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    Re: post a video of yourself

    "Walk Right In," the 1962 #1 hit for The Rooftop Singers, originally recorded by Gus Cannon back in 1929, here done by a pick-up band of musical miscreants. Looks like I'd gone to the gig directly...
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    Re: Random mandolin sightings

    This is possibly the highest profile for mandolins in a commercial ever! And it's really cool, :cool: with some nice-looking and -sounding mandolins. :mandosmiley:
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    Re: Random mandolin sightings

    This may not be an entirely random sighting, all things considered. But a few aspects of this experience, notably the performance, were a bit unusual.

    The Martin Barre Band played at our local...
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    Re: Post A Picture Of Yourself

    My duo Zee Loons at our gig last night. Finally got to play at one of our favorite venues, Blue Heaven. Rocky start, PA issues, but our friend sitting in on the second set sorted things out. Hope it...
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    Re: How To Avoid Losing An Expensive Pick

    I have used the same pick for 4 1/2 years. I got it from the guitjo player in Old Crow Medicine Show while passing through Nashville. (The bass player in my old band is a longtime friend and was...
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    Merry Christmas, Everyone!

    Merry Christmas, everyone!

    Here's this year's version of my Acoustic Thrash Christmas Medley, as is. Got a little, uh, creative :whistling: in the middle, but I pulled it out of the fire. Thanks...
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    Re: post a video of yourself

    I recorded this yesterday to commemorate the day my dear departed brother Peter would have turned 64. I send this song out to him so that his spirit may enjoy it, even though his corporeal self was...
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    Re: Christmas Card for Mandolin Cafe

    Santa wanted me to pass this along. Merry Christmas, everyone! :mandosmiley:

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    Re: My Video Christmas Card

    Very nice, relaxed, and pleasing to the ears. Well done! :mandosmiley:

    Here's what I've done along these lines,in 2014 and 2015, a bit more rambunctious. Might be time for an update. Or not. ;)
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    Re: Pete Seeger Ripping on Mandolin

    Indeed! Though this looks like it's from Pete's TV show, so they may have just been putting on a show for the camera.

    OK, kidding! :)) But oh, how I wish I'd known about his show back then. The...
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    And Now ... The Loons!

    I've been playing in a duo for three years, intermittently. My partner is a lot younger than me and still has a lot of wanderlust in her sou;. But when we play together, magic happens. She is a...
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    Re: A little Star Trek Mando moment

    Perhaps you didn't know, the Star Trek - Mandolin connection goes way back:

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    Re: post a video of yourself

    Not much of a video - my first youtube video production - but this is the result of struggling for a while to convert an audio file to video so I could share it more easily.

    Note fashionable...
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    Re: Grateful Dead tunes

    Speaking of Jerry Garcia and the mandolin, here is the one actually playing the other! :disbelief: This is from a boxed set called "Before The Dead." It includes him playing in several configurations...
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    Re: Post a pic of your cat sleeping in your case

    My friend and duo partner Clementine has an orange kitten named Gryphon who's very fond of nestling in her ukulele's soft case. He plopped himself in it yesterday about dusk for a snooze. Adorable,...
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    Re: Going Electric - what do I need to know?

    ... which may or may not mean bending strings. I get nearly a three-fret bend thanks to light strings. :mandosmiley: Not that I'll go there all that often, but it's nice to know I can If I want....
  17. Re: so heres what happens when you choke on a gig.

    Here's what I mean. This is the last song of the night, by which time I should have been at my peak. :whistling: This is a Tom Waits tune we've revved up a bit. I know this inside and out. Still, I...
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    Thanks for sending me the link so I could see what all the fuss was about and join the converstion. Also, as a longtime (and apparently dedicated) blunderer, I thought my expertise in the area might...
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    Re: Can there be only one?

    I have a small but considerable collection. Somewhere in the high teens, I think. But I tend to play just the Gibson A currently in her 100th year. Sounds the way I imagine a mandolin should sound....
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    Re: Women with Mandolins

    What's-a matter wit' you? Hey! Gotta problem with Joe Dolce? Hey!

    Lest anyone may have forgotten the genius of Signore Dolce:



    Wonder what's with the intermittent color in this video?...
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    Re: RIP Stacy Phillips

    Thanks for posting this Dave. It's been ten days or so, and I'm still reeling from the sad news. So much so, that I just now got the idea to post a notice. Grateful you were more timely with yours. ...
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    I've done this sort of gig a couple of times, and enjoyed it very much both times. It meant playing beautiful music that was meant for the mandolin, in a pleasant environment, freed from dealing with...
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    Re: Jerry Garcia On Mandolin

    Well, a couple of things are a bit off there. First, the chronology. This was recorded in 1963, and Garcia didn't meet Grisman until the next year, during his trip east. I'm not sure how much time...
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    Re: What's Your Score?

    Got a -35 and dang proud of it! :cool: Would have been even lower except for the last question, about the relative monetary value of instrument and vehicle. (That's another thread, BTW.) As I've...
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    Jerry Garcia On Mandolin

    That's right - A new box set of early recordings by Jerry Garcia includes a live version of "Deep Elem Blues." which features hs instrumental wizardry on the mandolin. :mandosmiley: This song later...
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