Let me tell you a story.
Shortly after college, I was just
getting started in my guitar career.
I was pretty much obsessed with Hendrix
and my dream was to play amazing leads
Then one day, my roomate came in with
a couple of his buddies and they saw
me with the guitar.
They said “Hey Claude, play us a song.”
What?? A song??
Man, I felt like a deer looking into
I had gotten so used to playing leads
and scales that I almost forgot
what a song was.
I WAS IN A STATE OF INTENSE FEAR!
After bumbling around for a minute,
I’m pretty sure I was able to remember
at least one song, but man…
I never wanted to be in that position
I suddenly realized the power of
having a solid repertoire that
you can tap into at anytime…
and how cool it is to be able
to play something that your
friends and family can enjoy.
So a word to the wise:
Don’t get caught with your pants
down, unable able to play tons
of killer songs 🙂
Follow this advice and you’ll
thank me later!
And I’ve got just the ticket
for you. Check it out:
P.S. Whenever I get a guest (especially a woman) to come over to
my house and they see the guitars, The first thing they ask
is “Can you play (insert popular song)?)
I’ve never had a girl ask me “Can you play an epic lead please?”
If you want to win the girl — learn popular songs.
Get your hands on “The Ultimate Guitar Song Collection Volume 2”