Search:

Page 1 of 2 1 2

Search: Search took 1.00 seconds.

  1. Replies
    29
    Views
    4,577

    Re: Dylan on bluegrass in the New York Times

    What I discerned from that was - Bob Dylan hasn't really listened to a lot of Blue Grass.
  2. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,850

    Re: 2 way truss rod for a mandola

    Not sure what you mean by "the nut". The flat bar stock part faces up towards the fingerboard, often with a shallow filler strip glued in over the top. I think a 2-way truss rod is a good idea. I've...
  3. Replies
    4
    Views
    1,107

    Re: Gibson banjo mandolin

    There is probably a number “somewhere” but, finding it might require disassembly to see the inside of the heel, BUT, that’s not always true either, it’s a Gibson after all and there are no absolutes...
  4. Replies
    4
    Views
    1,107

    Re: Gibson banjo mandolin

    The tuners would suggest post c.1923. Does it have a number anywhere?
  5. Replies
    4
    Views
    1,107

    Re: Gibson banjo mandolin

    Yes. Most likely mid to late 20's.
  6. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,867

    Re: Reamer for Grover Tuner Bushings

    I have a file like counter sink that I use when drilling holes I don't want to split. I first use the counter sink to file a bevel on the hole larger than the drill bit I will be using (step drilling...
  7. Replies
    0
    Views
    906

    Blues, Stomps, & Rags #41

    R.W. Durden was a mandolin and banjo-mandolin player who recorded in Atlanta in 1931, with two guitar players, calling themselves The Three Stripped Gears. Terry Zwigoff says of their playing, "...
  8. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,577

    Re: “Mineola Rag”

    Great tune, Lappy. One of my favorites.

    Interesting fact about this tune: the earliest recorded version by the East Texas Serenaders was played in Eb. For some reasons this band loved the flat...
  9. Replies
    3
    Views
    1,866

    Re: “Jake’s Got A Bellyache”

    I loved it. Very nice song, nicely played!
  10. Replies
    3
    Views
    1,866

    Re: “Jake’s Got A Bellyache”

    Nice! I really like this tune and have been playing around with it myself. Erynn Marshall recorded it with The Haints Stringband on their Shout Monah Album.

    The A part is similar to Washington’s...
  11. Re: “Shoes and Stockings” & “Redwing”

    You guys sound pretty good together :mandosmiley:
  12. Replies
    6
    Views
    2,077

    Re: “Shoes and Stockings” & “Redwing”

    Nice - love the dual view! Thanks for posting.

    I learned Shoes and Stockings from the Portland Collection CD.

    Rob
  13. Replies
    2,038
    Views
    708,807

    Re: What's your new fiddle tune?

    Thanks Jim. Actually, this video reaffirms my own sense that each tune sound best when performed with respect to its own innate tempo. I've never been a big fan of musicians who push the speed of ...
  14. Replies
    6
    Views
    2,077

    Re: “Shoes and Stockings” & “Redwing”

    i liked it too!

    Thanks for posting!

    f-d
  15. Re: “Shoes and Stockings” & “Redwing”

    Very nice! Thanks!
  16. Replies
    1
    Views
    954

    Re: Gold stars

    A reader of the thread expressed appreciation (or dissatisfaction, in theory) with the thread by rating it. After a few people rate it, the stars appear.

    170674

    If you're signed in, you can go...
  17. Re: “Dull Chisel” and “Horse and Bugy-O”

    Good-o, Lappy.
  18. Wonderful Resource for Old Time Tab/Sheet Music...

    Old Time Ozarks

    There is a wonderful resource for old time tabs/sheet music available for both mandolin and the fiddle located at “Old Time Ozarks”. The site tells a little about some of the past...
  19. Re: My attempt at “Moonlight” on the mandolin and banjo

    I like it. Both of ya. Thanks for posting it.
  20. Re: My attempt at “Moonlight” on the mandolin and banjo

    Sounds great! :mandosmiley: You've got that mandolin and oldtime banjo really working together for a nice sound. Very enjoyable to listen to. :mandosmiley:
  21. Thread: Moonlight

    by JL277z
    Replies
    4
    Views
    1,438

    Re: Moonlight

    Also a spoken intro at this other link: Berea College digital library where he says the fiddle tune "Moonlight" is really really old and from Scotland as well... :confused: hmm...

    A nice version...
  22. Replies
    3
    Views
    1,246

    Re: “Peacock Rag”

    Nice job! I like that tune!
  23. Replies
    53
    Views
    10,140

    Easy string changing

    I keep seeing threads at the Cafe, and on other string instrument forums with people asking how to change strings. Many people seem to be afraid to tackle the task, and people make all sorts of...
  24. Replies
    4
    Views
    1,288

    Mandolin Rag - Doc Roberts

    I've been working on the Doc Roberts mandolin tunes. Here is my Mandolin Rag:
    https://soundcloud.com/scott-rucker-202243268/mandolin-rag

    and my Honeymoon Stomp (although I'm not as happy with...
  25. Replies
    3
    Views
    1,246

    Re: “Peacock Rag”

    Homemade music on homemade instruments...me like!
Results 1 to 25 of 47
Page 1 of 2 1 2