Search:

Page 1 of 40 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 1.00 seconds.

  1. Replies
    13
    Views
    2,967

    Re: Gibson F-5 Reference Book

    Welcome to the Cafe and best wishes to your monumental endeavor!
  2. Replies
    80
    Views
    15,923

    Re: New Gibson Bill Monroe Hall Of Fame Model?

    This deserves some pushback for the following reasons:

    1. You assume the contractual language between Gibson and Bill Monroe for the Monroe Model prohibits any future usage of the signature labels...
  3. Replies
    80
    Views
    15,923

    Re: New Gibson Bill Monroe Hall Of Fame Model?

    Great article in Bluegrass Today: Gibson Bill Monroe Hall of Fame Mandolin that gives more backstory and Gibson's production plans!
  4. Replies
    9
    Views
    2,088

    Re: Got me a Gold Rush.

    Congrats Brotha!
  5. Thread: Namm 2019

    by DataNick
    Replies
    75
    Views
    83,032

    Re: Namm 2019

    That Northfield F5 (4.0) has a real nice vintage vibe to it in its looks...would love to play one!
  6. Replies
    80
    Views
    15,923

    New Gibson Bill Monroe Hall Of Fame Model?

    Dennis Vance just posted this on Facebook with the caption
    "here's the new Gibson Bill Monroe Hall Of Fame Model"

    Let the wrangling begin!

    ...If for sale I LUST for one...LOL!

    174248
  7. Replies
    144
    Views
    33,984

    Re: Bluegrass Videos

    Not really Bluegrass, but Old Time Fiddle, and NMC, but worthy of posting

    Fiddler/Dancer Hillary Klug and Champion dancer Thomas Maupin perform the 8th Of January

    ...
  8. Replies
    144
    Views
    33,984

    Re: Bluegrass Videos

    The Master Fiddler: Kenny Baker


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TmiyNXgF_8I
  9. Replies
    144
    Views
    33,984

    Re: Bluegrass Videos

    Joe Val...Joe Val...Joe Val...Love me some Joe Val and his Loar!


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7f6P7QJtM1g
  10. Re: Bill Monroe's Mandolin: When Mr. Monroe was 21 years old

    Thread Bump:

    In reading Tom Ewing's incredible Monroe biography, he details when and how, and what re: the mandolin.

    It's a 1924 Gibson A4 Snakehead...read the book and he gives you all the...
  11. Re: Opinion about Gibson F-5G and F-9 new iterations

    Don's mandolin is a beauty, however for most of us it's unplayable!

    Come on Don, when are you going to stop using that wacky tuning so I can really check that thing out?...LOL!

    See ya at the...
  12. Thread: Chords

    by DataNick
    Replies
    73
    Views
    12,374

    Re: Chords

    Then there's: "Statistics is the art of torturing the data to make it confess to what you want it to"

    ...Back to the OP's concern, it seems that a fair amount of posters did reply in the context...
  13. Thread: Chords

    by DataNick
    Replies
    73
    Views
    12,374

    Re: Chords

    Good points Bernie and I agree in principle, however the difference in genre posts with bluegrass in the lead is not a statistically significant different one...meaning, no real difference there...
  14. Replies
    72
    Views
    11,138

    Re: Busking! who's gone and done it?

    Thanks Jill!

    Yeah, SoCal is in the 70s and sunny...I've spent some time in the Bay Area, so I know what you're dealing with...maybe an indoor spot would work for you like the BART stations (if not...
  15. Replies
    72
    Views
    11,138

    Re: Busking! who's gone and done it?

    Thread Bump:

    I went out today to our town big chain grocery store to do some casual busking. Fallbrook is a small town (40,000) in rural North County San Diego that advertises itself as "The...
  16. Replies
    26
    Views
    4,705

    Re: Gibson A5G info please.

    Righteo Mike!

    That one appears to be one of the "transitional" mandos that were brought by Weber and group from Bozeman to Nashville in Jan 97, and eventually completed there.
  17. Replies
    26
    Views
    4,705

    Re: Gibson A5G info please.

    Nashville label with that serial number = March 31, 1998, 2nd mandolin in production that day...
  18. Replies
    22
    Views
    4,934

    Re: Ricky Skaggs arm injury ?

    I tore my right biceps tendon at the elbow joint insertion 8 years ago...almost a complete tear, the orthopod said that the MRI showed that it was hanging by a thread. He didn't want me doing...
  19. Replies
    144
    Views
    33,984

    Re: Bluegrass Videos

    Hotdog Darrell Webb!

    This is THE Bluegrass Music!


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l3jHGXCCIWM&feature=youtu.be
  20. Replies
    211
    Views
    50,689

    Re: Bill Monroe Videos

    Live And Let Live with guest Roland White...late 80s


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DJASn33EpfE
  21. Re: Guitar-maker Gibson Brands files for bankruptcy

    I don't know where you get this from but the quality of Gibson mandolins from the Bozeman era to the current David Harvey era has been attested to as ranging from very good to excellent; and the...
  22. Replies
    144
    Views
    33,984

    Re: Bluegrass Videos

    Uploaded another video to my YouTube channel, put a copyright disclaimer notice in it so we'll see...

    Bluegrass Cardinals with a stellar lineup including Herschel Sizemore and Don Rigsby...
  23. Replies
    17
    Views
    3,309

    Re: Gibson History - Montana Division years

    1. I believe Flatiron mandolins used the mortise-tenon joint from the beginning. The screw (bolt) may have been a Carlson modification; I really don't know, but I suggest you call Steve and ask him....
  24. Replies
    17
    Views
    3,309

    Re: Gibson History - Montana Division years

    OK, where do I begin?....

    I started this thread Montana Gibson Mandolin Specifications in 2014 around this time specifically to get as much info as possible on this era of Gibsons. Of particular...
  25. Thread: Gibson A5L

    by DataNick
    Replies
    19
    Views
    5,028

    Re: Gibson A5L

    Though Larry Barnwell signed your A5L, he was not involved in building it. He was the "Administrator" of the Gibson plant in Bozeman at the time (94-95), and among other things, periodically, signed...
Results 1 to 25 of 1000
Page 1 of 40 1 2 3 4