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    Re: Musician Jokes

    What was the last thing the drummer said before he got fired from the band?

    'I've written this song, and I think we should do it.'
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    Re: Renfro Valley Barn Dance Crew

    Absolutely classic - THANKS for sharing!
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    Re: "The Kentucky" vs. "Kentucky"

    Mystic - that is one SWEEEEET looking mandolin!
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    Re: Post A picture of your favorite "A" model

    I have to stop reading this thread . . . it has caused me to start looking at the Classifieds again . . . .
  5. Re: Gibson threatening the mandolin and guitar luthier community

    Why on earth would you NOT want somebody to play your guitars on television, movies, videos, etc.? Hello - free advertising! Remember back in the late-60 or early-70's when Fender made the head...
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    Re: My first mandolin

    Nice work - congratulations!
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    I had to laugh to myself as I was watching the video and thinking; 'If they are really concerned about originality, maybe they should start by putting an end to making the Epiphone Staratocaster and...
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    Re: 3 hours of practice a day?

    I have to admit to being extremely lucky in this regard. The landlord of the building where I work has given me free practice/rehearsal/studio space in the building for the past 23 years - so at...
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    Re: 3 hours of practice a day?

    I have always considered noodling to be a part of practicing, because that is where a large portion of new ideas come from.

    From the stories that I have heard, Richards is like Hendrix - you...
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    Re: Expensive mandolins

    During my first 15 years of playing I lucked into several very nice acoustic and electric guitars - none of which cost me more than $150. During that time I swore that $150 would remain my budget...
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    Re: We're not so weird...

    My latest craze has been Game Used Sports Memorabilia . . . here is a partial photo . . .

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    Re: An extra finger can be incredibly handy

    Ask these folks:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xNkdF5A5Feg
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    Re: Expensive mandolins

    Long story short - I have always wanted to get the mandolin tone that Bill Bolick had with the Blue Sky Boys. Several months ago I was digging through some old cassette tapes and found one that...
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    Re: 3 hours of practice a day?

    I think Louise hit it right on the head.

    In my younger days it was not unusual for me to practice 6-8 hours a day . . . and if I had a day off from work, I might practice 12 or 14 hours. (You...
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    Re: Chillin' by the pool on father's day...

    Best job I ever had . . . being a dad!
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    Re: Are Lilliputians allowed to sell on ebay?

    I very distinctly remember some very laughable airbrush jobs on more than a few cards back in the 70's. It seems like in recent years it doesn't matter any more - I see plenty of cards nowadays with...
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    Re: We're not so weird...

    VERY impressive . . . .
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    Well, no wonder he plays guitar, violin and mandolin . . . he lives in the country where the hills are alive with the sound of music, with the songs they have sung for a thousand years!


    Sorry -...
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    Re: Did Elvis prefer the scroll?

    Any idea what that thing is?
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    Re: We're not so weird...

    Oh - this thread has my name written all over it.

    I fully admit to having an addictive personality and ever since I was a little kid I have collected a vast variety of things - from sports cards,...
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    Re: Post A picture of your favorite "A" model

    No photo at the moment - just this quick 30-second video:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HeBMkN5YcC8
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    Re: The day the music burned

    A half-million classic masters - gone. I can't help but wonder how future generations of pressings are going to be happen. Digital files?

    Wouldn't you would have thought that stuff like that...
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    Re: Kentucky Mandolins

    This link should be helpful . . . .

    https://www.mandolincafe.com/forum/threads/133969-REVIEW-Kentucky-KM-272

    and perhaps this video too . . . .

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HeBMkN5YcC8
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    Re: Storage: Case vs Hanging on the Wall

    I now keep all my instruments in cases.

    About 25 years ago I had a nice collection of Rickenbacker guitars that I used to keep on stands in my rehearsal studio . . . not realizing that the...
  25. Re: My bowlback collection - story and pictures...

    I love 'collection' pictures . . . thanks for sharing the pics and the stories.
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