advice sought: guitar for 15 YO beginner?
swarner at nc.rr.com
Thu Aug 26 15:07:57 EDT 2004
I agree that you must have a playable instrument that will stay in tune.
Anything less than that makes learning very difficult.
The old Fender Squiers that were made in Japan from '83-'87 are wonderful
instruments. They can be had for $300 or so. They made both Stratocasters
and Telecasters. But the Teles seem less plentiful these days.
Anyhoo... I suspect that there are many, many folks with more suggestions to
----- Original Message -----
From: "jane" <witten at email.unc.edu>
To: <ch-scene at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Thursday, August 26, 2004 2:03 PM
Subject: advice sought: guitar for 15 YO beginner?
> ok, i've got a co-worker, whose
> son wants to learn to play guitar.
> co-worker is willing to spend about
> $300 on an electric guitar (guitar
> alone, not including cost of amp).
> co-worker does not play guitar, and
> has no guitar playing friends to ask
> for advice. i'm a bit concerned
> that he might waste his money on a
> guitar with bad tone or action, one
> that would discourage his son before
> he even begins to learn ... any
> words of wisdom that anyone can give?
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