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:

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    Mar 01, 21 06:44 PM

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  2. Grand Finale Celebrating 100 Episodes with Lydia Walker & DarleneRaye

    Feb 26, 21 06:39 AM

    In the final episode, host Lydia Walker and podcast manager DarleneRaye wrap up the 100th episode of the podcast and talk about highlights of creating the show.

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  3. How To Find Opportunities In The Music Industry with Lydia Walker

    Feb 21, 21 04:42 PM

    In this solo episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, host Lydia Walker shares resources for independent musicians to find opportunities in the music industry.

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My favorite acoustic guitar strings:

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