"@Walt, a "cheat" that I'm kind of fond of for the D/F# is to use my second finger onthe 3rd string and use my first finger on the 6th string. Then I either mute the 1st string with the backside of my third finger, or I use my pinkie…"
"In case you mused it, Andy, what Phil said that answers your question is that yes, you are correct in that it just makes it sound different.
Sometimes you have to be a little careful about this kind of thing. Using the D chord example, adding the…"
"I've heard of that site before, but I don't have any firsthand knowledge of it. The best thing to do, imo, is to just get started. Ask for help with the things you can learn from others, and always keep in mind that the primary…"
"Yes, the first step is to just do it. And ask lots of questions along the way. Communities like this are priceless for that, and some of the best guitar teachers I've ever associated with are in this forum.
If you're wanting to…"
"Hi, Jason! There was one thing that I was told by countless others before is started teaching that didn't ever sink in until after I finally got started -- you are ready to start as son as you feel like teaching.
Here's the thing that it…"
"The pattern is meaningless if you are using the formula. The pattern is based on the formula, not the other way around. Knowing the pattern only allows you to play the pattern. This is great for the beginnings, but the formula is…"