So what is this place, a temporary shelter, right?
For some reason, maybe it's sleep depravation, I fee lthe usrge to post something off the wall. So I am going to pretend I am totally new to the forum and this is the introductions forum.
FOLLOWING IS TOTALLY FICTIONAL.
Greetings. My name is Renny Four Braids. I live in Hootukmapuppy, South Dakota. I am learning to play blues on the guitar. I am up to four strings already. My uncle advised me to just put one string on my guitar and get used to playing that, then add another and get used to playing with two, and so on until I had all six strings on. But my other uncle my mother's oldest brother told me not to add the strings starting at one side and continuing across, but to start with the high E, then add the low E, then the B, then the A, etc, so as not to put undue sideways torque on the neck. I dont' know, by the time he said that I already had the first 3 high strings on and my neck feels fine. So anyhow, as I said I am up to four strings now and at the rate my playing is progrssing I just be playing on six strings with the best of them by mid-May. I have been teaching myself to play along with my blues records, of which I have two. One is by a guy named King OLiver, but the label doesn't name the country of which he was king. I say was king, not is, because the record is so oldthat I doubt he yet lives. Kind of wierd, a king making records. My other blues record is by a guy named Little Johnny Taylor. But I have to go my cousin Arvid's house to play it because it is a 45 RPM and our record player only plays 78s. So anyhow, I guess you could say my style is a cross between King Oliver and Little Johnny Taylor. One technical thing I have learned about guitar playing is that you can reduce the whistling sound of your fingers moving up and down the strings by putting a little black bear fat on either the strings or on your fingers. But then if your wearing a nice shirt, don't make the mistake I made of wiping your fingers on your shirt. Thought you guys might like that little tip. Maybe some of you out there who have playing playing on all six strings for a long time have some tips I could use?