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Good times ever since. :)
One entire day out of the week, people watch tv? That's crazy.
I have never really liked using them/knew really what I was doing before.
Eventually, needs led me to drumming but I also found my dad's old acoustic guitar in early high school and started playing along to some Plankeye and other bands I was listening to on Tooth and Nail records at the time. Because I knew a little about music, things started clicking together regarding chord shapes and barre chords.
I kept it up on my own and eventually started playing a borrowed electric guitar on Sunday mornings and drums with the youth on Wednesday nights. My first semester of college I walked into the local guitar shop, saw my dream looking guitar (it was a blue sparkle Les Paul styled Epiphone) and the rest is history. Been playing ever since.
I can't say that a particular guitarist drew me in, I just had a desire to play music and get it out.
Incidentally, that beautiful blue sparkle guitar that I dreamed about but had never seen until I walked into that music store on that fateful day was stolen from the church 3 months after I got it. The one time I left it at church overnight for a New Year's eve service, they break in a steal my new baby.
I got a replacement (Betsy - an Epiphone semi hollow elite f hole. I've had her 10 years now) but it was quite the bummer. One day, I will have a blue sparkle guitar again. One day.