Author Archives: smarties

Acoustic Guitar a Percussion?

In a larger sense, we know the acoustic guitar has strings and you have to strum to produce the sound. Either you use you fingers or a pick to produce the sound. So, it is much easier to say an acoustic guitar is a string instrument. A percussion produces its sound by tapping the surface… Read More »

5 Most Expensive Electric Guitars

Guitars owned by top guitarist like Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, or Jimi Hendrix would sell way above the book value. You will not find these original guitars at a pawn store or anywhere not secure. They are very valuable guitars. The most expensive guitar sold is a custom made Fender “Reach Out To Asia”  Statocaster.… Read More »

Guitars in Worship Music

Guitars in worship music play a very important role to create Christian Contemporary Music, or simply called CCM. Many of us have seen the growing popularity of CCM among the young generation.  Many are learning how to play and compose worship songs using the acoustic or electric guitar. There are Worship bands like, Hillsong, Chris… Read More »

How to Care For Your Guitar

Just like any other musical instrument, for the guitar to last a lifetime, it is essential to take care of it.  Here are a few tips that will help you how to care for your guitar to be in a top condition for a long time. Storage Where do you put your guitar after you… Read More »

The Essential Lynyrd Skynyrd

I remember it was in 1980 when my cousin came home one afternoon with a cassette tape and wanted me to listen to rock music.  He handed me the tape but I could not pronounce the name of the band.  The title of the cassette was Street Survivors. He said to me not to worry… Read More »

Squire By Fender Bullet – Review

I truly believe that many guitarists would love to own a Fender Stratocaster like that of David Gilmour of Pink Floyd,  Eric Clapton or Pete Townshend of the WHO.  The only thing that may hinder you or me is the price tag. It would take years of saving to purchase one. A standard Fender Stratocaster cost… Read More »

Learn How To Play a Guitar

I remember a few years ago when my son wanted to learn how to play a guitar. He would pick my guitar and tried to imitate me by strumming a chord. He really wanted to learn but could not produce any good sound no matter how he tried. I could tell that he really wanted… Read More »