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    Hey all, just joined. Looking forward to learning. Not really a beginner........but sorta I guessl Still a lot I need to learn. Right now I'm slowing Monroe tunes down on YouTube and learning the breaks. Glad to be here.

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    Welcome, Monroefan. You have joined a site that has great, I mean great information, knowledgeable folks and some humor. Our world is wild and wacky, but beware of MAS. Good luck
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    Welcome aboard
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    I have the DVD's from Homespun about Monroe mandolin. How are they?

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    Welcome to the cafe’.

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    Do not do these exercises. MAS is nothing!

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    Glad to have you here.

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    Registered User Ranald's Avatar
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    I know far less about Bill than a great many Forum participants, but welcome aboard. Don't be shy with your questions; you're in a supportive group.
    Robert Johnson's mother, describing blues musicians:
    "I never did have no trouble with him until he got big enough to be round with bigger boys and off from home. Then he used to follow all these harp blowers, mandoleen (sic) and guitar players."
    Lomax, Alan, The Land where The Blues Began, NY: Pantheon, 1993, p.14.

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    Welcome to the Cafe, if you’re interested in Monroe-style playing there are lots of threads about Chris Henry’s Monroe style curriculum he’s been doing for several years now. A great resource for learning Monroe style playing, here’s the link to his website.
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    Welcome to the cafe!
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    Welcome! Glad you have found us.

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    I have no idea why the "New Gal" posted on the same day, actually a few hours LATER than you, had nearly twice the responses...

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