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Cappuccino Electric guitar as a solo instrument (56* d) RE: Electric guitar as a solo instrument 27 Nov 18

As I recall, Andres Segovia called the electric guitar 'an abomination'. But then he could play a bit! And the classical player John Williams had no problem with using a Les Paul in Sky.
At my level, I too play an Epiphone (the 339, smaller-body semi-acoustic) and I find it is quite remarkably good for fingerpicking. Beats my Fender Strat hands down for that, so I say 'go for it!'
I always found the difference between acoustic and electric guitars to be similar to the first time you try and drive a car... at first, it's not clear who's in control or who's controlling the power. Then when you realise it will do what you tell it to, you're off!
Will Fly has got it all correct. Go on, do it!
- Cap

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