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  1. Re: Another Metal Solo: Mr. Crowley by Ozzy Osbourne

    Awesome! Great tune.
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    Re: Golden Gate "Clown Barf" Extra Stiff Pick

    Just got a dozen X-Stiff pearloid - I like this pick.

    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B086Z6HQTP?psc=1&ref=ppx_yo2ov_dt_b_product_details
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    Re: Austin area Mandolin Shops?

    As a resident of Hutto, go to Lockhart if you can.
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    Re: Handing out some 30-year-old Grisman picks

    Received, thanks! Sounds good.
  5. Re: The weight balance between the head and body

    I didn't like the way my Eastman MD315 balanced either... especially with the strap around the f curl. I started putting a thin piece of leather under the strings below the nut. It balances great...
  6. Re: Article: The Chisels Are Calling, a John Monteleone Documenta

    No Nigel Tufnel?
  7. Thread: Tunes in "F"

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    Re: Tunes in "F"

    In the book The Complete Mandolinist, Archie Menzie's Reel is in F. A bunch of fiddler's on youTube play it.
  8. Re: I'm offering a free Mandolin Technique Workshop this Saturday

    Awesome, thanks Tim.
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    Re: Handing out some 30-year-old Grisman picks

    I'll take one. Thanks.
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    Re: First Purchase Recommendation

    I've been playing about 3 months and I'm pretty happy with both my Eastman MD315 and Northfield Calhoun. Both under $1000.
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    Re: Another Original Tune

    Awesome and standard notation, even better since I'm learning to read. Thanks!
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    Re: Another Original Tune

    I've got the opening riff but I'm not familiar with this format of tab. Is there an explanation somewhere?

    ...and really cool tune Don.
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    Re: Redbird River - how to play

    The first run up is basically an A minor arpeggio (low to high) - A - C - E - A - C - E - G - A.

    I think the bluesy lick right before she sings is: A string (Eb - E - C) - (D string) G - Eb - E -...
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    Re: Have tips for a songwriting course?

    Some of the material in the two books overlap. A lot of timed, sense-bound "Object" writing exercises.

    Example: Write for 5 minutes using an object (let's use 'Soft Bed' as an example) to get you...
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    Re: Have tips for a songwriting course?

    I have no experience with songwriting workshops. I bought a couple songwriting books, Songwriting Without Boundaries and Writing Better Lyrics, both by Pat Pattison, who is a professor at Berklee...
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    Re: Golden Gate "Clown Barf" Extra Stiff Pick

    Sold by the dozen on Golden Gate's Amazon store.

    https://www.amazon.com/stores/page/B57F6F00-7CAB-454C-8BB3-ED486D94F1D5?ingress=2&visitId=c6bf9a20-d544-4af7-ad6e-7333b9d63c7e&ref_=ast_bln
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    Re: Gone Away - a little ditty I wrote

    Thanks Dave! I'm currently rehearsing other songs I've written (with lyrics) with friends with the plan to record an album. I'll try and squeeze this one in at a rehearsal and have the lead guitarist...
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    Re: Austin Texas - live music

    I haven't been downtown in a while but I used to go to the Saxon Pub a lot.
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    Re: Gone Away - a little ditty I wrote

    Thank you!
  20. Thread: Worth repair?

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    Re: Worth repair?

    In for the story.
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    Re: Gone Away - a little ditty I wrote

    iMac desktop. I posted it and when I clicked to play it acted like it wanted to save to my computer.

    I uploaded it again and it let's the listener download the song. I just want it to play/stream....
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    Gone Away - a little ditty I wrote

    Came up with this yesterday. Recorded in GarageBand with my Taylor 214ce plus and my month old Eastman MD315. The stand up bass is a GarageBand software instrument.

    EDIT: I guess an mp3 doesn't...
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    Re: listing of rock songs w/mando

    Aimee Mann - The Forgotten Arm - Mandolin by Jeff Trott on "King of the Jailhouse" and "Video"
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    Re: listing of rock songs w/mando

    Hootie & The Blowfish with Nanci Griffith cover Vic Chesnutt's Gravity of the Situation.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fvu4-BIg5qQ

    Chris Cornell's Follow My Way from his first solo record...
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    Re: The complete mandolininist

    Is anyone currently working through this book? I've been working on pages 13-19 (Open Strings / Notes in First Position - Developing Coordination & Reading Skills). Is anyone familiar with the...
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