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  Topic: .. got a new t-shirt :-)
Peter Funk

Replies: 1
Views: 216

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 17 Oct 2017 5:47 am   Subject: .. got a new t-shirt :-)
http://peterfunk-music.de/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/tshirt-1.jpg
  Topic: A Perfectly Good Guitar
Peter Funk

Replies: 5
Views: 2372

PostForum Section: New Product Announcements   Posted: 4 Sep 2017 12:18 am   Subject: A Perfectly Good Guitar
That looks wonderful! Just ordered my copy Very Happy
  Topic: New video: Turn Your Radio On!
Peter Funk

Replies: 0
Views: 247

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 19 Jul 2017 5:16 am   Subject: New video: Turn Your Radio On!
The local radio station here in Goettingen/Germany turned 20 this year and we (Turn Your Radio On <
I post it here in the "steel without pedals" section since there is a short break on d ...
  Topic: My new best friend... 1921 Gibson L-1 archtop
Peter Funk

Replies: 31
Views: 4153

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 7 Jul 2017 2:44 am   Subject: My new best friend... 1921 Gibson L-1 archtop
I bought this one as a 1923 L-3:
http://peterfunk-music.de/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/gibson-l-3-2.jpg

What's the difference to a L-1, L-2 or L-4 (if there are any?)
This is what is printed and s ...
  Topic: Video: Honolulu, How Do You Do?
Peter Funk

Replies: 13
Views: 1255

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 19 Jun 2017 11:06 pm   Subject: Video: Honolulu, How Do You Do?
Das ist sehr gut spielen !
2 Jahre Deutsch in der Schule. Wie gut habe ich gemacht?
sehr gut!
Danke !

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  Topic: Video: Honolulu, How Do You Do?
Peter Funk

Replies: 13
Views: 1255

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 19 Jun 2017 1:56 pm   Subject: Video: Honolulu, How Do You Do?
@ all: Thank you very much for your kind words! Since we're no native speakers/musicians, we appreciate it even more Very Happy
  Topic: Video: Honolulu, How Do You Do?
Peter Funk

Replies: 13
Views: 1255

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 16 Jun 2017 2:05 am   Subject: Video: Honolulu, How Do You Do?
Here's a song, our band "Front Porch Picking" performed in a location that is part of a museum for cars. In Germany we call it a "Milchbar", and there were lots of them in the 1950 ...
  Topic: The Water Is Wide (on Kona style guitar)
Peter Funk

Replies: 0
Views: 426

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 13 Jun 2017 1:33 am   Subject: The Water Is Wide (on Kona style guitar)
This is from a session I did three weeks ago. One of my favourite ballads: [url=https://youtu.be/kWYUb-_qdqQ]"The Water Is Wide"
Played on a Kona style guitar made by my friend Manfred Piet ...
  Topic: Byrd style bar with finger depression
Peter Funk

Replies: 27
Views: 2444

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 8 Jun 2017 12:16 am   Subject: Byrd style bar with finger depression
Since I play Dobro as well as electric lapsteel guitar, I had the idea of having a steelbar with two different ends: One bullet-nose and the other for doing all those quick hammering-ons and pulling o ...
  Topic: New album out with The Country Side of Harmonica Sam
Peter Funk

Replies: 11
Views: 1943

PostForum Section: New Product Announcements   Posted: 31 May 2017 12:24 am   Subject: New album out with The Country Side of Harmonica Sam
Great Music, great artwork Very Happy
I want a copy!
Do you ship to Germany?
  Topic: Would love to play through this rig👍
Peter Funk

Replies: 9
Views: 1887

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 17 May 2017 11:59 pm   Subject: Would love to play through this rig👍
http://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix1504/12366_marshall_back_1.jpg

... now, that's what a Marshall stack often looks like from the back Very Happy
  Topic: Milenberg Joys
Peter Funk

Replies: 3
Views: 656

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 5 Mar 2017 5:56 am   Subject: Milenberg Joys

Please send some of your talent over the pond in a hermetically sealed Mayonnaise Jar to my home address.
And in a separate - somewhat larger package - kindly also send those female dancers.


...
  Topic: Milenberg Joys
Peter Funk

Replies: 3
Views: 656

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 2 Mar 2017 2:21 am   Subject: Milenberg Joys
Last summer our band "Front Porch Picking" invited some local dancers to a concert that took place in a courtyard in the old town of Goettingen ...

Here you can see them dance to one of o ...
  Topic: Super Mario Bros Theme on Pedal Steel!!!
Peter Funk

Replies: 7
Views: 1199

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 15 Feb 2017 2:50 am   Subject: Super Mario Bros Theme on Pedal Steel!!!
That's great! Very Happy
  Topic: Isa Lei
Peter Funk

Replies: 4
Views: 890

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 18 Jan 2017 6:04 am   Subject: Isa Lei
just wondered if you've ever heard the late great Australian pioneer steeler, Les Adams version.
This from an old post about the man.

http://picosong.com/waPb

Funny, how different a song can be ...
  Topic: Isa Lei
Peter Funk

Replies: 4
Views: 890

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 11 Jan 2017 1:07 pm   Subject: Isa Lei
Thank you, Bill!


Steel content: I'm going to use your video as a backing track to learn this song on lap steel. Smile
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  Topic: Isa Lei
Peter Funk

Replies: 4
Views: 890

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 11 Jan 2017 6:08 am   Subject: Isa Lei
I'm wondering, how many of you steel players are doubling on (acoustic) guitar, especially hawaiian slack-key guitar? I recently practiced on a version of Isa Lei: https://youtu.be/stez668Z-V4

Sorr ...
  Topic: White Christmas on 13 string Lap Steel
Peter Funk

Replies: 8
Views: 908

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 9 Dec 2016 3:25 am   Subject: White Christmas on 13 string Lap Steel
Great playing (& and singing)!
  Topic: Video of New Western Swing Authority Christmas song...enjoy.
Peter Funk

Replies: 14
Views: 3530

PostForum Section: New Product Announcements   Posted: 23 Nov 2016 2:09 am   Subject: Video of New Western Swing Authority Christmas song...enjoy.
Wow! This is really fantastic Very Happy Very Happy
Is this an original song?
  Topic: Somewhere Over The Rainbow
Peter Funk

Replies: 7
Views: 1457

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 22 Nov 2016 12:48 am   Subject: Somewhere Over The Rainbow
What program do you use for the video/audio and how do you sync up all those takes to the music?
Thanks, John
PS. That is almost standard guitar tuning.

For editing, I use a software called &quo ...
  Topic: Somewhere Over The Rainbow
Peter Funk

Replies: 7
Views: 1457

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 16 Nov 2016 2:09 pm   Subject: Somewhere Over The Rainbow
That was really good. Thanks for posting it.
Thank you!
Nice work. Is that standard dobro tuning? Is the tab available?
I watched your Smoke in the Water while I was there. Really fun.
How do yo ...
  Topic: Somewhere Over The Rainbow
Peter Funk

Replies: 7
Views: 1457

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 16 Nov 2016 5:37 am   Subject: Somewhere Over The Rainbow
I really like Greg Booth's arrangement for Dobro of this wonderful tune and learned it last weekend (instead of constructing a chicken coop. It was much too cold ...). So here it is (video):
Somewher ...
  Topic: "Hello Josephine" (w. Bavarian Folk Trio)
Peter Funk

Replies: 0
Views: 550

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 23 Aug 2016 1:04 am   Subject: "Hello Josephine" (w. Bavarian Folk Trio)
I play dobro and steel guitar in a group over here in Germany. During our last trip to Bavaria we met with a folk music trio and rehearsed some songs. It was SO MUCH fun Very Happy
Here's a video of one of ...
  Topic: Creston lap steel + demo
Peter Funk

Replies: 11
Views: 2813

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 4 Aug 2016 11:15 pm   Subject: Creston lap steel + demo
That guitar looks and sounds incredible Very Happy

... and your playing is superb!
  Topic: "Auld Lang Syne" on Dobro (video)
Peter Funk

Replies: 2
Views: 530

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 2 Jul 2016 2:39 pm   Subject: "Auld Lang Syne" on Dobro (video)
That is beautiful. The guitar and the playing.

... obviously not the player Winking
 
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