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Deaf David
Deaf David
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Joined: Jul 13, 2005
Topics: 4 / Replies: 40
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RE: Paris Texas

I'm not sure exactly what quality about "Paris, Texas" you are seeking to find more of. If it is the otherworldly, chill up your spine aspect of it (...

17 years ago
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RE: St James Infirmary Blues

My 14 year old daughter has been learning St. James Infirmery on piano. It has to be a testament to a song from the early 20th century that a 21st ce...

17 years ago
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RE: Setting up guitars for slide....

My impression has always been that, when done properly, lap style and bottleneck are two different instruments, not just different options for holding...

17 years ago
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RE: Setting up guitars for slide....

The above advice about just going to heavier strings sounds right. Keep in mind that many people use a heavy metal slide (bronze is my favorite) for ...

17 years ago
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RE: Good learning sources

If you want to just get started on some basic slide tunes, I'd recommend the Stefan Grossman video, "Bottleneck Blues Guitar." It has some basic blue...

17 years ago
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RE: Korg tunner issue

I have one of the cheap Korg tuners and it does OK for regular guitars, but my resonator guitar makes it go nuts. Of course, I can hear it changing p...

18 years ago
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RE: Cigarbox guitars: waiting for Boz

Like all types of guitars (or any instrument) there is a wide range of quality to choose from. There are a few advantages, however:* Making your own ...

18 years ago
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RE: Check this guy out

I ran across some songs posted on Soundclick, under one of the blues categories, that had slide guitar and didgeradoo. I wonder if it was the same gu...

18 years ago
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RE: pedal steel primer

There are pretty easy, and inexpensive, ways to get recordings into digital form, even ones starting from old fashioned cassette tape recordings. Unf...

18 years ago
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RE: Oscar Schmidt OE40 Hollowbody Electric Guitar

I'm no guitar tech, by any means, but I've picked up some helpful hints along the way:* With a floating bridge (resonator buiscuit, archtop, or whatev...

18 years ago
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RE: Cigarbox guitars: waiting for Boz

Welcome Carol!!You know you've been wanting a CBG...

18 years ago
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RE: My slide version of Before you Accuse ME-REDONE

Sounds like you have it to me. That muting bit can be tricky, if you try to hard at it. It seems to just finally come by itself.Definitely take care...

18 years ago
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RE: pedal steel primer

Thanks for posting this information.Is there anyway you can put up some sound samples of what that thing can do?

18 years ago
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RE: Location, location, location

I missed you by 6 years :( I lived on HC mathis drive across from Noble Park. not alot of blues players in western Kentucky for some reason. Lou Get...

18 years ago
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RE: Location, location, location

Smokin' Dog,You lived in Paducah!!!!!I'm eight miles east of Paducah, between Smithland and Ledbetter. Dang, I wish you were still around, I don't kn...

18 years ago
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