How I Taught Myself to
Play the Guitar

Want to know how to teach yourself to play the guitar?

I taught myself to play the guitar when I was just 14 years old. In this video, I explain how I taught myself to play guitar, and how you can too!


Hi there, I'm Lydia!

I'm a singer/songwriter, worship leader, and host of the Rustic Songbird podcast. I teach independent musicians and songwriters about writing, recording and releasing their own music.

Here on the blog, you'll find songwriting tips, guitar tutorials, music gear reviews, and inspiration to take your music to the next level.

I'm so glad you're here!

Welcome to my blog!




Recent Posts:

  1. Getting Started With Sync Licensing with Heather Evans

    Sep 20, 20 07:57 PM

    In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, host Lydia Walker interviews Heather Evans, about her experience getting TV placements with her songs.

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  2. What It's Like Working For A Record Label with Ellen Hogan

    Sep 14, 20 08:40 AM

    In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, host Lydia Walker interviews Ellen Hogan, about moving to Nashville to be in the music industry.

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  3. Songwriting Tips For Beginners with Sarah Spencer

    Sep 06, 20 03:18 PM

    In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, host Lydia Walker interviews Sarah Spencer, founder of SongFancy, about the best songwriting tips for beginners.

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My favorite acoustic guitar strings:

Elixir Light Nanoweb Guitar Strings: http://amzn.to/2qOqDv0