mccartney

does that mean every left handed guitarist has and plays a ' left handed guitar '

how many left handed guitarists are playing 'normal guitars' on this forum??

1,006

(40 replies, posted in Guitars)

no

1,007

(40 replies, posted in Guitars)

who said ' when my dad bought me my first  guitar i didn't know how to play it ..so i reversed the strings and played it the other way round '.......and does it make any sense?

not to me it doesnt

polyal

1,008

(40 replies, posted in Guitars)

what motivates a person to play left handed ( guitar )
if he's left handed then he's got a head start on a ' right handed guitar '..
.....left hand doing the hardest part and all that
theres no such thing as a left handed piano , a left handed harp , a left handed synthesiser
the list is as many instruments as you can think of
i recon hendrix, when stoned out of his mind picked up a guitar.. got it the wrong way
round ....started playing ...came out with a load of innovative riffs and progressions - which 
peole latched on to , then started to emulate
if hendrix had not been around i dont think 'left handed guitarists' would be playing left handed guitars
but playing normal guitars just as good
lots of fabulous guitarists are left handed  playing conventional guitars
i suggest it was a marketing gimmick

1,009

(40 replies, posted in Guitars)

or what about a left handed person playing a normal guitar - and thats the full circle
and thats how it should be!!

or .....was the guitar invented by a left handed person and all right handed people should be
fingering the fretboard with there right hands......and be called 'righties,

1,010

(40 replies, posted in Guitars)

theres a few examples on you tube but cant see any heavy metal examples
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WA_KYM0j … re=related

interesting point: never seen a normal guitar player ( right handed ?) playing a left handed guitar upside down

1,011

(40 replies, posted in Guitars)

mikeyBoab wrote:

Isn't a left-handed guitar upside down just a right-handed guitar?


a left handed guitar played right handed would have the bass strings at the bottom.
a person i know who plays in a band ...plays a right handed guitar left handed as is ( bass strings at the
bottom )i think a lots of people do this!..perhaps someone on this forum does

if hendrix say, was never video'd and could only be heard would we have far less lefties
is he one of the reasons?
what do left hand guitarists say?

why is someone  on youtube advertising lessons for left handed guitarists?

1,012

(11 replies, posted in Guitars)

django reinhardt
paul gilbert
albert lee

1,013

(40 replies, posted in Guitars)

do you really think so....thats your opinion......what i wrote is my opinion ..if it wasnt for jimmi we
probablly wouldnt be taking about left handed guitars.. anyway enough about the pro and cons of jimmi

SO:
why are people ( left handed people )picking up guitars and playing them upside down.why doesnt a right handed person pick up a ' left handed ' guitar and play that upside down
anybody got a logical answer?

1,014

(40 replies, posted in Guitars)

is this bloke left or right
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rutyA12z … mp;index=9

1,015

(40 replies, posted in Guitars)

what motivates a person to play left handed ( guitar )
if he's left handed then he's got a head start on a ' right handed guitar '..
.....left hand doing the hardest part and all that

theres no such thing as a left handed piano , a left handed harp , a left handed synthesiser
the list is as many instruments as you can think of

i recon hendrix when stoned out of his mind picked up a guitar.. got it the wrong way
round ....started playing ...came out with a load of hallucinated rubbish - which for some
reason peole latched on to , and thought they could emulate it
if hendrix had not been around i dont think 'left handed guitars' would exist

lots of fabulous guitarists are left handed but play a conventional guitar
i suggest it was a marketing gimmick

polyal

1,016

(5 replies, posted in General Chat)

this never fails

your diet's working well ....you dont look half as fat as you
did last week



atellthee!
polyal

1,017

(1 replies, posted in General Chat)

left handed v guitar playing

the senario

experienced guitar player to wanabee "do you want a go of my guitar" ....no
ive got no chance im left handed.....well you use your left hand to do all the
tricky bits.........yes but all right handed guitarists use there left hand
to do all the tricky bits so if im left handed i need to use my right hand
yes ? the end




left handed guitaring is illogical
but there again why do right handed people play the guitar with there left hands(tricky bits)
can somebody explain why we have left handed guitars

please respond to this thread with sensible comments
im all ears(left and right)



al saunders
uk