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Re: Warning about GC !! (reply)
This casts a larger shadow than just the musical industry. All big Box shops in general appear to be showing signs of stress....Bed Bath and Beyond, Home Depot, Lowes, and GC. Their inventories and pricing structures seem to be in...
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Otisco Kid

04/18/15 4:25 PM
Another Ace 60's tab by Andrew Rogers (topic)
Andrew Rogers - a fellow from Boston I am told - wrote a prodigious amount to tab in the early days of the internet, before he died of Leukemia in 2000. His tab was his gift to the rest of us. I was reminded of him by another thread...
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Cardinal2B

04/18/15 4:14 PM
Re: Warning about GC !! (reply)
My local GC had a ton of stock before holiday season 2013. They never fully stocked up since then., experienced sales staff left and the place now seems waaaay too big for its reduced inventory. I've been waiting for the shoe to...
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FourOnSix

04/18/15 4:04 PM
Re: Warning about GC !! (reply)
I'm glad the people working at the GCs in the SW Ohio area are good. I've never had problems with them and they never tried to sell me something I didn't want.
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geeterpicker

04/18/15 3:59 PM
Re: Best Website? (reply)
911tabs.com - sort of a master search em all at once site. or try this: http://www.angelfire.com/fl4/moneychords/tablature.html which lists lots of sites.
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Cardinal2B

04/18/15 3:48 PM
Re: Warning about GC !! (reply)
Interesting, if GC goes away I will be one to miss them, no kidding. Sure their business model gets lots of bad comments here and often, my experience of going into 4 different ones a total of 13-14 times have been about 80% positive...
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kmacguitar

04/18/15 3:45 PM
Re: Warning about GC !! (reply)
i have neither love nor hate for GC, and i read most of the linked article.to the OP, its a big world out there and i suggest getting a bit more thick skinned and learning to utilize the opportunity, not the sales hype. Sales hype is...
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SteveDenver

04/18/15 3:44 PM
Re: Warning about GC !! (reply)
They're probably not going to be around much longer - http://www.ericgarland.co/2015/02/03/end-guitar-center/
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Daley28

04/18/15 3:12 PM
Re: Best Website? (reply)
If you're a John Prine fan, this is a good one.http://www.jpshrine.org/
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kingjack5

04/18/15 2:36 PM
Re: Best Website? (reply)
JayBee1404 wrote:playlefty wrote:JayBee1404 wrote: Hell, at my age it takes 4 to 5 weeks to learn one song! and most times longer... You know me so well......!! I meant me. 😀
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playlefty

04/18/15 2:04 PM
Warning about GC !! (topic)
Last night I went to GC for the first & last time. We walked around for 20 min. waiting for help. We then went in the acoustic room. I was impressed with the humidity control. All the Martins & Gibsons were out of reach. I asked...
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Marln864

04/18/15 2:03 PM
Re: Best Website? (reply)
jscio, you hit the nail right on the head - it is a rarity to find songs exactly right. Ususally, you have to re-write them after listening to them a few times and comparing them to the page.
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caperrob

04/18/15 1:55 PM
Re: Best Website? (reply)
playlefty wrote:JayBee1404 wrote: Hell, at my age it takes 4 to 5 weeks to learn one song! and most times longer... You know me so well......!!
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JayBee1404

04/18/15 1:34 PM
Re: Best Website? (reply)
JayBee1404 wrote:You're learning 4 to 5 songs a week? Hell, at my age it takes 4 to 5 weeks to learn one song! + 1  !!  (If I'm lucky....)I've only once found words and chords on sheet music that matched the song I wanted toplay...
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jscio

04/18/15 1:33 PM
Re: Best Website? (reply)
I wish I knew what the secret is, honestly. I'm 48 years old and always thought I was going to play like Eddie Van Halen and mostly noodled when I picked up a guitar. A few months ago, I started playing with some friends doing all...
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caperrob

04/18/15 12:31 PM
Re: Mini rant on selling guitars (reply)
Tim,I sympathize with how you feel - I have had the same experience as a seller.But consider that it is also possible that someone who does not respond may not want to burst your bubble if they think your price is out of line. I was one...
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Cass Sumrall

04/18/15 12:20 PM
Re: Mini rant on selling guitars (reply)
TBarJones wrote:Consider this: they may be annoyed that they even have to request this additional information from you. You didn't make the effort to help them make an easy, informed decision so why should they thank you for the extra,...
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playlefty

04/18/15 10:36 AM
Re: Best Website? (reply)
JayBee1404 wrote: Hell, at my age it takes 4 to 5 weeks to learn one song! and most times longer...
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playlefty

04/18/15 10:17 AM
Re: Best Website? (reply)
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JayBee1404

04/18/15 8:30 AM
Re: Best Website? (reply)
The key word is "learning" I usually have that many songs on the go at one time - work on one for a while, then the next one and back again. Probably due to my short attention span
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caperrob

04/18/15 7:21 AM

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