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With a guitar I would be able to express the things I felt in sounds.
- William Christopher Handy
We decided to do some of Merle's things with modern instrumentation.
We used a flute, a bass clarinet, a trumpet,
a clarinet, drums, a guitar, vibes and a piano.
- Tennessee Ernie Ford
I've looked at photographs of myself during concerts
and it sometimes looks as if I'm in a fencing move,
with a guitar in my hands instead of a sword.
- Neil Diamond
I'll always do the guitar parts since it's my main instrument.
- Trevor Rabin
I'm left handed, but my dad taught me to play guitar right-handed.
- Dustin Diamond
I've always dabbled on guitar, but never took lessons.
- Adam Jones
Everybody would grab a guitar and listen to somebody
else and call themselves a folk singer.
When they didn't know no more songs,
they'd run out of them.
- Brownie McGhee
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Dorsey played the upright bass and steel guitar,
as well as acoustic guitar.
Johnny played acoustic guitar and together they were
fabulous songwriters and singers.
- Jimmy Griffin
I just like simplicity.
I like simple songs, I like simple chords,
simple vocals, simple lead guitar.
I just like simplicity.
That's just the way I like it.
- Jeremy Spencer
When I joined the band, being that I was going to take this up as a profession,
I realized that there were no two finer guitar players
in the world that I'd rather play with.
- Michael Davis
I started playing guitar kind of by accident.
- Ryan Cabrera
Now they have banging guitar and no bass and call it rock,
but that's not what I call rock.
- Little Richard
I didn't want to get attached to one guitar;
I didn't want to have an instrument that was irreplaceable.
- Robin Trower
I suppose my little Martin acoustic guitar is quickly
becoming a prize possession.
It's a lovely guitar.
I bought it at the Cambridge Folk Festival in 2001 before I had cleaned up.
- Graham Coxon
If I'm playing with Ozzy it's just a guitar thing.
But with the vocals I feel like I'm studying for the SATs.
- Zakk Wylde
Every one of the songs was based around picking an acoustic guitar.
That was part of the concept from the beginning,
that the tempos were going to go from slow to almost mid-tempo.
- Jules Shear
I sing and play guitar and harmonica.
I've been doing it for a long time.
- Harry Dean Stanton
The most important part of my religion is to play guitar.
- Lou Reed
If you can't play it on an acoustic guitar or a grand
piano then it's not a song.
- Christopher Cross
Here I was, this good guy that played football;
I was gonna go play in college but I had a bad senior year.
But I played guitar in assemblies whenever I could.
- Bob Livingston
I'll sit around and play my guitar; that's how I write tunes.
- Otis Rush
I'm singing what I want to sing based on the emotion
of what that day feels like.
That's what comes out of my mouth and guitar.
That impacts people.
They know anything can happen.
- John Mayer
I want every girl in the world to pick up a guitar and start screaming.
- Courtney Love
I quit my band in New York City in 1969 and I got really angry at them.
I got angry at one of my guitar players and I dove
over the drum set and we got into a fight.
- Steven Tyler
Then l learned to play guitar and l started writing
songs and my mother formed for me a publishing business,
so we started publishing and managing artists.
- Tommy Rettig
I was playing with steel picks on a steel guitar,
and there was no amplification needed.
- Brownie McGhee
George wrote Taxman, and I played guitar on it.
He wrote it in anger at finding out what the taxman did.
He had never known before then what could happen to your money.
- Paul McCartney
My sunglasses are like my guitar.
- Patti Smith
It keeps me in touch with younger musicians who are constantly saying,
'Have you heard this new artist, or this new guitar
player?' It keeps you reaching.
- Gary Burton
A lot of the songs are written on piano or guitar,
so I contribute, and I have done so since the beginning.
So it's been good to be involved completely musically as well.
- Caroline Corr
A lot of times, I played bass on songs.
Gene plays guitar on some songs.
- Ace Frehley
My first really good guitar was a Gibson J-45.
- Johnny Rivers
I could hear and feel music going on in me,
and I couldn't get it out.
You can always depend on a guitar.
- Don Johnson
I didn't want to fall into the trap of competing with
all these other great guitar players.
I just want to sidestep the whole thing and get out of the race.
- Kirk Hammett
I was a drummer and I played the guitar.
- Jam Master Jay
Well, you know it was so different from when you rehearsed.
You're out there with your guitar and trying to get a sound,
but it doesn't sound anything like what you expect!
- Jonathan Richman
Every guitar I own gets used and has its purpose.
- Mark Knopfler
That was the reasoning behind learning to play bass,
and then after that it was more like it was neat to play songs together -
for me to play bass and for him to play guitar.
- Tom Araya
I mean, I can sit down with a guitar,
and in fact, we do two, three songs with just guitar and percussion.
- Jackie DeShannon
Still others want a traditional guitar sound if they call you for guitar.
- Mark White
My vocation is more in composition really than anything else -
building up harmonies using the guitar,
orchestrating the guitar like an army,
a guitar army.
- Jimmy Page
When we moved back to the US, folk music was all the rage.
So I traded in my banjo for a guitar.
- Michael Storm
I'm a bass player from way back and Paul is a guitar
player and we've been in many bands.
- Adam Jones
I suppose my father was more influential in my starting to play the guitar.
- Andy Partridge
As a teenager I started painting and playing guitar.
- Buffy Sainte-Marie
My brother is an excellent songwriter,
and I play guitar and drums.
- Jeremy London
I used a baritone guitar with a very unusual tuning
that became the body of the composition,
while the classical guitar is on top of it with the main rhythm part.
- Lee Ritenour
I like to play guitar, jam out, play the blues,
go watch movies.
I love movies.
- Dane Cook
I was too broke to buy a guitar so I more borrowed guitars from friends.
- Ronnie Montrose
My second record was all about big ideas -
I was trying to make big statements about the culture,
I think in a certain way, I was a 27 year old kid with a guitar.
- Duncan Sheik
So, once I get writing I really try and put five to
eight hours a day in my room with a guitar to really
try and come up with stuff that feels interesting enough to me to keep it.
- Catie Curtis
The Goth character was a difficult thing to get my head round.
I'm not really a fan of Goth music.
I'm more a piano and guitar man - that's what I love.
- Richard Fleeshman
Catfish is not playing guitar no more,
he's doing like a home-front thing.
He had been in the business around ten years before I got in it,
so I guess he's had enough of it.
- Bootsy Collins
To stay a great singer or guitar player,
you've got to do it 24/7.
That's what I do.
- Sammy Hagar
Everyone gets frustrated and aggressive,
and I'd sooner take my aggression out on a guitar than on a person.
- Paul Weller
I might have a guitar or a piano on set to play something for the actors.
- Mike Figgis
More recently, I used guitar synthesizer extensively
on the two albums I did with Robert Fripp.
- Andy Summers
I'm pretty basic as far as technique is concerned.
I don't use many gadgets, and I like the sound my guitar makes,
- Brian May
I just loved the guitar when it came along.
I loved it.
The banjo was something I really liked,
but when the guitar came along, to me that was my first love in music.
- Doc Watson
I started playing guitar when I was in my late teens,
and within two years I was starting to play shows.
- Buzz Osborne
I learned to tune a guitar by ear.
That method has served me pretty well.
- Charley Pride
But you have to give your whole life to a cello.
When I realized that, I went back to the guitar and
just turned the volume up a bit louder.
- Ritchie Blackmore
It's just something I've always done.
In South Texas, the first guitar you get is a Mexican guitar.
And the first one I got, the first thing I did was take it apart.
- Guy Clark
My dad wanted me to play when I was a kid,
so I learned to play the guitar.
I pursued a career in music because I love it so much
and I enjoy what it does to those who hear it.
- Randy Travis
In OK Computer, the guitar was already moving towards
a tone generator as well as a riff generator.
- Colin Greenwood
I went to see John Mayall at the Marquee,
with Peter Green on guitar, and that was a particularly good gig.
- Alvin Lee
The guitar is a small orchestra.
It is polyphonic.
Every string is a different color, a different voice.
- Andres Segovia
Bruce's band is so different from the Grateful Dead;
there's no lead guitar player,
for one thing.
- Phil Lesh
I didn't want to take the guitar solos down note-for-note,
but more or less use them as a map, and keep all the
hooks from the guitar playing,
and let myself come through.
- Brian Setzer
If there's a song where there's a possibility of guitar
stuff that would be fun to listen to,
go for it.
Don't worry about what anybody thinks.
- Brad Paisley
I don't read music.
I don't write it.
So I wander around on the guitar until something starts to present itself.
- James Taylor
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