"I've checked all these sites - done Bing/Google and any other thing I can think of and it's not on any of these sites. That's why I thought perhaps someone here might have what I'm looking for - I guess no one does this…"
"Sadly, now Doc has gone home, as I'm sure most have heard. We can be grateful for his long life and the great music he leaves us with, not to mention the inspiration to be derived from trying to approach his playing. Me, I'm…"
"Hmmm... Four "banjo killers" and one banjo. Which one comes through loudest? Man, this is both a pleasure and a sadness to watch and listen to. Earl, Merle, and now Doc is in the hospital. Makes you wonder about the future, huh?
"First Earl; now Doug. Bad news every time I turn around (found out yesterday that my wife is critically ill).
I have always admired Doug. He was a huge influence on John McEuen. Doug's Tune is one of my all time favorites. Notice how he picks…"
Well, brother take that little recorder out and record yourself. I'd appreciate listening. I'm not after perfection in my recordings, just the truth as it's played at the time. I know I've got work to…"
Thanks for your invitation to friendship. I'm glad to make this connection, and look forward to getting better acquainted with you. Since retiring, I have made music my chief recreational pursuit, and an expanding network of friends sharing this common interest has been one of the greatest benefits.
I have an old volume pedal that is wonderful, but I've resisted adding one more thing to set up. When I'm at the mic, I like being able to make adjustments without walking back to the amp or mixing board.
Thank you. It is definitely one of my favorite guitars. However, I'm not pleased with the Baggs pickup I had installed. I wanted volume control which isn't a feature of the Gold Plus pickups I have in many of my dreadnoughts. You might want to check out the new acoustic-electric model Martin has. It's sapele not mahogany, but they are virtually the same thing. http://www.martinguitar.com/guitars/choosing/guitars.php?m=DRS1&s=R&p=ge