"Handy thing that Spec Wizard but only for current models. However if you dig about a bit on the Martin site you can generally find 'out of production' models as well. I have an OMC-Aura and it is on the site, easier to find than the actual…"
"Maybe this is old news, but if you haven't seen this site, it will answer hundreds of questions and save you a ton of time when comparing Martin model specs side-by-side ... Martin Guitar "Spec Wizard""
"Back in 1978 with 3 young kids and not much else, my wonderful wife and I managed to scrape together $600 to buy me a heavily gigged used '70 D-28. It had the "killer tone" and a badly worn neck, and I'm happy to say I still…"
"thank you all for your kind words. I never thought I would have a martin. if fact before I got this one I was thinking about upgrading my blueridge BR 140 to a BR 180. then my wife says, "why don't you quit dicking around and buy a…"
"The Martin Uke finally went for $414.
I love the look of the Gibson Hummingbird but I'd rather have a D-28. I have a 1977 Yamaha FG-350W, which is a copy of the D-28, spruce over rosewood. Loud and boomy!!"
"finally, after playing guitar since age 15 I own a Martin D-28. absolutely the best acoustic I have ever owned. in the early '90's I had a low level endorsement (very low level) with Gibson. I was able to borrow anything, so I had a…"
"I also posted this on the Levin/Goya page. Apparently about 200 D-18s were built in Sweden at the Levin factory shortly after Martin bought Levin. They were labeled LD-18. Have any of you ever seen one of these guitars? I…"
"Mere pocket money for a man of your resources Jim! They seem to go for a bit less than that going by recent eBay sales. However a thing is only worth what someone is willing to pay for it, so good luck to them. Suppose it's better than putting…"
Greetings James...so sorry I won't be able to make to Newnan this weekend, gonna spend time with my daughter and grandkids from Alaska, have'nt seen them in two years....you guys have a great time.
Hi James......working on my schedule today to see if I can make arrangements to be in Newnan this Saturday for some front porch pickin'. I think it will work out, if so,I'll let you know by Friday.
I know you like (as do I) Dan Fogelberg...do you play one of his called "Make Love Stay?" The original on the album was from the 80's and it is pretty upbeat...but his live versions were much more mellow and slower...beautiful really. There is a live DVD he has out that is really incredible, but the best part in my opinion is the acoustic set he does in the middle of it...really great. He even does a fingerpicked blues tuine that he plays slide on...not typical Fogelberg! It is called
"Dan Fogelberg Live: Greetings from tthe West
and there is also a CD audio version of the best of it. If you haven't seen it, it is a must have!
Dan Fogelberg Live: Greetings From The West
Released October 1991 by Epic Records. It was recorded live at the Fox Theatre in St. Louis, Missouri on June 25, 1991. Greetings From The West is also available as a full length Sony Music video and DVD.
The Wild Places
Over & Over
Rhythm Of The Rain
The Spirit Trail
Make Love Stay
Road Beneath My Wheels
A Cry In The Forest
Run For The Roses
Believe In Me
Leader Of The Band
The Power Of Gold
Lonely In Love
Language Of Love
Part Of The Plan
Same Old Lang Syne
There's A Place In The World For A Gambler
Dan Fogelberg - lead electric guitar, acoustic guitar, keyboards, vocals
Tim Weisberg (Special Guest) - flute
Michael Botts - drums, percussion
Vince Melamed - keyboards, vocals
Jim Photoglo - bass, vocals
Robert McEntee - second electric guitar, acoustic guitar, keyboards, electric slide guitar, vocals
Louis Cortelezzi - sax, flute, woodwinds, keyboards, percussionProduced by Dan Fogelberg with Marty Lewis for Full Moon Productions
P.S. Did you decide on that new Martin yet. lots of great advice in the Martin Group, but I would still pu my trust in Jody!
James...Jim...JImmy...A rose by any other name, etc. (hear me chuckle). My Thomasville is about 15 miles from the Ga./Fla. line, or 30 miles from Tallahassee. I've never been to Newnan...but would love to make the trip..being retired, I have lots of free time. I'll plan on comming up your way for some front porch pickin'..have a blessed day and I'll get back to you soon.