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    Re: Beware the mighty doubleneck

    The latest addition to Ripley's Believe It Or Not: The Mighty Doubleneck! No one bid on this marvel (hard to believe), so the seller relisted it (not hard to believe) with the same opening bid and...
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    Re: Bag or case

    I appreciate your attempt to introduce specificity into a thread right from the start. I wish you well in this endeavor. The thread title is a bit more inclusive, which invites chatterboxes (like me)...
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    Re: Obscure, solid Mandolin Players

    Yes, she is. :mandosmiley: I have to do a little more research and then I'll post about her. Adam Sherba played on just her first album, then all following mandolin work was by Mason Tuttle. He's...
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    Re: Obscure, solid Mandolin Players

    Ha ha ha - FINALLY someone on this list I've seen, albeit in a non-mandolin capacity. (Not counting non-obscure players, and Jay Ungar and Peter Ostroushko are not obscure, to me, anyway.) The first...
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    Re: Ry Cooder isolated mandolin Love in Vain

    I assume you mean "Let It Bleed," the album which contains "Gimme Shelter." I'm with you on those three, and can't settle on which one is my favorite - it varies from time to time. I also have a...
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    Re: This weeks mandolin that won't get a bid or buyer

    Aw heck, ain't nothing but what a little super glue can fix. ~:>
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    Re: Mandolins On TV - Advance Notice

    Well, tonight's the night! For my broadcast area, anyway. ;)

    Austin City Limits - Season 46, Episode 4: Sarah Jarosz / Billy Strings

    As always with PBS shows, check your local listings. But it...
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    Re: Astroturf Noise

    Why not play them pleasantly? Or in some sense, orderly, coherently, beautifully? :confused:

    This leaves me cold on every level. But yes, sure, everybody can do whatever they want, and following...
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    Re: Shure sm57

    I apologize for using my experience in the jug band for example, but I did do a lot of learning during my tenure there, and we were more interested in musical quality than most would assume when...
  10. 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...
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    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...
  14. 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...
  18. 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...
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    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...
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    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...
  23. 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...
  24. Re: Mandolin Identification Gibson A Oval Hole

    Do you know the story behind the trolley car insignia? :confused:
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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:
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