"I have three flat tops. My Gibson LG1 has a Baggs Element. This has a 9 volt battery pack and a volume control in the sound hole. It's not as acoustic sounding as a mic, but it's pretty good, especially if you use a…"
"When smoking was still allowed in Legions, they seemed to be the worse places for smoke. My eyes would sting after a gig and my wife would make me air my case (and clothes) in the back yard for a while after each Legion gig. Some bars…"
"You Are My Flower https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PA6jWj0bTi8
Earl Scruggs used finger picks to play tunes like You Are My Flower and Jimmy Brown The Newsboy. It isn't Travis/Cotton style finger picking, but it's not flat…"
"I'm a relative amateur at reso guitars. I recall in the sixties there was a "We Buy Sell Anything" joint in Dundas, Ontario where they had a lot of old musical instruments. I got my first mandolin, a 1918 Martin…"
"Well, I spent the $25 and bought the little Harmony uke. I've been playing it a lot. I know it's not a high quality instrument, but it blows away the painted sopranos in our local music store. I started out just…"
"Almost the same. The Moon is modeled after the M-26, which was replaced by the N-26 in the early sixties. There was not much difference, but the biggest clue is that the N-26 had the position dots moved to the bass side of the…"
"The old Gibson 12 strings like these B-25-12s came in both pin bridge and tailpiece styles. I have always assumed that the X-bracing on these guitars was designed for a pin bridge. Am I right?Do the pin bridges sound better than the…"