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Hi, also 1 more question.  If I have a guitar riff that has these notes-

A-------------------------
E--0--6--0--0-------------

Then another band has these notes-
A----------------------
E--0---6---0------------

Should I just use the riff I wrote anyways?  The other band plays their riff a little slower, than what I wrote.  They hold the notes for a bit longer than I do, in this riff.

Thanks,
Sarah

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Hey Sarah,

Thanks for writing! Of course you can use those notes or chords and don't ;et anyone tell you differently! For every song you've ever heard, there are at least ten other songs that use similar chords. Don't worry about what anyone else is doing when it comes to your own songs. You wrote them from your heart and soul which makes them unique to you! Happy holidays and stay in touch. I'd love to hear your songs when you record them...Johnny

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Johnny Genocide

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I can answer questions regarding playing, guitar models, guitar construction, amplifiers, effects, starting a band, recording and touring. As the Guitarist and singer for No Alternative I have recorded a number of albums, singles and CDs as well as extensive touring. I can also answer questions about starting a band and recording.

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I have been a guitar player for 26 years. I play and tour with No Alternative. With a number of CDs out there are also 14 bands that have recorded my songs.

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ASCAP

Publications
Can You Hear Me, Live at the Deaf Club (With KGB) SF Underground, Subterranean Records (No Alternative) Backtracks, Subterranean Records (No Alternative) Lifeline/No Alternative, Bull Dog Records (No Alternative) Johnny Got His Gun, Wingnut Records (No Alternative) SF Nights, Bachuus Archives (No Alternative)

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B.S., Organic Chemistry

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