#1
I enjoy playing rhythm guitar and I've gotten beyond the basic up down and up down skip up down. What is there beyond that? Like I here faster strums on some songs and I think they're eighth notes. How do you count that and anything else would be a help.
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#3
The way I count to eight to keep time is one-two-three-four-five-six-sev-en.
One-and-two-and-three-and-four-and... also works.
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#4
For eighth notes to count it to a beat just say under your breath (Or in you head):
beats in brackets are not played.

Whole note: 1 (2 3 4 )

Half note: 1 (2) 3 (4)

Quarter Note: 1 2 3 4

Eighth note: 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &

Does that make sense? Basically for an eighth note you play an extra note between each beat.
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#5
sometimes I hear people say " 1 e and a 2 ea and a", are those 16th notes
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#6
Yes.
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