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  1. Re: Where can I find a tutorial for new camptown races?

    Great link here! an Easy and an Advanced version where you can see both hands and played slowly!
  2. Re: my goodness, that Ellis F in the classifieds, geewhizzzz!!

    That torch and wire!! I'm over here whistlin' and hootin' like when a pretty lady walks past a construction site
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    Re: V-shaping a C or round shaped neck

    If you're up for a visit we should do some pickin'!
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    Re: V-shaping a C or round shaped neck

    Prestonsburg. Couple hours N of Big Stone Gap on 23
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    Re: V-shaping a C or round shaped neck

    Thanks Philpool. I already have speed neck so the finish has already been removed. Would you recommend taping the midline?
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    V-shaping a C or round shaped neck

    I have a round neck on a mandolin that I think I would like to V. Iím not sure how to do this and Im not sure if it is possible. Having played some thin V neck instruments lately I realize that...
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    Re: Help with rhythm

    The bold arrows in the uke patterns are down beats. That is helpful for learning various rhythms but is not a chop specific exercise.

    To the OP, if you have a bass player get in between his...
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    Re: Mandolins "Opening Up"

    To the OP, kudos for figuring out how to use the advanced search feature. I haven't had a lot of luck looking up things thru there as much as just googling stuff. I always enjoy reading other...
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    Big Family: The Story of Bluegrass Music

    Airing this Friday 8-30-19 nationwide on PBS.

    Big Family: The Story of Bluegrass Music from Kentucky Educational Television


    https://bigfamilyfilm.com/
  10. Re: When I Get My Reward, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

    Yep it's 3/4. Here's a Don Julin video about a basic waltz strum pattern. The pattern in When I Get My Reward is similar yet not as straight. Hope it helps. Good Luck!
  11. Re: Help! I can't hear the beat when I play a break

    I asked if you play all the instruments in the house because often times learning just a few things (maybe a chord or lick) on another instrument can be a big help. Perhaps dabble on some of the...
  12. Re: Help! I can't hear the beat when I play a break

    Is your family band you and your kids? Good for you! It will come. Can you play all the instruments in the house?
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    Re: Notation for Long Black Veil

    Here's a guitar tab with notation of the melody that should work just as well for mandolin. Good Luck!
  14. Thread: Clean picks

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    Re: Clean picks

    Same here
  15. Re: Cigar Humidor Discs for in-case humidification??

    Thanks Will and Mike! good info.. I actually don't smoke cigars but was given a few cigars and the disk was in the bag with them. From what I see online this disk resembles the "Joe Cool Cigar...
  16. Cigar Humidor Discs for in-case humidification??

    Has anyone used Cigar Humidor Discs for in-case humidification??
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    Re: quick key change question

    These are great questions.



    Yes, if you start Bill Cheatham on the 2nd fret of the G string you will be playing it in D.



    Again, if you start Red Haired Boy on the 2nd fret of the G you...
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    Re: Chord notation questions re + - and o

    https://mandolincafe.com/cgi-bin/chords/ch.pl?chord=Em6

    https://mandolincafe.com/pat/minor6.html

    These links are handy for various shapes. Some good minor 6s here.
    1-b3-5-6. So E-6 would...
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    Not seeing embedded videos

    New PC and I'm not seeing the videos that are embedded in the threads or in the social groups, like Song-a-week. It's just a blank area where the video is and nothing happens when clicked on. In the...
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    Re: Grateful Dead's - China Cat Sunflowew Lesson

    G Mixolydian is the fifth mode of C major. F lydian is the fourth mode of C major. Much of the Dead's music would be described as mixolydian. Maybe just learn it first and then if you must you can...
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    Re: Post A picture of your favorite "A" model

    I stole these pics off of an old thread about this one. I don't own this A-style but I certainly would love to. If it sounds anywhere near as good as it looks Ö well... Kudos to the lucky picker...
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    Re: His Name Was Judas - Larry Sparks

    His name was Judas, his Lord he did betray
    With a kiss upon his cheek he gave his Lord away
    He was forgiven, he could not bear the shame
    So he hung himself in the potters field
    Judas was his name...
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    Re: I need some serious help...

    Definitely go to youtube and listen to 5-10 versions of each of those tunes. This will build familiarity. Good Luck!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XZrZiDHLEC8
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  24. Re: Open chords vs closed chords for chops n chucks

    The lowest 2 courses G and D are going to give the best chop. That's where the meat is. Even if I finger an entire chop chord I focus the strike on these courses because in chopping I am going for...
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    Re: Another pick grip question

    Sierra has much smaller hands than Mike Marshall. I'm only throwing this in here because the comparison was made between the way these 2 professionals (masters) grip the pick. I do not mean to...
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