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  1. Re: A Gibson A3 in the white. In the white get it?

    Well, yes, to be sure. But also, I never said nor implied the band member bought it new; I simply said "purchased." And yes, from a dealer, or pawn shop, time-honored sources.

    It's easy to...
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    Re: Astroturf Noise

    Well, not as I understand the term, "cosmic," but if one believes the cosmos's natural state is chaos, then ... OK.

    Charley! The phrase is, "That ain't no part of nothing." The triple negative is...
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    Re: how to change Thread

    Thanks for that detailed explanation. I didn't know all that, and now I do, so I'll refrain from suggesting that in the future. Also thanks, Mike, for changing the title of the OP. I only suggested...
  4. Re: A Gibson A3 in the white. In the white get it?

    In looking up the SN at the Mandolin Archive (which puts it at 1919), I noticed some other examples from then that had white finishes. Excuse my ignorance, not having seen many photos of white...
  5. Re: Bluegrass Tunes with 6 2 5 1 progression

    Well, technically ... ;) But these tunes are not enharmonic, to be sure; they follow the VI7 - II7 - V7 - I pattern so common in swing music from the 1920s-1930s. I'm pretty sure that's what the OP...
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    Re: how to change Thread

    Well, sort of. I mean, thanks, Mike. But that fix applies if someone clicks on "Reply to Thread, not to Post #2 or Post #3, which still have the old, erroneous title. I humbly suggest changing those...
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    Re: Jean-Luc on Mandolin

    The tune was written by Gary Moore, but played by Jean-Luc. Who does a very nice job of it, also the recording, mise en scene, and filming.

    Here's a live version by Gary Moore, of whom I'd been...
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    Re: how to change Thread

    Go back to the original post. Go to "Advanced." You should be able to change the title there. But you must be quick. I think you only have three hours. After that, you'll have to ask an admin. Bon...
  9. Re: Bluegrass Tunes with 6 2 5 1 progression

    Well, seeing as how all the ones that popped into my head right off have been mentioned already - "Salty Dog," "Deal" - plus a few others that incorporate the progression though feature other chord...
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    Re: Astroturf Noise

    I guess this is for people for whom pleasant, concordant, harmonic music just doesn't work. One advantage of this is they don't have to waste any time tuning up between ... songs - are they still...
  11. Re: A Gibson A3 in the white. In the white get it?

    Yeah, right? :)) I've never seen that before. (OK, I don't get around much, not as much as some of all y'all.) Funny, I didn't even notice that at first. I was too struck by the plain wood. Never...
  12. Re: A Gibson A3 in the white. In the white get it?

    So, to sum it up in a word - Oops! :confused: :disbelief: :crying:

    Reminds me ... Once upon a time, a couple of guys in my band and I went on a bit of a road trip up the Keys to Islamorada, more...
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    Re: Beware the mighty doubleneck

    Thanks for finding that/those. :mandosmiley: :mandosmiley: He did exactly what I suggested - paint the whole thing black, making it all of a piece which integrates both parts into the new whole. I...
  14. Thread: Shure sm57

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    Re: Shure sm57

    That ain't what did it. I really wish I knew. Might have been just the accumulated wear and tear from years of use and abuse. It was a proud moment, though, when I noticed it. Didn't think it was...
  15. Re: Mandolin Identification Gibson A Oval Hole

    Do you know the story behind the trolley car insignia? :confused:
  16. Thread: Shure sm57

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    Re: Shure sm57

    I broke the barrel on one. :disbelief: I don't remember how. Wish I did; that would be a story. ;) A little duct tape, off I went. :whistling:
  17. Re: Mandolin Identification Gibson A Oval Hole

    I don't know how the site operates on a phone, but if it's similar to a laptop, there should be a row of icons above the message pane. Toward the right is the Insert Image icon. Click on that, browse...
  18. Re: Epiphone Electric Guitar Mandolin Combo

    They stand out from the crowd? They're not ho-hum la-de-dah another exquisite example of lovely luthiery? :confused: They are eye-catching. ;)

    And this isn't a train wreck, I say! Just a homespun...
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    Re: Obscure, solid Mandolin Players

    Hardy har har! :)) I was thinking of including myself as well, when I first saw this thread, but relented, thinking about my playing - which is far from solid - not the other sense you deduced. Well...
  20. Re: Epiphone Electric Guitar Mandolin Combo

    Duly noted. :whistling:

    Ain't no part of nothing, no how ...
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    Re: Is this how it starts?

    Gee, maybe he was being, I dunno, sarcastic? :confused: :disbelief: :whistling:
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    Re: Beware the mighty doubleneck

    Aw, you guys are being too rough on this baby's looks. Looks ain't everything; functionality is more important. I think the problem is the owner didn't go far enough with this. Leaving both parts in...
  23. Re: NEW! - Weekly Folk Music Lessons / Sessions in Key West

    Oh no! OMG no! Other members from Key West?!? :disbelief: And what's worse, who play Irish music (and sea chanties)?!?!? :disbelief: And even worse, who know me?!?!?!?!? :disbelief: :disbelief:...
  24. Thread: Shure sm57

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    Re: Shure sm57

    Sorry! :redface: Hard to tell from this angle. :whistling:
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    Re: Beware the mighty doubleneck

    Nahhh ... Page would laugh at this. He's got a factory-built solid-body Gibson. :cool:

    Not that this might not be a decent instrument. At least it's a reasonable assumption that both parts of this...
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