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Jud Hair commented on Jud Hair's group Sugar Mountain: The Neil Young Group ...
"Edward ... here's the link to Music Vault  https://www.youtube.com/user/musicvault"
29 minutes ago
Edward Sparks commented on Jud Hair's group Sugar Mountain: The Neil Young Group ...
"Hey ian, sounds great can you give us a link?  I am not familiar with the sight you are referring to.  Thanks, Edward "
1 hour ago
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ian hopkins commented on Jud Hair's group Sugar Mountain: The Neil Young Group ...
"lots of new neil young on you tube ..music vault channel ..check it out before the lawyers start taking it down"
10 hours ago
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Capo Users Group

If you use a capo...for anything...then you belong here!
12 hours ago
paul stokes commented on MÁRIO RIBEIRO's group Manouche Jazz Guitar
"My friends are in a jazz style band The Bigsby Brothers, the lead guitarist has been heavily influenced by Django who was undoubtedly a genius of the Gypsy jazz genre, especially considering his horrible accident early on in his life. Thought I…"
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paul stokes joined MÁRIO RIBEIRO's group
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Manouche Jazz Guitar

For all lovers of Django Reinhardt music!
19 hours ago
Jim Yates commented on grant's group Coffee House Players
"Phil, I doubt that my parents would have understood or appreciated it either, but I was living with folks who did appreciate it at the time."
21 hours ago
Phil Manuel commented on grant's group Coffee House Players
"Probably right, Jim. Never had the poster, my parents would not have understood it, they barely liked me listening to "underground" music, as it was called in those days. The poster was commentary on the commercialism in the music…"
22 hours ago
Michael McBride commented on grant's group Coffee House Players
"George Q: I think you have to upload your audio file to a hosting service like SoundCloud, and then place a link to it here on the comment wall."
22 hours ago
Edward Sparks commented on Edward Sparks's group Gibson Acoustic Owners
"Great news about Jackson Browne, a long time Gibson player... Jackson Browne Honored for Lifetime Achievement July 8, 2014 Jackson Browne has been selected to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Americana Music Association. He’ll…"
22 hours ago
Jim Yates commented on grant's group Coffee House Players
"No doubt the drunk/high fan was referring to the famous Frank Zappa Crappa poster that many of us had on our bathroom doors in the sixties."
22 hours ago
Jud Hair commented on Jud Hair's group Sugar Mountain: The Neil Young Group ...
"Michael ... I always get a kick out of Fallon doing Neil ... :-)"
23 hours ago
Phil Manuel commented on grant's group Coffee House Players
"In the movie "Blow Up" Jeff Beck appears in a scene where he does the "smash me guitar" bit, and in the movie "Sweet and Lowdown"', Sean Penn trashes his gypsy guitar. I'd agree, Jud, it makes me sick to watch…"
23 hours ago
Tony K. replied to Derick Chatfield's discussion UK Excursion folk. in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Not just in the U.S.  I'm in Canada and I'm also wondering WHY are those solid top models only available in the UK?  Anyone here know?  I'm just curious.  I'm trying to think of some logical or marketing…"
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Derick Chatfield replied to Derick Chatfield's discussion UK Excursion folk. in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Hi Dan Thanks for the reply. Yes the walnut ones are available here in the UK also, price £359. http://www.kennysmusic.co.uk/seagull-excursion-walnut-dreadnought-sg"
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Michael McBride commented on Jud Hair's group Sugar Mountain: The Neil Young Group ...
"He might not be Neil, but he's pretty darn close…and funny! Jimmy Fallon does NY with CSN!"
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FloridaGull replied to Derick Chatfield's discussion UK Excursion folk. in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"http://www.seagullguitars.com/seagull_excursion_walnutmj.html Athough they do not mention the solid tops in the general Excursion link, when you click on the individual walnut guitars you'll see that the specs mention a solid top... However,…"
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Greg Ballantyne replied to Greg Ballantyne's discussion The Mandolin Bug is Biting This Year in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
" Dave, no offense taken - some jokes just are better told in person I reckon, which reminds me of a joke.....maybe later...  Anyhow I'm still thinking that the $500 to $600 price point might be the place to aim for, after all my…"
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Dan Halbert replied to Derick Chatfield's discussion UK Excursion folk. in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"The exclusivity to Europe appears to be a solid spruce top with laminate cherry sides. The walnut ones are available in the US with solid spruce tops, e.g. http://www.sweetwater.com/store/search.php?s=excursion&Go=Search ."
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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

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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On the playlist... 77 Replies

Here's a place to share some recommendations for music that are on your playlist. The lists are not about what's new in music, but just music getting your play time...April 2012Neil Young, "Live At…Continue

Started by Phil Manuel in Players. Last reply by Phil Manuel on Tuesday.

Playing at meetup events 3 Replies

I'm usually the last one to find things out, but about six months ago I joined a meetup group here in NJ, and I have to say that it has been great. A bunch of guys (every once in while a woman will…Continue

Started by Michael Fragnito in Players. Last reply by Ken Rogers Jul 3.

Props for Morgan Finlay 1 Reply

Just want to give props to my friend Morgan Finlay from Vancouver, who is about to release his new CD entitled "Latitude" ...Morgan is a terrific young singer/songwriter who is going to go far. …Continue

Started by Jud Hair in Players. Last reply by paul stokes Jul 2.

Music Is Better Than Tylenol 1 Reply

This post goes out to all fellow fathers (and mothers!) - how many of you played guitar for your crying infant?  My wife and I had our first, a little girl, this January 18th of 2012.  I noticed…Continue

Started by Bill Wray in Uncategorized. Last reply by paul stokes Jul 1.

Open Mikes 11 Replies

The other night I attended a world famous open mike.  It was well run and most of the entertainment was good. 90% of the performers and their friends left after their “performance” leaving by the…Continue

Started by Daryl Kosinski in Uncategorized. Last reply by paul stokes Jul 1.

Build your own acoustic guitar kits 1 Reply

Ive seen most of the kits available and cannot find a gibson kit .I want to build any of the jumbo's. Someone please enlighten me.Continue

Started by Gregory M .Kover in Players. Last reply by George Welch Jun 29.

Too many guitars

I've reached the point where I am starting to shed guitars because I just have too many, but I find I have an emotional attachment to all of these babies.Yesterday I pulled a Michael Gurian Classical…Continue

Started by Michael Fragnito in Gear Jun 27.

Going out and performing 12 Replies

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. Last reply by Menna Azulay Jun 27.

Songs To Play 19 Replies

Adding a section here to share links to tabs and videos of songs that are really nice to play on acoustic guitar. If you have some to share just add to this discussion.  I really don't have a lot of…Continue

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Started by Phil Manuel in Playing Guitar. Last reply by Phil Manuel Jun 25.

What is the method of learning that is working best for you? 2 Replies

Hello all!I Have been practicing every day and learning to play guitar for the first time in my life. I am 52 years old and have always wanted to learn to play. I am very curious about the methods…Continue

Started by Scott L Ritchie in Beginners. Last reply by Jan Vigne Jun 22.



 
 
 

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