Can You Play Guitar With LONG Fingernails????

Can you play guitar with long fingernails – The answer is two fold. There are ways to play guitar with long fingernails and there are ways that long fingernails can actually be detrimental to your guitar playing. Let’s take a look in this quick Q&A video with Lauren Bateman.

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15 Comments

  1. Ted Gonzol on March 18, 2021 at 7:18 pm

    I would bet you could look into the camera on your next video and say "take out the garbage" and say it three times right after another. I would bet that would still sound Pleasant, and always with a genuine smile. Thank you

  2. 4everThoughtful on March 18, 2021 at 7:20 pm

    You’re absolutely the best!! I feel so good being able to (almost) smoothly transition between these chords. The transition between G and D is still a challenge but I’ve done in 3 weeks with you what I wasn’t able to do for 12 months in a face-to-face class. Thank you for being at the top of the game in teaching beginner guitar.

  3. Deb on March 18, 2021 at 7:28 pm

    I always wondered how Dolly Parton did it! πŸ˜‚

  4. The Weekend Online Radio Show on March 18, 2021 at 7:32 pm

    Long finger nails can effect your playing, though I have seen some people play that way, and play with no problem.

  5. tre Pi on March 18, 2021 at 7:39 pm

    Grande Lauren!

  6. Mark Grace on March 18, 2021 at 7:44 pm

    This is a question that I too have thought about but only on the picking hand. Good advice !!! Cheers

  7. Tata the human on March 18, 2021 at 7:46 pm

    Damn I gotta cut them now πŸ˜”

  8. John Harpin on March 18, 2021 at 7:48 pm

    How strange, I have recently started to learn, had more problems than usual yesterday when practicing. Cut my nails…much, much better…just have to improve my technique lol. Thanks for all your lessons and tips.

  9. Darren Oak on March 18, 2021 at 7:49 pm

    Great explanation, my fretting hand nails have to be kept short or it just doesn’t work for me

  10. Jon Melanson on March 18, 2021 at 7:50 pm

    How does Dolly do it?

  11. αž…αŸαž“αŸ’αž‘ αžŸαž»αž•αžΆαžŠαžΆαžŽαŸ on March 18, 2021 at 7:50 pm

    I wanna play guitar but I also wanna keep my nail long . Djdjdiisisissjhsjdiei

  12. Trading Live Online on March 18, 2021 at 7:57 pm

    Thank you! You must have heard my song I was playing last night……owwww…..oww….owwww!…oww..www *@!#!

  13. Frozen Shrimp on March 18, 2021 at 7:57 pm

    Does it mean if my fingernails is like the first type showed in the picture, I’ll never able to play guitar well? https://www.yourchineseastrology.com/palmistry/fingernail/
    Because even I cut my fingernails to the flesh, it’s still the nails touch the board first

  14. Ted Gonzol on March 18, 2021 at 7:57 pm

    Have not as yet reviewed all vids…Have you done anything with bar chords for folks like myself who’s fingers are"special needs fingers"….thanx again for being awesome

  15. brandon jones on March 18, 2021 at 8:02 pm

    You are so crisp…love you

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