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Charley Hill


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South Carolina
Post Posted 20 Mar 2017 7:24 pm     Reply with quote



Picture was taken at "Scotty's" in 1997.


On this day, 2011 we lost a pioneer!

RIP Ralph Mooney.
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Jeff Harbour


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Western Ohio, USA
Post Posted 21 Mar 2017 2:14 am     Reply with quote

One of my biggest influences ever. Can we make the case that Moon was THE original steel player of the 'Bakersfield Sound'?

Either way, he could make such few notes go so far.
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Dale Thompson


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Tennessee, USA
Post Posted 21 Mar 2017 5:25 am     Reply with quote

Ralph Mooney was by far my biggest influence. Rainy Day Woman started me down the long road of steel guitar.
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Jerry Hayes


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Virginia Beach, Va.
Post Posted 21 Mar 2017 7:54 am     Reply with quote

Either way, he could make such few notes go so far.[/quote]

"Such few notes".... I'd say he probably played a lot more notes in his solos than most other steel players and on fewer strings....JH in Va.
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Don't matter who's in Austin (or anywhere else) Ralph Mooney is still the king!!!
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Jeff Harbour


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Western Ohio, USA
Post Posted 21 Mar 2017 8:04 am     Reply with quote

Good point... I probably should've said "such simple lines"...
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