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    Re: Top 5 Sam Bush tracks

    Try Laps in Seven andCircles AroundMe for 2 greatalbums and then any of his New Grass Revival albums. Might grab an Emmylou Harris from the80’s when Sam was I her Hot Band. Top 5.....Gold...
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    Re: Number 99 and 100

    Really nice Mark. I bet they sound as good as they look. Miss seeing you at Fret ShopJam.
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    Re: Top three favorite Bill Monroe tunes.

    Big Sandy
    Kentucky Waltz
    Kentucky Mandolin
    But it is real hard to narrow to 3. Footprints in the Snow should be there too.
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    Re: Info on Poe Mandolins

    You will not be disappointed. I have Poe F #71...probably his last F build. 3 years old and just buzzing. I had a 2 pt of his that got me the bug and I sold my Gibson F5G to get that one made....
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    Re: Guitar and Mandolin Duos

    The Whitstein Brothers.
  6. Thread: G Chord

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    Re: G Chord

    Wouldn't say if playing bluegrass you need to be a snare drum...not me. Get a snare if that's what you want,but I play bluegrass and if that was all I did was chop I would get a drum. Play the way...
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    Re: Sierra Hull IBMA

    So what we have is more of a "popularity" contest rather than a true top mandolin player? No knock on Sierra but no way is she any better than the others mentioned, Sam, Ronnie, Wayne, etc. and so...
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    Re: Gibson F5 Custom advice?

    One thing you might consider is that it seems like the Gibsons tend to lose their value more so than the individual builders. People tend to want to pay less for the Gibsons , it seems, than say an...
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    Re: Gibson F5 Custom advice?

    I actually have one listed in classifieds and they are excellent mandolins. I would definitely try one or at least obtain one with the understanding you can return if not satisfied.
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    Re: Your favortite duet albums?

    Found that album in antique store down south in Alabama for $3. Got it home and pulled out record...Jethro and Red had both signed inside sleeve What a find and record. I would add brother duets...
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    Re: your mandolin ownership history

    Sometime in the early 60's, my Dad got me a Stella which I then traded up for a Harmony....then we really went up and traded for a 1918 Gibson A oval hole. That was it for me until the need for...
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    Re: Alan Jackson at the Station Inn

    Well, sorry gotta go with grassroot philosopher on this one. That's two different opinions outta MO., so somebody else Show-me. What about Ronnie Bowman? Just to make an inference here, they don't...
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    Re: Free V-Picks - Right Here

    I'm all in!
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    Re: Top Five Mandolin CDs?

    Here goes... Bluegrass Mandolin Extravaganza
    Doyle Lawson- Tennessee Dreams
    Alan Bibey & Wayne Benson-Mandolin Chronicles
    Jethro Burns-Bye Bye...
  15. Re: Any bluegrass in panama city beach fl june 8 thru 15

    The Music Barn, 15 miles north of PC, has jams, I believe on Sunday evenings. Check out the Gulf Coast Bluegrass Ass. website for info. You could always start one at Club LaVela?
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    Re: Cafe members you'd like to meet.

    It would be great to meet all members, but realistically I would say it would be ones that were in close proximity, F2 Dave, Rex Hart, and even Scott. Althoug I did meet Bernie Daniel at a jam in...
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    Re: Chris Hillman at the Library of Congress

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    What venue did you order from? I think the old album "last of the red hot burritos" had the Al Perkins and Byron Berline crew on it but soem of the same songs. that's a must have for all us...
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    Lonesome River Band...Chronology I......gets betternbetter.
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    Re: A Bit of a Vent...

    I have never understood the "chop" issue with bluegrass. I can do the dsame thing by completely covering up the strings or better yet, just get a snare drum. If you are just going to keep a beat,...
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    Re: Beaumont Rag- is there a standard key?

    Only key I ever heard it in was D. My Dad was a fiddler and that's where he always played it....so that was the key.
  21. Re: What is your favorite summer festival to attend?

    Starvey Creek in July and September! Not sure which I like better, but I tend to lean towards the fall one.
  22. Re: If you could play Mandolin for anyone's band, who would it be

    Country Gentlemen from the 70's...Waller, Emerson, Yates, and....me.
  23. Re: If You could own only one Mandolin.........................

    I'll go with my Kicker. Get's better all the time.
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    Re: Confused on Loars

    But anyways.....back to the reason the Loars are held in high esteem, is sound/value. With very little set-up, these are nice sounding mandolins for the price. Being built over seas, they tend to be...
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    Re: Michael Kelly Dragonfly Flame question

    I have one from 2007 that has good sound but I sure would play it before I bought it. I'm sure it will need a set-up to be right.
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