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Old 2003-12-15, 01:42
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i been playing guitar only for 1 month and i havent taken lessons and i have a question. when a tab says to bend a note a half step ( 1 fret up )
does that mean strike the note, bend it , then while its still ringing slide up
1 fret ?? i know this question is really newbie but any help is appreciated.
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Old 2003-12-15, 08:37
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nah lol...
when it says to bend 1/4th of a note, you bend it a little bit, and when it says to bend it 1/2, you bend it a lot
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Old 2003-12-15, 08:56
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More accuratly, it means to bend up to that 1/2 up note. So bending 4^5 doesn't mean bend 4 then slide to 5 it means bend 4 so that its the exact same note as 5. So hit the 5th note, see what it sounds like and bend the 4th note until it sounds identical.
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Old 2003-12-16, 12:04
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