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  1. Re: What kind of mandolin is Johnny Winter playing in this photo?

    Whatever it is, I just love the strap button sticking out of the scroll.
  2. Re: Shocking news!

    Prayers, C.J.
  3. I just watched the 9 minute video. Simply...

    I just watched the 9 minute video. Simply terrific. The testimonials and thoughts of the mandolin/bluegrass greats featured in it were wonderful.

    Well done!
  4. Way to go, Scott! One nit to pick: Tennessee...

    Way to go, Scott!

    One nit to pick: Tennessee Dream was released in 1977...a great LP, notwithstanding.
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    Re: I don't like F styles. Anyone else?

    Many years ago at Bass Mtn. festival, a guy had an F-5, built without the 2 points. It was made by one of the NC builders, Bob Shue perhaps. It was lighter than a typical F-5, with very smooth and...
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    Re: Forest and Kate O'Connor - Sound of Silence

    Lovely, indeed.

    Do you think the singular (i.e., Sound) is deliberate?
  7. Thread: Jethro Live

    by AlanN
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    Re: Jethro Live

    Have the vinyl.
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    Re: Mile Twelve win an IBMA Award

    I dig this band.
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    Re: 7th fret: 3rd or 4th fingers?

    I just checked this on Jethro's Flickin' My Pick and I follow this strategy.
  10. Thread: Jp cormier

    by AlanN
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    Re: Jp cormier

    Here he is with Ray Legere on a trad tune.
  11. I remember you telling me this tragic story,...

    I remember you telling me this tragic story, Niles. Tommy bought my Monteleone GA shortly before the accident.
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    Re: Cherokee Shuffle - Emory Lester

    Emory...so good. His playing dazzles, is inherently musical, humorous and lovely.
  13. Re: Today in Mandolin History - September 12, 1959, John McGann b

    Fortunate to have been alive during John's time. He was a special cat who is still revered today.
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    Re: How Is This Played On The Mandolin?

    Yes, at least for the first line:

    I'd rather be in some dark hollow...mostly around a D note.
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    Re: How Is This Played On The Mandolin?

    Here you go:




    Basically, he's playing scalar patterns revolving around the melody. The song is in G, so where the vocal is "..be in some dark hollow", be is an open D note (3rd string), his...
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    Re: Old Marty Stuart pics

    That'd be Paul Warren.
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    Re: Old Marty Stuart pics

    Great pics. Marty had neck wear back then, too. Kenny I. in there, also.
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    Re: Philphool, Phil Goodson, passes :(

    I met and picked with Phil one time, at a High Lonesome Strings jam in the G'boro area, I remember Bob Altman was there with some mandolins that Phil and I ogled over. He was a kind, humble soul.
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  19. Re: What are your favorite albums featuring mandolin?

    Me like this
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    Re: James Tailpiece Review

    I replaced the Gibson F-9 tailpiece with a James. Perfect fit and perfect application.
  21. Good article on this fellow, touches on all of...

    Good article on this fellow, touches on all of the cool areas. He has a very stylistic approach to the mandolin.
  22. Re: What are your favorite albums featuring mandolin?

    Speaking of Sideman Sam, this break off Berserkely (Markology, 1979) has thrilled for decades, so much so that I had John McGann work his transcription magic on it.
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    Re: "Bernie's tune" for mandolin( tabs & solo)

    Lovely groove on this.

    Bernie's Tune is quoted by The Legendary One in Jethro's Tune
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Imk_AVONb1Q
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    BitChute question

    Wasn't sure where to park this, so...

    Anyone have advice on a program to use for grabbing bitchute videos and converting/saving to .mp3? Youtube vids are no problem, I use this one,...
  25. Re: Article: Tales from the Pandemic: New Location and Owner for

    Uplifting story in times where an uplift is greatly appreciated.

    Late last year, I purchased a mandolin from Fiddler's Green, my contact resource was Ben. He was pleasant, efficient and committed...
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