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Leftys and Left-handed Guitars

Posted by Ken Hiebert on Tuesday, December 17, 2019, In : Music 

I was asked a question a little while ago on a social media platform.  The question was:

If you're left-handed, is it better to start on a left-handed or right-handed guitar?

Being left-handed myself, and someone who plays guitar "right-handed", as well as being a guitar instructor, I have developed fairly strong opinions on this.  If you happen to be a left-hander who plays a left-handed guitar, please don't take offense at this because it really only applies to those who are just beginning ...

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Where have all the songsters gone?

Posted by Ken Hiebert on Thursday, June 8, 2017, In : Music 
Where have all the great songwriters gone?  Or maybe the more pertinent question is, "If there are great songwriters, will people even listen to them?" 
I'm thinking of guys like The Eagles, Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Joni Mitchell, Gordon Lightfoot, Lennon/McCartney and a host of others as well. Add whoever you want to the list, but I'm talking about people who wrote amazing songs that were hugely popular at the time and these songs are still alive and well 40 or 50 years later. Will any of th...

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I'm a guitar instructor in a small town. I love teaching and I love playing music. I also love doing things that have nothing to do with music... or teaching... or teaching music.