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    What were the first songs you learned how to play?

    What were the first songs you learned on guitar? Compiling a big list for use with my students! I think my first tunes were... Folsom Prison Blues (Johnny Cash), House of the Rising Sun (Animals), Last Kiss (Pearl Jam), Undone (The Sweater Song) (Weezer).... lots of others i have forgotten!

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    Sunshine of Your Love, House of the Rising Sun, Nothing Else Matters and Black Night are the first ones I remember learning properly...
    "The greatest power one may possess -- in any situation -- is simply not to care what happens.

    "In fact, it's the only power, all others being a semblance and mockery of it. But you must also not care about possessing the power itself. So fuck it."

    Thomas Ligotti

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    I honestly dont remember!
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    -rhcp -
    'my friends'

    -foo fightiers-
    'monkey wrench'
    ". . . . . . . ."

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    Rainbow in the Dark

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    Sweet Leaf
    For Whom the Bell Tolls
    Electric Wizard

    First song I ever learned all the way through (I played bass before I played guitar) was,

    [VIDEO]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w0o_31-4DNU]Deep Purple - Sail Away - YouTube[/VIDEO]

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    Come as you are - Nirvana
    Dammit - Blink 182
    About a Girl - Nirvana
    Bombtrack - Rage Against the Machine

    Those are the first few I can remember actually learning.

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    Doobie Brothers - China Grove

    Then was surfer music, The Ventures - Pipeline and Out Of Limits. The Beach Boys...

    Hands are the voice...

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