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1. "I grew up in the '60s, which was a creative time, so it wasn't that big of a stretch to go from a baseball bat to a guitar to a film camera."
Author: Abel Ferrara
2. "I just go where the guitar takes me."
Author: Angus Young
3. "For 'Narrow Stairs,' the majority of the songs I brought in were guitar songs - songs we could sit in a room and just play. I can honestly say I had more fun and felt more inspired on this record than anything that we had done in a long time."
Author: Ben Gibbard
4. "My brother was very important to me. And he played guitar. So that's what I wanted to be. I wanted to be a guitar player. So he was the first one to inspire me to do something with my life. And I was so glad that he was there."
Author: Bootsy Collins
5. "I grew up in the suburbs and was raised on rap radio, so it took me a long time to stumble upon the acoustic guitar as a resource for anything."
Author: Cass McCombs
6. "I finally found him sitting on his balcony. He was leaning back against the wall with his eyes closed. Soft music played, and a cool ocean breeze blew back my hair as I stepped on to the balcony and inhaled the scent of the sea."May I join you?" I asked softly.He didn't bother opening his eyes. "If you like."The moon in the dark sky looked like a giant white plate dipping its edge into the ocean. We sat quietly for a while. I closed my eyes too and listened to him hum along in harmony with the music."You haven't played your guitar in a long time. I miss it," I said when the song was finished.Ren turned away. "I fear there is no music left in me."
Author: Colleen Houck
7. "I'm definitely a guitar player, but it's the last thing I listen to in a song, after the singer and the drums."
Author: Dan Auerbach
8. "David Gilmour can do more with one note than most other guitar players can do with the whole fretboard"
Author: Dave Mustaine
9. "Dad wouldn't let me fool with his guitar much, because I'm left-handed, and I'd pick it up upside down. But I remember learning to sing 'Paper Doll,' the Mills Brothers song - this was during the war - and I remember my dad taking me down to one of those little record booths where you could make spoken letters to send home."
Author: Don Everly
10. "I picked Dad's guitar up when I was 8. It hurt to play, so I put it down and picked it back up when I was 15 and dug in. The guitar helped me come out of my shell and kind of gave me an identity at school."
Author: Dustin Lynch
11. "Scattered among these things are reminders that sound once existed: a metronome, a drumming pad, a guitar pick, a trumpet mouthpiece, a music stand, a tuning fork, a block of rosin...The older instruments bear the marks of those who have already played them, the scuffs and bites and dents that are the mysterious scars of sound. In their midst the house hangs, tenuous and enveloping, a sounding board waiting to be struck."
Author: Geoffrey O'Brien
12. "I'd much rather talk about guitar playing. I hate it when people ask me about my lyrics. I always feel like telling them to just go and read them."
Author: James Hetfield
13. "I try to become a singer. The guitar has always been abused with distortion units and funny sorts of effects, but when you don't do that and just let the genuine sound come through, there's a whole magic there."
Author: Jeff Beck
14. "My guitar is not a thing. It is an extension of myself. It is who I am."
Author: Joan Jett
15. "People do ask, 'Are you going to embellish this stuff?' I wouldn't change any of my guitar parts."
Author: Joey Santiago
16. "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!"
Author: Jonathan Richman
17. "Lying on her side, the warm fire at her feet, Helen's laughter died away as Lucas suddenly went from tuning to playing. It was like an orchestra in an instrument.He played with both hands-not one hand picking and the other holding down strings-but with both hands so that it sounded like more than one guitar was playing. Sometimes he hit the strings to make them hum like a harp, and sometimes he hit the body of the guitar like a drum to add bass and keep time. It was the most fascinating thing Helen had ever watched, like Lucas had a dozen voices in his head, all singing the same song, and he'd figured a way to make them come out of ten fingers.Helen looked at his face and could tell why he loved it. It was like thinking for him, only this was a puzzle that he could share with her as he solved it.He'd walked into her head when he'd come to her world. And she'd walked into his when she finally heard him play.It was heaven."
Author: Josephine Angelini
18. "My dream was to go to Nashville. I had my sights set on my dream. I used to have an '89 Toyota Ford truck. On the front of the truck, I had this license plate with cowboy boots and a guitar that I had airbrushed at Wal-Mart. It said 'Chasin' A Dream.' That was kind of my motto."
Author: Josh Turner
19. "I had to be reminded that the guitar is infinite. It never stops teaching you, it never stops being difficult; there's an unlimited amount of things to learn, and you'll never master it."
Author: Kaki King
20. "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."
Author: Kirk Hammett
21. "In 2010, I had been playing guitar for 50 years."
Author: Lee Ritenour
22. "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."
Author: Lee Ritenour
23. "Keeping the secret was going to be more difficult than Rupert could have foreseen. Every time she met a hieroglyph, she'd act like this: vibrating like a tuning fork, the gigantic brain bubbling over and spilling out its secrets: Greek and Latin and Coptic and names of scholars and who believed what and this alphabet versus that one and phonetic interpretations versus symbolic ones."
Author: Loretta Chase
24. "The history of music is mortal, but the idiocy of the guitar is eternal."
Author: Milan Kundera
25. "I like you too, Zack," I said, leaning my head against his shoulder, so I could look up at him. "You've sort of had me . . . enamored, I guess is the right word . . . since we met."He laughed. "You were enamored with me?"I nodded. "Yeah, I was. It's sad, but I was completely enamored with you. I blame your eyes, and your stupid guitar playing. I'm a sucker for a guy with a guitar.""Don't forget my kissable lips," he said, as he kissed my neck, trailing his lips down to my collarbone. I sighed, a long, deep, satisfied sigh."
Author: Monica Alexander
26. "Everyone gets frustrated and aggressive, and I'd sooner take my aggression out on a guitar than on a person."
Author: Paul Weller
27. "It is dishonest the way that people suddenly think they've found guitars, and wear their guitar as a badge."
Author: Pete Waterman
28. "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."
Author: Richard Fleeshman
29. "Notes and chords have become my second language and, more often than not, that vocabulary expresses what I feel when language fails me. The guitar is my conscience, too - whenever I've lost my way, it's brought me back to center; whenever I forget, it reminds me why I'm here."
Author: Slash, Anthony Bozza

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