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    Re: Bach -- played on a WHAT?

    As usual, Bo knows....


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TdJDtkMIpQQ
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    Re: First song to learn on mandolin

    This old favorite is a good one to start out with.

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    Re: This weeks mandolin that won't get a bid or buyer

    No mandolin content, but a $450 Marine Band harmonica makes you stop and think....

    https://westernmass.craigslist.org/msg/d/granby-antique-hohner-marine-band-harp/7172081977.html

    Used...
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    Re: I Want to Be Happy

    Maybe I shouldn't have listened on my transistor radio ?!? :)
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    Re: I Want to Be Happy

    Great performance. I wish you could hear the bass better.
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    Re: What are your go-to crowd pleasers?

    I get a lot of requests for Beyond The Sea and After You've Gone.
  7. Thread: Sierra and Sam

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    Re: Sierra and Sam

    Now I have the Murphy's Oil Soap jingle stuck in my head.
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    Re: Today's Freudian Slip

    Oops, never mind.. headline corrected.
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    Today's Freudian Slip

    For those who think "The Loar" may be a bit of a deceptive brand name... Freudian Slip?
  10. Re: I have read other threads and i am still confused- newbie man

    This is what I would go for. A good step up from a Rogue and others of that ilk.

    (Interestingly, when I bought one of these in 2012 as my first mandolin, it went for $150.)
  11. Re: Has Anyone Received Stimulus Check? (Possible Mandolin Conten

    Yeah, this. My haircutter could use a helping hand. And our petsitter. And our house cleaners. Not to mention the guys at the local music store...:)
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    Re: Bucky Pizzarelli

    A master of chord work. This one really stings.

    I was fortunate enough to see Bucky accompanying Stephane Grappelli at Jordan Hall in Boston... some time in the 90s I think... Stephane was in a...
  13. Thread: Musician quotes

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    Re: Musician quotes

    “To play a wrong note is insignificant; to play without passion is inexcusable.”
    ― Ludwig van Beethoven
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    Re: Snacks for Super Bowl party

    And sleep in a hollow log?
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    Re: Help! YouTube blocked my video

    What you are running into is "Hotel California Auto-Block." Similar to "Wagon Wheel Auto-Block." No more renditions are allowed.
  16. Thread: Woodstock

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    Re: Woodstock

    Guilty as charged.
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    Re: How do you clean your mandolin?

    Cold water, gentle cycle, tumble dry.
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    Re: Arthritis pain relief

    You can get Voltaren in the U.S. with a prescription. I've found it helpful.
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    Re: Waterloo Mandolin Released

    Boy howdy.
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    Re: arthritis in my left hand

    I have arthritis in the right thumb. Hitting the strings with a flatpick can be painful. Cortisone shots have helped some. Also there's some stuff called Voltaren gel for topical application that...
  21. Thread: I Don't Do Tab

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    Re: I Don't Do Tab

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J2oEmPP5dTM&list=RDJ2oEmPP5dTM&start_radio=1
  22. Re: This old Merle Travis song has the most amazing mandolin play

    Agreed. Definitely has some of that Les Paul-style trickery going on. I wouldn't assume it's a mandolin.
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    Re: Mandocaster sighting!

    Well Tim, you have driven me to Wikipedia. Who knew Mamie was still around! (and she worked for Nixon's re-election, and George Harrison accidentally threw a drink on her.)
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    Re: Are Lilliputians allowed to sell on ebay?

    Whatever it is, that guy is having way too much fun. I guess he is "feeling good and excellent while holding it."
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    Re: Storage: Case vs Hanging on the Wall

    Humpty was pushed!
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