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Sugar Mountain: The Neil Young Group ...

A place dedicated to to discussion of the music, the career, the life, of Neil Young ... one of the most enduring, prolific and talented singer/songwriter/guitarists in musical history.Please take the time to leave comments and add discussion topics as thoughts occur to you! The only way these groups remain current, vibrant and alive is through frequent participation by members.  Your comments don't need to be profound and discussion topics don't have to be have great significance to spark…See More
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Menna Azulay posted a discussion

Going out and performing

Hey there!I'm not sure if this has been covered before? But anyway!I've been playing guitar for nearly two years now and playing alone in my bedroom is great, but getting samey (for want of a better word!).So I thought "Okay, I'll find a fellow guitarist and we can maybe go out and gig etc." Sadly I live on a very small island and though there are hotels and bars to play in, I can't find any one who will get together and practice, then go out and play!There are sessions on the island where a…See More
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Jud Hair commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Okay ... see if you can guess the artist from the recording ... this one might surprise you! "
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Edward Sparks commented on James Sennett's group Martin Owners
"Here is the page from the Soundboard Newsletter that my article appeared...I am giving them the one in the hand on the left! "
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michael schwartz commented on James Sennett's group Martin Owners
"fotos??? I don't think you've mentioned that before. I'm sending you a "reminder" email too."
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Edward Sparks commented on James Sennett's group Martin Owners
"I am taking them another miniature this year!"
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michael schwartz commented on James Sennett's group Martin Owners
"Reporting back will be my pleasure! Ed: have fun visiting that little guitar of yours on display. I have every intention of seeing it personally some day!!!"
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Michael McGrath commented on Tony Loeser's group Peninsula Fingerstyle
"I'm planning on coming too.  See you on Sunday."
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Randy Lee Hano replied to higgs's discussion Looper advice needed
"I use a Boss RC-20XL. It is large but very simple to use. If I didn't have it, I would look into the TC Electronics Ditto. This unit looks really good."
4 hours ago
Edward Sparks commented on James Sennett's group Martin Owners
"Michael, I will look forward to a CSNY report too!"
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Jim Yates commented on James Sennett's group Martin Owners
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Jud Hair commented on James Sennett's group Martin Owners
"Phil ... I'm betting it finally sells for something more than $800 when all is said and done.  We'll see. Michael ... eager to hear how CSN come off in concert live these days.  Full report sil vou plait."
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Dave Fengler commented on James Sennett's group Martin Owners
"It's up to $451!"
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Edward Sparks commented on Edward Sparks's group Gibson Acoustic Owners
"Hey fellow Gibson-ites, check this out...just listed!  http://reverb.com/item/748-gibson-mk-53-1976?utm_medium=email&utm_source=cme "
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Phil Manuel commented on James Sennett's group Martin Owners
"Man, the last Martin '30's tenor was $1200. Somebody go to the store and buy that for me. $300 would be a great purchase if it was in playable shape. Delmore Brothers here we go!"
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michael schwartz commented on James Sennett's group Martin Owners
"@Jud I just saw the Kinston Trio(and many others) last night  on a John Sebastian PBS special on folk music...it was GREAT!!! picked up lawn seats to see CSN(no Young) at Ravinia in July!!! @Dave I have a Friend who has a 1936 solid mahogany…"
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Dave Fengler commented on James Sennett's group Martin Owners
"I'm thinking the one for sale is much older.  And solid mahogany.  I have a Stella solid mahogany tenor that needs a neck reset, a new bridge (that I've made) and a little restoration.  Sadly I don't have the $400 to…"
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Jud Hair commented on James Sennett's group Martin Owners
"Just for a little provenance, check out the instrument that Nick Reynolds of The Kingston Trio is playing ... :-)  "
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We'd like to invite all members of the Acoustic Guitar Community to come check out the brand-new website at AcousticGuitar.com. This is a completely redesigned home for Acoustic Guitar (and you!), full of great lessons, songs to play, guitar reviews, and more. You’ll see digital editions from the last two years of Acoustic Guitar magazine (available to…

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Posted by Acoustic Guitar on March 29, 2013 at 3:30pm — 6 Comments

Return of The Banjo Killer, the final chapter. . .

Bryan Sutton and "Banjo Killer"; Medley: The Original Waltz/Old Lake. from Bourgeois Guitars on Vimeo.

The moment we've been waiting for: On Oct. 28, 2012, Bryan Sutton debuted the restored the Banjo…

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Posted by Bourgeois Guitars on October 15, 2012 at 7:43pm

Day 16: The Banjo Killer slays again!

This story has a happy ending, folks, and I'll start with it. After working for three weeks to painstakingly restore Bryan Sutton's flood damaged Banjo Killer, Shin Ichikawa finally got to test drive it today! The entire shop stopped working to watch this exciting moment, after which Shin received a standing ovation (well, we were all standing anyway). …

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Posted by Bourgeois Guitars on July 13, 2012 at 9:00pm — 6 Comments

Day 15: The end is near. I can smell it.

Shin Ichikawa and I started the day by fitting and glueing the back binding. Last night's fitting of the top binding was tedious, but the tricks we learned made the fit of back binding go smothly. I am amazed at how cleanly both bindings look.  Some finish touch up will be required, but the overall appearance is more than…

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Posted by Bourgeois Guitars on July 12, 2012 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

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The Acoustic Guitar Community is a social network created by the publishers of Acoustic Guitar. Here, you can join fellow players at all levels and of every style by creating your personal profile, sharing videos or MP3s of your playing, and uploading photos of yourself and your guitars and gear. Then post gigs, events, and concerts in the Community calendar, and start discussions in the forum. We’ll keep you up-to-date about happenings at Acoustic Guitar through the Community blog. This is your space, and you’re surrounded by like-minded guitarists. So make yourself comfortable, and welcome to the Community!

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Going out and performing

Hey there!I'm not sure if this has been covered before? But anyway!I've been playing guitar for nearly two years now and playing alone in my bedroom is great, but getting samey (for want of a better…Continue

Started by Menna Azulay in Uncategorized 1 hour ago.

Looper advice needed 26 Replies

I am considering a looper for my solo act.  I don't want to store loops, I just want to step on the looper and have it record a verse of the song so I can play a lead over the rhythm the next time…Continue

Started by higgs in Gear. Last reply by Randy Lee Hano 4 hours ago.

By design...or not 28 Replies

Music theory is man made, the long continuous tone from low to high being divided into identifiable segments. Physics is not, it is fundamental to the universe and is discovered rather than invented…Continue

Started by Ronald Harris in Playing Guitar. Last reply by Jan Vigne yesterday.

Yamaki acoustic guitars 36 Replies

I have a Yamaki six string guitar and cannot find any information about it. Serial AY374.  Any info would be a help.  I bought it brand new in 75 and still use this beauty for gigs.It has the Buffalo…Continue

Started by Kerry Burnett in Gear. Last reply by Eric Sutton yesterday.

Alvarez AG75EC or MF75EC - String Spacing and Nut Width? 3 Replies

I want to buy an Alvarez guitar with CEDAR top and ROSEWOOD back and sides for finger style playing. I'm hoping someone here will be willing to measure his/her own AG75EC or MF75EC and provide the…Continue

Started by Tom in Gear. Last reply by FloridaGull yesterday.

First Slothead 12 Fretter is Awesome!!! 4 Replies

A few weeks ago the same luthier who built my new Adi/maple OM sent me a size 0 reproduction of the iconic Martin 1930's guitar so many of the old bluesmen are seen holding in old black and white…Continue

Started by David Kellems in Gear. Last reply by Phil Manuel Apr 18.

Today I Added To My Quiver….. 2 Replies

Quiver of guitars a Martin 00-28VS L.So…..the family of guitars is 1994 Martin D41L, Martin OM28 L and the latest member the 00-28VS L. I like the sound of other guitars but comparing then side by…Continue

Started by wayne heath in Gear. Last reply by wayne heath Apr 16.

Newbie fro Italy 4 Replies

Hi,I just joined this forum after purchasing my Seagull S6 Cedar.I actually play guitar (electric and acustic) since 2008.I'm fascitaning by the sound of acustic guitar, so when I heard a Seagull…Continue

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Started by stefano riva in Beginners. Last reply by Jan Vigne Apr 16.

Taylor vs. Martin 56 Replies

I was browsing in Guitar Center yesterday and decided to pickup some higher end guitars.I picked up a Taylor Grand  Auditorium (can't remember the model #), and started to play a bit.  I was SHOCKED…Continue

Started by blake wright in Gear. Last reply by Eddie Charles Apr 15.



 
 
 

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