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    Re: I Don't Know (But I Like It)

    Love it!
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    Re: Side bending. Is this worth saving?

    I’d ditch it because of the crack, rather than the scorching.
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    Re: Russian Lullaby (Irving Berlin)

    Thanks for sharing Martin, it's a righteous tune.

    I listen to Brian Oberlin's version fairly often:

    https://www.mandoberlin.com/audio/10%20Russian%20Lullaby.mp3

    It's one of Brian's free...
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    Re: Johnny, Tiny & Jethro

    Fat Boy Rag in both videos above I think.
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    Re: Johnny, Tiny & Jethro

    Yep, that's what he did, Scotter. Also, he tunes it as a mandola (C, G, A, D). More than you want to know about Johnny's mandolin: http://www.emando.com/players/Gimble.htm
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    Johnny, Tiny & Jethro

    Diggin' on some Johnny Gimble this morning. I love watching and hearing these superheroes :)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HE3N3UHz1JA



    BTW, Eldon Shamblin comping on guitar.
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    Re: Man I need a good tuner...

    Stroboclip has been great for me. Have to use it properly though; it’s a sensitive instrument. Somebody mentioned it wouldn’t read one course of strings ... for instance, striking hard with a pick...
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    This one interested me because of young Woody Guthrie on fiddle.

    L - R:
    Sis Cunningham (accordion), Cisco Houston (guitar), Woody Guthrie (fiddle), Pete Seeger (banjo), Bess Lomax (mandolin)
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    Re: Mandozine asking for help...

    John has passed. I assume this all about the site he left behind, and I assume your confusion is due to the fact that the Facebook post comes in his name on his Facebook account. It’s probably family...
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    Re: Best Place to Sell aside From Classifieds

    I've had no problem selling, only use Cafe Classifieds, eBay & Facebook. All three get results, sometimes only one or the other, for quick sales. Key is to make a video that can include showing &...
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    Re: Best Place to Sell aside From Classifieds

    Whatever type of instrument you are selling, if you have a decent case for that instrument, no "special" box is required. Just a good, sturdy box that is a bit larger than the case, and good packing...
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    Re: Rolling Stone’s DelFest review

    Well, you would expect Delfest to have a great lineup!

    I'll be headed to Colorado at the end of this week in anticipation of the Pagosa Folk & Bluegrass festival. It's a smaller festival with a...
  13. Re: The Entertainer - Solo Mandolin Arrangement [Tab]

    Very nice, and thanks for the sheets!
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    Re: Playing notation G/F#

    Yep, context & arrangement. If you’re aiming for solo mandolin arrangement rather than group play, use the suggestions of using different chord voicing than 0023, or the single F# note in a “bass...
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    Re: Man I need a good tuner...

    “What I use” thread ... spot on.

    I use two kinds of tuners. Cheap tuners for when accuracy is practically meaningless. This is not so often, but there are moments. Brand doesn’t matter. They’re...
  16. Re: how to get perfect compensation, tool perhaps?

    No need for this with a floating bridge.
  17. Re: Sometimes you gotta go back to the basics...

    Wow Br1ck gives awesome advice in that post. And Eric starts to flesh out the part I quoted from Br1ck - when I practice so slowly that what I'm practicing seems way too slow, what I have there is...
  18. Re: Sam's Workshop today was grrrreeeeaaat!!!!

    These are treasures, thanks James! Hope Sam gets well and strong again.
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    Wow, it was great watching how Sam plays Cattle In The Cane there.
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    Re: Tab writing apps

    I'm old school when it comes to reading, I prefer paper, and never try playing directly along with Tabledit or Musescore on the screen (mobile or otherwise) - like you and others, I do use the...
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    Re: Standing position

    Gotta find what works for you, Rob. I like to wear a strap always, sitting or standing, to have my instrument in a similar position whether sitting or standing.

    One advantage to using a high-slung...
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    Re: Funny Banjo Content

    Aaaaaarrrrrrrggggghhhh!

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    "Get me out of here."

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    Re: Tab writing apps

    Two suggestions, Bunnyf, maybe one will help.

    The first is to echo HonketyHank. Tabledit is a fairly versatile tab writing software and I use it for writing notation or tab. I use it for the...
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    Woody Guthrie (left) Alan Lomax (right)

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    Re: Wow. What won't they try next?

    If neither I nor the Martin guy has ever seen anything like it, then it must be worth at least 10 grand. :whistling:
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