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  1. Re: Any atheist / agnostic Bluegrasser's out there?

    Vitriol? Hardly.
    What they're trying to explain to you is that we're here to talk about mandolins and music. That's it. The topic has no place here. It has nothing to do with anyones' opinion...
  2. Re: Any atheist / agnostic Bluegrasser's out there?

    Not gonna play your game.
  3. Re: Any atheist / agnostic Bluegrasser's out there?

    Religion and politics are two of the easiest ways I know to shut down a thread on this board.

    This is a site about mandolins, plenty of other places to talk about those things.
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    Re: Mandolin Strap Peg - Slipping out

    Tapered end pins have always been an issue. There are likely hundreds of answers but Ed's is as good as any of them. Han's Brentrup had a method that added some insurance to the problem even after...
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    Re: TablEdit is back!

    My thanks to Larry for the work he's done over the years maintaining this remarkable resource and for his exceptional programming skills in creating this. Dan set up access for this on the server a...
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    TablEdit is back!

    Mandozine was hosting a wonderful collection of TablEdit files for mandolin, but as you are probably aware it has not been reliable lately. The site went offline at the beginning of 2019, was...
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    Re: Peter Ostroushko Passes

    this takes you to the Discography and Podcast page on Peter's site

    https://www.peterostroushko.com/?fbclid=IwAR3P6RdmrwdBpolg-BRBA3FCFX8Lge5WWXRHM02JTSX5W_ll0fPuPEF-GBQ
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    Re: Michael Cleveland on Mandolin

    Michael Cleveland is a great musician and has been since he was a mere kid. The F style mandolin he is with in these photos is a Gilchrist that was made in 1995. It was built for me just the way I...
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    Funny How Time Slips Away - Mandolin

    I worked up several Willie Nelson numbers on mandolin earlier this year, Crazy, Funny How Time Slips Away, and Night Life. The intention was to play them in gigs with my guitar duo buddy, but our...
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    Vintage 1972 Bean Blossom footage!

    Lets see if I did this correctly? This has some footage of my Great Uncle Dick Smith playing with the great Jimmy G. and at the end my Uncle Gene Johnson playing with the II Generation! Also many...
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    Re: Gibson Post Mortem

    It should be noted that since the Gibson F5 was introduced in 1922 it has always been a "custom" ordered model. A dealer would have to order one based on someone putting a deposit down at the...
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    Re: Gibson Post Mortem

    I don't see any reason for any attitudes.

    Gibson does not list mandolins in their on-line catalog, and hasn't listed them for at least a couple of years.

    Only one or two brick and mortar stores...
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    Re: I started a website for backing tracks

    I got to your site and then followed it to that video, like that song so I posted it.

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  14. Re: Intervals/Scale Ricky Skagg's Breaks on J.D. Crowe & the New

    This is what he's probably doing - the basic variations of scales in 3rds.


    ASCENDING
    G-B . A-C . B-D . C-E . D-F# . E-g . F#-a . g

    DESCENDING
    g-b . F#-a . E-g . D-F# . ETC

    you can have...
  15. Re: Gibson Ricky Skaggs Distressed Master Model - My New Mandolin

    To Brad's point above, here are two posts from Joe Vest who worked at Gibson alongside Charlie Derrington and Danny Roberts, among others, in developing and bringing to life the Distressed Master...
  16. Sierra Hull on guitar, "everybody's talking"

    https://youtu.be/wbb0uW0k8pI



    https://youtu.be/wbb0uW0k8pI
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    Re: Sara Jarosz- When Doves Cry

    Hey Tim, I believe I figured out the chords: https://youtu.be/zo6upLL8Xnc
  18. Re: A few neat exercises from Sierra Hull and Reverb

    I think in the second part of the video she means to play the chord tones for each chord of the scale. Quite the workout thanks for posting!

    So the chords in the key of A are A, Bm, C#m, D, E,...
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    1st Corinthians 1:18

    Here's my take on Ricky Skaggs' tune, "1st Corinthians 1:18" I wasn't satisfied with a lot of the playing-rhythm, tone, etc. But I got some new monitors the other day, a pair of Mackie 3", and did a...
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    Free PDF Tunebook (Volume Three)

    Nigel Gatherer's Tune of the Week Compilation, Volume 2

    On my forum (The Gathering) I have a tune of the week feature involving a nominated tune which people play and discuss. It's building into...
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    Re: Lloyd Loar Book?

    Loarfest West...... a part of SuperGrass. It was a nice smaller festival that lasted two years in Bakersfield, CA Numerous Cafe members were there. One in particular even showed up in a Nudie suit,...
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    Re: What's up at Gibson Mandolins?

    Hello all, sorry I missed your last email Billy.
    It never ceases to amaze me how incorrect the rumor mill can be. No truth to this latest that Gibson mandolin production is down to one or less...
  23. Re: Not for the faint hearted - a sad end to Kimble A #136

    Wow! Glad nobody was hurt - you are right, it is just a mandolin and we can make more.

    Will Kimble
    www.kimblemandolins.com
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    Re: Rank Stranger Question

    Danny Boy - you beat me to it !. The word 'Rank' in the context of this song does mean a 'complete' or 'real' stranger. Somebody totally unknown to the narrator / singer. It is a superb song & one of...
  25. Thought I'd try to illustrate my previous post....

    Thought I'd try to illustrate my previous post. Went over to thesession and picked a random reel:
    http://www.thesession.org/tunes/display/7958

    Key is D major, which you figure out from the key...
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