#1
i need songs to learn and expand my musical vocabulary. i dont have money for cds every day, and dialup keeps me from downloading off the internet. is there some like walmart bargain bin i could maybe find something to learn in, or like anything? maybe suggest a cd or two that has a lot of songs on it to be good to learn different music but is good for learning even if you dont like the band? any ideas would help, because i dont want to get stuck with only a few influences, keeping my ability to make up music limited.
#2
Ask friends to burn cds for you.

Well, buy cds and ask friends if they can burn you copies of their cds.
#3
If you don't already own Jimi Hendrix's "Are You Experienced?" album, it has a lot of good guitar licks. Some are easy and others are not replicable, but it's a must own for all guitarists.

Another option is used CD stores.
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#4
If you want to expand your influences, why not start with the very root of most music today. That is the blues. A big plus is that since older (yet still amazing) blues cds are not in as high demand they are usually much cheaper. The other day i bought an amazing blues box set (5 cds) for like 10 bucks.
#5
bah, you dont need cd's anymore. just download 'Guitar-Pro.' it will take a couple of hours to download, but once you have it on your computer it's fast. just find the songs on UG, download them (takes a couple of seconds), and jam. each song has music that plays with it. just hit the green play button and you'll see the magic.
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#6
Here are some cd's you might find in a "walmart bargain bin," that are fairly easy to get into..... a lot of greatest hits and big name albums by classic, common bands....

Gun's 'n' Roses ~ Greatest Hits
Pearl Jam ~ Greatest Hits
RHCP~ Stadium Arcadium (its you avatar so I am assuming you allready have it), Californication
RATM~ The Battle of Los Angeles
Sublime ~ Greatest Hits
Nirvana ~ Nevermind, In Utero
Metallica ~ Master of Pupets, The Black Album
System of a Down ~ Toxicity
Radiohead ~ OK Computer
The Offspring ~ Greatest Hits
KoRn ~ Follow the Leader
Foo Fighters ~ In Your Hounor
Everlast ~ Whitey Ford Sings the Blues
Incubus ~ Make Yourself
Oasis ~ What's the Story, Morning Glory?
Disturbed ~ The Sickness

Like I said, a lot of common essntials and classics....
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