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What was the first song you learned to play?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by joke, Oct 17, 2001.


  1. joke

    joke

    Sep 17, 2001
    Hey everyone! I was just wondering what was the first song you guys learned to play?
     
  2. lo-end

    lo-end

    Jun 15, 2001
    PA
    "Otherside" by the Red Hot Chili Peppers. I learned it by ear.
     
  3. agyeman

    agyeman Member

    Mar 6, 2001
    I Wanna Be Adored - Stone Roses
     
  4. jazzbo

    jazzbo

    Aug 25, 2000
    San Francisco, CA
    Tippi Toes - The Meters




    (off to MISC.)
     
  5. Gabu

    Gabu

    Jan 2, 2001
    Lake Elsinore, CA
    The first song I learned was Wild Thing by the Troggs. This was followed very closely by Wipeout (by Surfias?).

    Yesterday, I learned When I Come Around by Green Day. I'm digging it because, I don't typically do any hammer ons/pull offs. But it's been a great starter exercise for me in that. :D
     
  6. du duuuuu du du du dunaa na na naanaaa na na naaaaaaa:rolleyes: IRON MAN:D
     
  7. Comakazi

    Comakazi

    May 3, 2001
    Midwest US
    Sweet Child 'O Mine!!!

    Oh yea, baby! Rock 'n roll!!!:D :rolleyes:
     
  8. Ívar Þórólfsson

    Ívar Þórólfsson Mmmmmm... Supporting Member

    Apr 9, 2001
    Kopavogur, Iceland
    "Smells like teen spirit" with Nirvana
     
  9. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Dire Straits - Sultans of Swing :eek:
     
  10. "D'you Know What I Mean" - Oasis
     
  11. Chasarms

    Chasarms Casual Observer

    May 24, 2001
    Bettendorf, IA USA
    Paranoid, Black Sabbath. I think.
     
  12. jazzbo

    jazzbo

    Aug 25, 2000
    San Francisco, CA
    So far 11 songs have been listed. I've only ever heard of 2 of them.
     
  13. Chasarms

    Chasarms Casual Observer

    May 24, 2001
    Bettendorf, IA USA
    Which two?
     
  14. jazzbo

    jazzbo

    Aug 25, 2000
    San Francisco, CA
    Sweet Child O' Mine and Smells Like Teen Spirit.
     
  15. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    California
    Rock around the clock, Johnny B. Goode, Whole lotta shakin' goin' on, Kansas City, Dizzy Miss Lizzy, Money (That's what I want), Bad Boy, Matchbox, Stormy Monday, Boom boom boom boom, Rock n' Roll Music and about a thousand others - all at once!

    Actually, I learned that Generic I-IV-V7 blues/rock progression. :D
     
  16. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    California
    You don't know Sultans of Swing??

    That song was huge! You just don't remember it.

    If it's any consolation, out of the eleven originals, I only know these three.:)
     
  17. jazzbo

    jazzbo

    Aug 25, 2000
    San Francisco, CA
    Can you hum a few bars.
     
  18. You don't know Wild thing or Iron Man. :rolleyes: That's just not right.
     
  19. First songs I learned to play were:

    "We Gotta Get Out of This Place" - Animals
    "Honky Tonk Woman" - Stones
    "Blister in the Sun" - Violent Femmes
     
  20. the first thing I taught myself was AC/DC's "Dirty Deeds". the first tune I was taught: "Hungry Like the Wolf" by Duran Duran. my teacher didn't want me to lock myself into one style, so he made me learn a blatant pop tune. there isn't a day that goes by that I don't thank him for instilling the value of an open mind in me.