Is learning slide guitar supposed to be so hard? Darn, I can't seem to get anything out that sounds good. I'm learning on a guitar that has the tallest action and all I get is fret clacking. I understand that a higher action is preferable but I also understand that Derek Trucks has a low action and he does rather well. Once in a while something will sound pretty nice but I don't know what I did to get it. Any good pointers to learning? Maybe you just have to be born to slide.