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Terry Angelli replied to barry's discussion coastline 12 and godin a6 in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Wow you look great! :) Did you supply the canopy or did they?"
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Cyril Lani Pahinui commented on Cyril Lani Pahinui's event Seattle Slack Key festival
"If you are in Seattle Please join us!"
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Cyril Lani Pahinui posted an event

Seattle Slack Key festival at Town Hall Theater Seattle Washington

November 9, 2014 from 1pm to 6pm
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Gary McNaughton posted a status
"Love of Guitar music in its various manifestations and love of music in general Regards Gary"
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Bev updated their profile
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Jud Hair replied to barry's discussion coastline 12 and godin a6 in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"This is a shot in the other direction ...  "
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Bluegrass (Pickers)

A place to get together and talk and play Bluegrass.
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Gary McNaughton joined Doc Fleetwood's group
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Gospel Guitar

For those who love to minister, through guitar, "psalms, hymns and spiritual songs" on a team/band or with solo arrangements.
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Gary McNaughton joined Dan Gabel, Editor & Group Publisher's group
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Fingerstyle players

This is a group for fingerstyle players of all types, from Hedges disciples to Chet channelers.
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Gary McNaughton joined Travis Steele Nevels's group
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Alternate Tunings

Discussions regarding the use of alternate tunings, and how alternate tunings can enhance the musicality of guitar music.
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Gary McNaughton joined David Shade's group
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Resonator Players

A place for discussion and questions for all things resonator - square neck, round neck, blues, bluegrass, gear, etc.
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Gary McNaughton joined Doug MacKenzie's group
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Country Blues

A forum for players and lovers of rural, country blues....
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Gary McNaughton joined bottleneck_blues's group
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Delta Blues

This is for anyone who has a deep passion for the styles of guitar that came out of the Mississippi delta.
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Gary McNaughton joined John Gundrum's group
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Lap Steel/Slide Guitar

A place to discuss lap steel/slide guitar and other incarnations of the instrument ala pedal steel guitar and non-pedal steel guitar. Feel free to discuss building, learning, playing, tunings, maintainance, of new and vintage instruments.See More
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Gary McNaughton joined Michael Robertson's group
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DADGAD

Exploring DADGAD tuning and building a collection DADGAD online resources.Got a question or comment? Post to the Comment Wall.Know of a DADGAD online resource? Add it to the Discussion ForumThanks, Enjoy your playing!See More
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Smokehouse Blues

This Group is dedicated to the preservation of Classic Blues Music.Smokehouse BluesSee More
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Gary McNaughton joined Anton Emery's group
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Celtic Guitar

A place to discuss playing Celtic music on guitar, whether fingerstyle or with a flatpick
11 hours ago
Sharon Peterson replied to Nic Lubbers's discussion Name for evernote-like website for lyricists in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I am interested in beta testing.  So far, every name I've come up with is taken by someone else as a domain name, or it's the name of a band.  If I get inspired, and someone hasn't beaten me to it, I'll float some ideas."
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Ben Coaton shared Acoustic Guitar's page on Facebook
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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

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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I'm looking for info before selling my '89 Yamaha FG-450SA Acoustic Guitar 7 Replies

Hello Everyone!   *New Member*I searched throughout the forum to see if anyone else had a similar post, but to no avail...When I was 15 in '89 my Gran gifted me with a brand new Acoustic Yamaha…Continue

Tags: FG-450SA, Acoustic, Yamaha

Started by Michelle Louise in Gear. Last reply by Jan Vigne on Thursday.

How many guitars do you need?? 14 Replies

There's a nice interview with Tom Petty a few years ago in which he says they have about 144 guitars, but you only need one.  I have a good acoustic, a good electric, and something for the campfire…Continue

Started by tom blegen in Gear. Last reply by Jeff Hatcher on Tuesday.

Restoring an old 1960s guitar? Advice needed 1 Reply

Hey all So I bought a guitar today for R100 (say about $10) and I intend to restore it and return it to full working condition. The guitar I believe is a 1960s Bellini acoustic, they were…Continue

Started by Shahir in Gear. Last reply by Jan Vigne Oct 19.

Hand size and finger reach issues we`ve all had or still have. 19 Replies

I think this is a good place to ask about hand size and finger reach for the people who have smaller/bony fingers. If this is a reduntant thread, please redirect me to any former post.I`ve been…Continue

Started by Coe Franklin in Playing Guitar. Last reply by Mike Conjuay Oct 18.

Robbie Williams Angels 2 Replies

New member hoping for for help in regards to Robbie Williams Angels.  Its my 15 year anniversary coming up, the wedding song was Angels and I wanted to learn how to play it as a part of the…Continue

Started by Graeme Mitchell in Beginners. Last reply by Tony K. Oct 13.

Brazilian guitar 2 Replies

Hi there,Anyone here likes to play Brazilian music on the guitar? I'm asking because I'm starting a project to teach Brazilian guitar to English speakers and I'd like to know what people think about…Continue

Started by Renato Candro in Playing Guitar. Last reply by Renato Candro Oct 13.

Melody and Chords Together? 15 Replies

Hi. I wondered if it is possible to combine melody and chords in the same song. I am using a beginner guitar book, and for some of the songs, you play the melody, with single notes, no chords. For…Continue

Tags: songs, melody, chords

Started by Rosemary j. Lambin in Playing Guitar. Last reply by Mike Conjuay Oct 12.

Stella Kwale scam? 3 Replies

I just joined AGC. I received a personal email from MrsStellaKwale. I did not reply thinking this is Troll or scam.

Started by Dan Stankard in Gear. Last reply by Simon Candy Oct 12.

If you could only own ONE acoustic for the rest of your life ... 122 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 Hoosier Picker Oct 10.

Clean Slate 1 Reply

Hello everyone. My name is Eric Paul and I’m totally new to this group and resonator guitars as well.  In about a month or less I’ll be ordering the Gretsch Boxcar Dobro.  Predominately, the reviews…Continue

Started by Eric Paul in Gear. Last reply by Jan Vigne Oct 9.



 
 
 

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