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Soooooo, I had two practice sessions today. I'm still working on speed, but I think I might need to slow it down a touch. Jimmy Eat World - The Middle? Machine gun fast plucking. Ow!!

Oh, well...two steps forward, one step back.

Rapid-fire plucking is a little too much like typing, and I have serious repetitive stress injury in my hands and sometimes can't even flex my fingers properly.

I wear these heavy duty braces while typing so computer work isn't too bad, but wearing braces when I play can be awkward. I have smaller ones I can use for playing, but still...

I think I'm going to relax it for on some easier stuff. No attempts to advance. Just have some fun.

I don't want to blow out my hands - when that happens, I have to stand down for days.

Maybe just...

Cocaine by Eric Clapton
Hold Your Head Up by Argent
Spirit In The Sky by Norman Greenbaum

You know....slow and easy...

She don't lie, she don't lie, she don't lie....


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Updated 01-15-2012 at 01:19 PM by Elmeaux

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