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Elton Bloye commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Robert, hoping to hear that you will relieve yourself soon ;) "
4 hours ago
Elton Bloye replied to Fred Parczewski's discussion The New 2015 Seagull Artist Concert Hall in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I agree, its weird. If I had to grab this, I would replace the pickup for sure.  The Element is not bad for a UST, but its nothing like the quality of a dual-source, or even a good on-board single source mic (Lyric). But if its comparable to an…"
4 hours ago
Martin van Dooremalen commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Robert --- as long as there is $2000 on that card the relief has not happened.......you have to take the Rolaids for them to provide relief. P-)"
4 hours ago
Rusty Luthe joined Falling 4 You's group
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Tips and tricks on Acoustic guitar

Talk about anything guitar related that you feel will help others become a better player
7 hours ago
Rusty Luthe joined James Sennett's group
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Martin Owners

For those who own one or more Martin guitars, those who want to own a Martin, or those who just like talking about Martins
7 hours ago
Robert Williamson commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Terry, I liked your 60's pix so i posted one of my own on my page I've hung on to..."
9 hours ago
Robert Williamson posted a photo

as a teen (early 60's) with his Sitar

Me playing my sitar with two buddies using my bongos and my Espana (Finnish) classical.Note black light :) No wonder we all wore glasses.
9 hours ago
Robert Williamson commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I.....loaded 2000$ on my pre-paid card...GAS relief?"
9 hours ago
Terry Angelli posted a photo

Circa 1966

My then girlfriend now wife Jackie and my best bud Roger Parcellin with Colonel Aloysius McNutt the family dog.
11 hours ago
Gary McNaughton replied to Rob Anderlik's discussion Feelin' Bad Blues in the group Lap Steel/Slide Guitar
"Sounds really cool Rob! I like your style. Beautiful! Kind regards Gary :-)"
11 hours ago
Neil Zimmerman posted an event
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Perry Hall Folk Music Night, featuring Brooksie Wells at Perry Hall United Methodist Church

April 18, 2015 from 7pm to 10pm
Monthly "open mike" Folk Music Night is held Saturdays. Admission is free, but donations are welcome. The featured performer this month is Brooksie Wells. Her web site is http://www.brooksiewells.com/ .See More
11 hours ago
Rex Edmonds replied to Jud Hair's discussion Seeking help with writer's block issue ... need a name for my road!! in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Skinny Dip Road"
12 hours ago
Kurt Chandler commented on Kurt Chandler's album
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My Acoustic Guitars

"I also added my tenor guitars to the photo album. 1951 Martin 5-15T in all mahogany and Lark in the Morning Rosewood."
12 hours ago
Kurt Chandler commented on Kurt Chandler's album
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My Acoustic Guitars

"I just sold my 1996 Guild F5CE and bought a Blueridge BR-65KCE Koa small jumbo/Grand auditorium guitar.  The Guild was East Indian Rosewood and had deep emotion stirring overtones for me, but I bought a Gibson J-185 EC-Rosewood that does the…"
13 hours ago
Avalon angler replied to Matt McBride's discussion Story of One Year
"Hello Matt; I don't know if this will provide any solace to you or not but I think I just may be "pulling on the same oar" so to speak in that I am recently coming around to something I abandoned years ago...playing guitar... but…"
14 hours ago
Avalon angler replied to Ian Miller's discussion Stan Rogers and DADGAD in the group DADGAD
"To contine this as an addendum.... Allthough not quite in DADGAD  but close actually DADGBD is Stans' own version of "Giant" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=skbnjd6_tBU   Here's a respectable cover and I'm sure…"
16 hours ago
Hoosier Picker replied to Jud Hair's discussion Seeking help with writer's block issue ... need a name for my road!! in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Mockin'bird Road"
17 hours ago
Jud Hair replied to Jud Hair's discussion Seeking help with writer's block issue ... need a name for my road!! in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Well, yes ... sort of.  But I ran out of steam."
18 hours ago
Jud Hair replied to Jud Hair's discussion Seeking help with writer's block issue ... need a name for my road!! in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Now that's kinda unique! "
18 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

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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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Story of One Year 4 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 Avalon angler 14 hours ago.

What's the first song or 2 you learned to play on the guitar? 49 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 Avalon angler 20 hours ago.

Senior Newb 2 Replies

By means of "Colloquial vernacular""How are ye now me li'l  buddies?"Greetings from the rocky cragged shores of Newfoundland... Canada eh!I usually answer to the name of Andrew but Pop and other…Continue

Started by Avalon angler in Uncategorized. Last reply by Avalon angler 20 hours ago.

Looking for a Vox Folk Twelve Electric

Hi :-)I am looking to buy a Vox Folk Twelve Electric. Preferably in great shape.I have been searching, but I haven´t found the right one.Any help would be greatly appreciated!Best regardsNiklas…Continue

Started by Niklas Schneidermann in Gear Feb 24.

Cole Clark acoustic guitars 9 Replies

My son has been using my guitar for now but his fingers are too long for the narrow neck on mine. He plays electric bass And has a couple of Waricks and an Ibenez. Also plays keyboard but wants to…Continue

Started by Margaret Galbraith in Gear. Last reply by Margaret Galbraith Feb 23.

PLZ Help! Girl need advices on what guitar she should buy. (Seagull, S&P) 21 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 ian hopkins Feb 23.

African Fingerstyle 7 Replies

Hi. I am preparing free online courses in African Fingerstyle for Beginners and Advanced. I'd be very glad to share with you. As a guitarist you might not need to take the lessons on Basics which…Continue

Started by Becaye Aw in Playing Guitar. Last reply by Becaye Aw Feb 23.

All-Solid wood Mahogany 000 or OM guitar recommendations... 4 Replies

Hi all,I am in the market for the above axe with an ebony or rosewood fretboard. I am willing to pay the Collings or Santa Cruz price (cringe)! but would rather stay within the $1500 to $2500 range.…Continue

Started by David VanderMolen in Gear. Last reply by David VanderMolen Feb 21.

Guild F412 12 string

I have a 2005 Guild F412 jumbo 12 finished with rosewood sides & back , not the flamed maple as most are. Can anyone shed some light, maybe a  special or F512 with wrong label..... thanksContinue

Started by Graham Thompson in Gear Feb 19.

Ultra light gauge strings 10 Replies

I have rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia but trying to get back into playing. I play folk finger-picking style. Any suggestions on strings if you have a similar problem. Playing does help but…Continue

Started by Margaret Galbraith in Gear. Last reply by Margaret Galbraith Feb 18.



 
 
 

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