What song inspired you to learn music?

Discussion in 'Musicians' started by papa-bear, Nov 12, 2018.

  1. papa-bear

    papa-bear New Members

    I was just reading another topic in here and it brought back some memory’s of when I first allowed music to grab me-

    I was 14 years old watching a Nirvana video tape (I loved nirvan back then)
    I was watching Kurt contain play aneurysm (my fav song back then) and it hit me that I could do that. I remember being so excited at the realization I called my father who had been a musician for years, and told him I wanted to learn. Soon after, I had my first love. Her name is Jessica and she is a Washburn D-15 acoustic. There have been many more lives, but Jessica has my heart-
    I still have her. Please share your memories, music is such a big part of my everyday life, I would love to hear all of your inspirations!
     
  2. Ged

    Ged Actually my name is Slavoj HipForums Supporter

    I wanted to be a rock star
     
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  3. Ged

    Ged Actually my name is Slavoj HipForums Supporter

    Like Kurt
     
  4. papa-bear

    papa-bear New Members

    I was so into nirvana as a youngn , I still listen to them on occasion, but not like I did.
    Went from nirvana to Sabbath, jethro till, Pink Floyd.... etc not sure what made the turn.

    Today I vary very broadly, a good song is a good song no mater what the genre or bad.
     
  5. Ged

    Ged Actually my name is Slavoj HipForums Supporter

    I smashed three acoustic guitars before I learned to tune the damn thing.
     
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  6. papa-bear

    papa-bear New Members

    lmao, your suppose to tune it before you smash it-
     
  7. Ged

    Ged Actually my name is Slavoj HipForums Supporter

    Sometimes Karma comes in reverse
     
  8. papa-bear

    papa-bear New Members

    But physics never do
     
  9. Ged

    Ged Actually my name is Slavoj HipForums Supporter

    The guy in the guitar shop was not too pleased.
     
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  10. Ged

    Ged Actually my name is Slavoj HipForums Supporter

    Seriously, I was taken with Brian May's guitar solo in Queen's "It's A Kind of Magic." I taped the song off the radio and played it over and over.
     
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  11. papa-bear

    papa-bear New Members

    Great song!
     
  12. Ged

    Ged Actually my name is Slavoj HipForums Supporter

    Then I thought I could play jazz. Because no one knows what the Hell you're doing with that stuff.
     
  13. McFuddy

    McFuddy Never quite zen.

    You like jazz?
     
  14. Ged

    Ged Actually my name is Slavoj HipForums Supporter

    A little. Used to go and see live jazz in pubs in East London. Mostly a Sunday afternoon thing.
     
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  15. I had a failed attempt at learning guitar, as a boy, during the glam rock era, so I’d be about 10. It was the bands around at that time that were the inspiration, I suppose. Didn’t work out, anyway. Didn’t have the patience to work at it.
    Then when I was about 18, I’d been writing lyrics and wanted to learn to play, to turn my own lyrics into songs.
    As it happened, an older guy I knew wanted to get back into playing, and while he was relearning, he taught me some stuff..
     
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