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  Topic: Lever that raises atrings 1 & 7 to G
Chris Templeton

Replies: 26
Views: 1994

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 22 Oct 2017 3:44 pm   Subject: Lever that raises atrings 1 & 7 to G
I like 1st string F#>G# and 6th stringG#> F# both with splits.
The F#>G# has quite the throw. There are a bunch of older guitars that won't make a whole step raise on the first string. you c ...
  Topic: Any good for steel?
Chris Templeton

Replies: 3
Views: 348

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 22 Oct 2017 2:20 pm   Subject: Any good for steel?
I used to use a Special 130 for steel and it is a great little amp. The low notes on C6th really hold up surprisingly well with that 12" speaker. Sure was nice change from hauling a Session 500 a ...
  Topic: 'Houston
Chris Templeton

Replies: 5
Views: 326

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 22 Oct 2017 1:56 pm   Subject: 'Houston
Thanks Frank, I forgot about that one. A great tempo especially for dancing. Slightly slower than "Houston".
When did that classic three or four note harmonic, then slide up 12 frets, fir ...
  Topic: 'Houston
Chris Templeton

Replies: 5
Views: 326

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 22 Oct 2017 9:47 am   Subject: 'Houston
Buddy's version of "Oklahoma Stop" in his "Expedition E9" course is super for C6th on E9th. Jim Palenscar might have a few copies at Steel Guitars Of The North Country.
I did fi ...
  Topic: 'Houston
Chris Templeton

Replies: 5
Views: 326

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 21 Oct 2017 5:36 pm   Subject: 'Houston
I posted this a while ago, but I'm posting again because I played a four hour gig and got back home turned on my transistor radio, and "Houston" was on.
My hat's off to you who enjoyed hea ...
  Topic: Leg Muscle Cramps
Chris Templeton

Replies: 29
Views: 1202

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 21 Oct 2017 4:52 pm   Subject: Leg Muscle Cramps
I've had those leg cramps from time to time, but what also bothered me was what they call "restless leg syndrome", or as I call it,"leg twitching", so I researched on the the web a ...
  Topic: Gary Claxton demo song
Chris Templeton

Replies: 6
Views: 377

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 19 Oct 2017 6:23 am   Subject: Gary Claxton demo song
Thank you, Bill.
Redd is fantastic!
In the early 90's, I played in the house band at a club called "The Gorge", in Victoria, Vancouver Island, and Redd was in the group. I think this was ...
  Topic: My Leavitt Tuning CDs/Books
Chris Templeton

Replies: 8
Views: 433

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 19 Oct 2017 4:22 am   Subject: My Leavitt Tuning CDs/Books
Hello Mike, Nice to see you here!
  Topic: Holding Things Together
Chris Templeton

Replies: 6
Views: 483

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 18 Oct 2017 4:46 pm   Subject: Holding Things Together
Fantastic Mathew! What I like about that is I don't hear Paul in your playing, I hear you!
  Topic: Gary Claxton demo song
Chris Templeton

Replies: 6
Views: 377

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 18 Oct 2017 1:29 pm   Subject: Gary Claxton demo song
Pure honkey tonk is right.
Here's another one:
http://picosong.com/w3Q5L/
I guess he liked steel. Nobody else to trade fills with.
  Topic: Song from my new 2017 CD
Chris Templeton

Replies: 21
Views: 2789

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 18 Oct 2017 12:35 pm   Subject: Song from my new 2017 CD
Super Ron!! I love the augmented change you did at 1:26.
  Topic: Gary Claxton demo song
Chris Templeton

Replies: 6
Views: 377

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 18 Oct 2017 12:06 pm   Subject: Gary Claxton demo song
In the early 90's, when lived in San Francisco, I recorded on some Gary Claxton demo songs, which I recently found. Gary was from Oklahoma an outstanding country vocalist.
He is no longer with us.
A ...
  Topic: 8 string lap steel capo suggestions?
Chris Templeton

Replies: 20
Views: 1036

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 3 Sep 2017 10:08 am   Subject: 8 string lap steel capo suggestions?
Look at Jerry's left shoulder. It hardly moves when he's playing.
When I took lessons with Jerry Byrd, he would sometimes give my left shoulder a little slap to remind me not to move my shoulder whe ...
  Topic: Steel Guitar Convention-Scotty and family Thank You
Chris Templeton

Replies: 5
Views: 594

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 2 Sep 2017 4:18 am   Subject: Steel Guitar Convention-Scotty and family Thank You
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  Topic: Steel Guitar Convention-Scotty and family Thank You
Chris Templeton

Replies: 5
Views: 594

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 1 Sep 2017 3:58 pm   Subject: Steel Guitar Convention-Scotty and family Thank You
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Thank you all the Scotts!
  Topic: An open letter toFuzzy guitars, and Mitsuo Fujii
Chris Templeton

Replies: 4
Views: 806

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 1 Sep 2017 9:15 am   Subject: An open letter toFuzzy guitars, and Mitsuo Fujii
Fujii-san putting the final touches on my pedal/non-pedal neck at his shop in Tachikawa City (late 80's).
http://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix1504/12521_12521_Mitsuo_Fujii_1_2.jpg
  Topic: "Houston"- Gatlins
Chris Templeton

Replies: 0
Views: 460

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 30 Aug 2017 7:06 am   Subject: "Houston"- Gatlins
Buddy told me that "Houston" was recorded in Florida, and on the way there or returning to Nashville, he saw the space shuttle blow up in the sky.
This might have been the song that inspire ...
  Topic: Looking to borrow a pedal steel in Solvang, CA
Chris Templeton

Replies: 6
Views: 847

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 29 Aug 2017 1:55 pm   Subject: Looking to borrow a pedal steel in Solvang, CA
Hi Brett - I don't have any current contact for John McFee, but his was mailing address was Solvang around 1990.
  Topic: Lloyd & JayDee - Hickory Wind
Chris Templeton

Replies: 16
Views: 2094

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 21 Aug 2017 3:59 pm   Subject: Lloyd & JayDee - Hickory Wind
Fricken' fantastic! You KNOW they were cracking up BIG TIME at rehearsal when they were doing those reverse slants!
  Topic: Emmons/Pennington Swing:
Chris Templeton

Replies: 2
Views: 562

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 19 Aug 2017 1:02 pm   Subject: Emmons/Pennington Swing:
I was honored that Buddy invited me to go to one Of The Swing Shift sessions. I believe it was for the "We're Steel Swingin' " record.
I know it was such a treat for Buddy to work with suc ...
  Topic: Mike Neer Westfield, NJ Jazz Festival-July/Aug.
Chris Templeton

Replies: 26
Views: 2792

PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 18 Aug 2017 11:48 am   Subject: Mike Neer Westfield, NJ Jazz Festival-July/Aug.
Joaquin Murphy never died, he's just residing in Mike Neer's hide. Smile
  Topic: Sierra Steel Guitars
Chris Templeton

Replies: 108
Views: 24201

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 17 Aug 2017 6:17 pm   Subject: Sierra Steel Guitars
I have the relationships wrong. I am corrected:
"I have no ownership or partners. Sierra still solely owned by Ed Littlefield and there are no partners"- Ross
  Topic: Sierra Steel Guitars
Chris Templeton

Replies: 108
Views: 24201

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 17 Aug 2017 3:51 pm   Subject: Sierra Steel Guitars
I spoke with Ross recently and he made me feel glad that he's taken on Sierra, along with his partner(s). I wish y'all the best for your success in the future-Chris
  Topic: 'Pua Rose' David Keli'i
Chris Templeton

Replies: 15
Views: 1296

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 17 Aug 2017 3:43 pm   Subject: 'Pua Rose' David Keli'i
Beautiful, thanks for posting. I don't what song came first, but there are a lot of similarities to "Nane O Kauai".
  Topic: Lloyd & Jay Dee streamed live Wed 8/16 7:00 pm CST
Chris Templeton

Replies: 8
Views: 930

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 17 Aug 2017 5:51 am   Subject: Lloyd & Jay Dee streamed live Wed 8/16 7:00 pm CST
Great show! I might have trimmed down the length of the couple of guys that came before Lloyd and Jay Dee. Can't wait for their record.
 
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