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Old 01-07-2018, 02:07 AM   #21
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If you're in NY, come plug my 75' Les Paul into my 64' JMI. You'll hear the voice of God, loud and clear. See what it has to say.
can I come too I will keep the dial down wink wink
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Old 01-07-2018, 03:57 AM   #22
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I'd say to focus on a few favorite songs, and stay focused, the sound will get better and better, once you have a couple of them down pat, you'll feel better and then move onto a 4th and 5th, rinse, repeat.
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Old 01-16-2018, 05:48 PM   #23
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Don't give up on it. Don't sell off your gear. You may get frustrated and put it down for a while but it seems you always try to pick it up again.
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Old 01-16-2018, 06:05 PM   #24
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Even those that "have it" have to work REALLY hard to maintain it.
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Old 01-16-2018, 10:35 PM   #25
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I keep practicing and I get better. I'm not great but I do OK.
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Old 01-17-2018, 06:35 AM   #26
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Even those that "have it" have to work REALLY hard to maintain it.
Yep. Talent without skill will never be realized. But the flipside of that token is that skill can be developed without talent.
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Old 01-17-2018, 01:24 PM   #28
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Yep. Talent without skill will never be realized. But the flipside of that token is that skill can be developed without talent.
That is very true I think I prefer the former. But that's a tricky one.

To the poster your not alone. I suffer the same problems. Its one reason I try to find my own sound. If all else fails. Try to find your own sound. However simple or complicated.
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Old 01-17-2018, 02:26 PM   #29
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A lot of us here like me have more gear than talent but if you love it and once in awhile you make some tones that make you go OOOH! Or did that sound like Jimi??? Those moments make it all worth it..
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