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Are You Learning to Play Songs or Learning to Play Guitar?

There's a constant battle in the pedagogy of guitar—technique versus music (songs).Specifically, there are many who play guitar for the sole purpose of learning songs by other artists, and then there are guitarists who advance their skills by focusing on a technique- and theory-based approach.Many students have come to me over years with the same problem; they can play a few songs (and perhaps... …