Playing guitar is one of most popular instrument here in the Philippines. Why not? In Philippine tradition, guitar is mainly used to serenade a woman. Men composes a song and dedicate it to the woman he loves that is why up to now, playing guitar is the best way to express emotion. Almost in all places you can see lots of Filipinos playing it. Even when you are walking on streets you can find people pluck chords and sing their favorite song. Playing guitar is also one way to bond together with friends and know how each other life is going.
Although there are different kinds of guitar available in the market, most common type is electric guitar. From the name itself, it is a guitar on which sound produces come from electrical means so to make it powered electricity is needed. Unlike other types, electric guitar is easier to play. Holding the chord is easier and the strings are much softer that is why plucking the strings won’t hurt your fingers. Also, learning the barre chords are easier because the strings are light. And since it is electric driven, you can plug headphones into amplifier so you won’t bother your household. So, if you are a beginner and dreaming to be a legendary guitarist, start with playing electric guitar now!