How long does it take to learn guitar?

One of the most common questions that potential beginner guitar players have about the process is, how long does it take to learn guitar?

The answer to that question depends on a few factors:

  • Your personal definition of being a “guitar player”
  • The level of advancement or competency you wish to achieve
  • How much time you have to dedicate to the craft
  • The goals you want to achieve
  • The tools available to you for learning
  • Baseline of musical knowledge

Even with those parameters defined, it is difficult to accurately pinpoint the moment you have learned guitar. For some people the moment they are able to play through a song is their version of success. For others, it might be learning all the chords or mastering the scales.

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How many strings does a guitar have?

Even if you’re not very familiar with guitars, you probably know the answer to the question: how many strings does a guitar have?

The answer is 6, right?

Yes, guitars typically have 6 strings, but just as a piano sometimes has more than 88 piano keys, sometimes a guitar has more than 6 strings.

To answer this question, we’ll first look at the history of the guitar, and then we’ll look at guitars that have different numbers of strings. You may be surprised to find out that variances in the number of guitar strings are fairly common and some people prefer to play with more or less than the 6 strings.

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Can I learn guitar at 40+ years?

Like many people who enjoy music, you’ve probably thought about learning an instrument. Maybe you’ve imagined yourself mastering the guitar and going on tour with a band.

But the years have passed, you’ve focused on education, a career, maybe you’ve started a family.

You always wanted to learn the guitar, but now you’re 40 years old and you might be thinking it’s too late.

If only your parents had paid for lessons for you when you were a kid. If only you had bought that old Strat back in college and used all that extra free time you had to learn the guitar.

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What is the first thing to learn on guitar?

There are few things in life that match the excitement of purchasing and receiving your very first guitar. The world is open to possibilities of making sweet music and rocking your heart out!

At the same time, beginning to learn how to play the guitar can be overwhelming. It can be difficult to know where to begin. Diving in too deep in the beginning could set yourself up for frustration and disappointment. With a little guidance, however, learning to play guitar can be a fun and enjoyable experience.

So, what is the first thing to learn on guitar?

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25 Easy Guitar Songs for Beginners

easy guitar songs

If you are looking to get some ideas for easy songs on guitar, then look no further. In this list you will find songs that are perfect to get under your fingers since these are popular and quite catchy on the guitar. Let’s get started!

Easy Songs to Play on Guitar

1. Wonderwall – Oasis

Supposedly written for Meg Matthews, Noel Gallagher’s then-girlfriend, “Wonderwall” was the fourth single off the album What’s The Story?. However in 2001, (after the couple’s divorce) Matthews retracted his earlier statements and said the lyrics were not about Meg after all: “[the song was] about an imaginary friend who’s gonna come and save you from yourself.

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