- Start playing guitar. Acoustic, electric, it doesn’t matter.
- Keep playing for (checks calendar) thirty years (Jeebus, really?). Get comfortable at whatever level of skill you manage to achieve.
- Acquire a 12-string.
Here’s something fun: overplayed guitar store songs. I’ll admit that I’m guilty of #1 and #4 on this list, although I tend to think that #4 is doing a public service. The other songs on the list I’ve never actually learned. “But Jason, what do you play at the guitar store?” I’m glad you asked! In no particular order:
On bass I have a shorter list:
In fact, I’m going to play some of these right now.