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Old 05-07-2013, 12:11 PM
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Default Re: When learning songs, do you actually memorize the number of bars in each part, or do you go by f

Like most others in here, I learn the song and take cues from the guitar parts etc. That said, for specific songs, and usuaklly before I have played them enough to gain muscle memory (or even just comfort) I will count bars. The outro of Boulevard of Broken Dreams, which we started playing quite recently is 4 groups of 6 bars with a staccato ending that needs to be counted to be accurate.
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