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Jud Hair commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"That sounds really fun Alan ... I agree with Stephen ... give us a listen."
17 minutes ago
Stephen Leigh commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Alan -- so do we get to hear the recording? "
30 minutes ago
Alan Edmunds commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"In Nashville for 5 days - Today I went to the Ryman, site of the Grand Ol' Opry for decades, and paid $25 to lay down, Hands Together, one of my original songs. You get one engineered/recorded original for the $25. You play one dry…"
41 minutes ago
Edward Sparks commented on Derrick Miller's group Acoustic Newb
"Sorry David, lost my dad in '09. Take care."
1 hour ago
Terry Angelli commented on Derrick Miller's group Acoustic Newb
"My condolences."
2 hours ago
Mark commented on Derrick Miller's group Acoustic Newb
"Oh my gosh David!   So sorry for your loss.    Take all the time you need my friend."
2 hours ago
David Mitchell commented on Derrick Miller's group Acoustic Newb
"Sorry for my being so scarce, trying to deal with the deth of my dad. I haven't forgotten bout you guys!"
2 hours ago
Greg Ballantyne replied to Greg Ballantyne's discussion Can We STAND Another String Discussion? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Better than a week into the EBs and I'm still loving them. I'm a little suprised by Stephen's experience on his Performer, since my Maritime is also a spruce top with HG finish. Of course the mahogany may be different from the maple…"
3 hours ago
Terry Angelli commented on Terry Angelli's video
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I Believe I'm In Love With You

"Yes I know it's not Acoustic but I thought this clip captured my band Vintage Vibe at it's best."
3 hours ago
Terry Angelli posted a video

I Believe I'm In Love With You

This is a live performance of "I Believe I'm In Love With You"
3 hours ago
Greg Ballantyne commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Of course the body size difference is another set of issues - but then sometimes I have a tendency to over analyze. I'm going to try a strap and a thinner pick first."
3 hours ago
Greg Ballantyne commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"All of the above, with one or two other differences... the strings seem to pluck differently, so I'm thinking about changing from my standard pick for that guitar. Finding the right string at the right time with the pick is also different, but…"
3 hours ago
Gary McNaughton commented on bottleneck_blues's group Delta Blues
"Hi Michael! Hope you enyoy your new resonator and you have a great new friend and have many year's of happy playing together! Kind Regards Gary :-) Ps; is it a single cone Resonstor?"
5 hours ago
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6 hours ago
Alan Cargile replied to Elton Bloye's discussion Coated vs Non-coated in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"LOL!!!  You all crack me up sometimes! Stephen you could write a jingle for the company...;-)"
6 hours ago
Antonio Cotichini posted a blog post

So long John...

I first met John Renbourn in 1990. He was playing some gigs with Bert Jansch and Danny Thompson in the north of Italy. We had some talking at the end of the performance about his Franklin OM that I liked a lot. He was a very kind and friendly person. Since then I met him in another couple of occasions, always spending a few minutes talking about guitars. The last time was in 2007 and I remember him laughing when I told him I didn't like his last guitar, a Bown. I hope he'll meet Bert in heaven…See More
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Saul Kuciauskas updated their profile
9 hours ago
Martin van Dooremalen replied to Martin van Dooremalen's discussion How did you become involved in your worship role and/or how long have you been doing it? in the group Worship Leaders
"Thanks for joining in and sharing your experience Jeremy. I admit that I struggle to have a worshipful heart at all times so thanks for that reminder. I think it's much easier to have that heart of worship in a corporate or congregational…"
11 hours ago
jeff skinner posted a photo
11 hours ago
Jeremy Richmann added a discussion to the group Frets Repair
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Classical Guitar in need of a new neck angle.

I work for a local instrument repair shop in Omaha and I recently checked in a classical guitar that had a very high action and as a result the saddle was pretty much none existent. So short of dismantling the whole guitar and changing the angle where the neck meets the body I elected to remove the frets and plan down the fingerboard and put new frets in. I was wondering if any of you fine individuls here have come a crossed anything like thing before. If so how to you go about solving the…See More
12 hours ago

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New Acoustic Guitar Website!

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 — 7 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 — 1 Comment

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

Connect with guitarists here at the Acoustic Guitar Community!

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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Email problems? 3 Replies

Anyone else have problems getting notices when people post reply's etc. here? For some reason a with few of the groups I belong to I never receive them even though I have NOT checked the "do not…Continue

Started by Terry Angelli in Gear. Last reply by Margaret Galbraith on Thursday.

New Video! (Percussive Guitar/Fingerstyle)

Hello! Check out my new recording and let me know what you think! :) It would mean a lot if you subscribed to my youtube channel or shared my video. …Continue

Started by Stewart Youngblutt in Playing Guitar on Sunday.

hello everyone, new to the forum. 10 Replies

I've been playing poorly for about 40 years now but what the hell I love it anyway. I own a Gibson dobro, Ibanez aes, Ibanez AEG, Mitchell MX 420 (my favorite), Gitano acoustic, Gitano acoustic Bass,…Continue

Started by eddie arndt in Uncategorized. Last reply by eddie arndt Mar 21.

Finger Style/Percussive Acoustic Guitar 4 Replies

Hello from Australia! I'm new to the forum and wanting to say hello and share some of my videos. I'm a finger style acoustic guitarist and have been experimenting with percussive elements inspired by…Continue

Tags: Antoine, Dufour, ackee, andy, guitar

Started by Stewart Youngblutt in Playing Guitar. Last reply by Stewart Youngblutt Mar 19.

What's the first song or 2 you learned to play on the guitar? 53 Replies

Another thread got me thinking about this and thought it would be fun to hear what songs helped others get started on guitar.  So, if you can recall that far back [ ;-p ] what was the first 1 or 2…Continue

Tags: singing, easy, chords, songs, learning

Started by Tony K. in Playing Guitar. Last reply by eddie arndt Mar 18.

What kind of/maker of pick do you like best? 8 Replies

Am thinking about a Clayton wood pick for a more natural tone.  What do y'all use?Continue

Started by Michael Shaw in Beginners. Last reply by eddie arndt Mar 18.

If you could only own ONE acoustic for the rest of your life ... 129 Replies

What would you choose and why?  Money is no obstacle for this discussion! Remember, just one ... for the rest of your life.  Period.PS:  I know it's a hard question, LOL.  But, that's why it make an…Continue

Started by Jud Hair in Gear. Last reply by jerry Shadrick Mar 13.

PLZ Help! Girl need advices on what guitar she should buy. (Seagull, S&P) 23 Replies

Hello, It is the first time I post. I am a beginner on Guitar. I am thinking of buying a guitar and I have read a lots of materials online. I have narrowed my choice to Seagull, S&P. The guitars…Continue

Tags: Elements, Natural, Simon, Seagull, Patrick

Started by Carol in Gear. Last reply by jerry Shadrick Mar 13.

Story of One Year 16 Replies

OK, I am totally new to the guitar.  Bought my first guitar at the age of 41 (earlier this month - February, 2015).I enjoy the practice sessions I have, and try to get a minimum of 30 minutes per…Continue

Started by Matt McBride in Beginners. Last reply by Reinhard Hartmann Mar 13.

Silk/steel strings....... 7 Replies

I just bought a Fender CP100 yesterday which had been played only twice; the owner was a piano teacher, but couldn't get the hang of guitar.  Her friend in the store had changed the strings to make…Continue

Started by James Baxter Bain in Gear. Last reply by Jan Vigne Mar 9.



 
 
 

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