Shelby Earl has some advice for anyone wondering whether they should learn the guitar: just do it.

The Seattle-based singer-songwriter stops in for an Acoustic Guitar Session to talk about picking up the guitar as a 30-something, offer insight on singing while playing, and deliver a rare live performance of her song “Mary,” which she describes as “part ghost story, part love story.”


For more on Shelby, check out her website.

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