INSTRUCTION STRINGS ACCESSORIES MUSIC LINKS
 Visit Our Catalog at SteelGuitarShopper.com for Steel Guitars, Strings, Instruction, Music and Accessories 
Forum Index
where steel players meet online
The Steel Guitar Forum

Post new topic Slim Roberts
Reply to topic
Author Topic:  Slim Roberts
Bob Shelton


From:
Spring Branch, Texas, USA
Post Posted 25 Dec 2016 8:47 am     Reply with quote

Slim was a well-known Texas fiddler and vocalist, last playing for his Texas Weather band with his daughter Deborah Kay and sons-in-law Buddy Braun and Larry Patton. He passed away on December 8 in San Antonio. With 65 years of performances under his belt, Slim was full of colorful stories, and he was especially partial to steel players.

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/sanantonio/obituary.aspx?page=lifestory&pid=183204343
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail
Sonny Jenkins


From:
New Braunfels, Tx. 78130
Post Posted 27 Dec 2016 7:08 am     Reply with quote

Sorry to hear that bad bit of news Bob. I wonder if Slim was in any way related to Jason Roberts, fiddle player for Asleep at the Wheel?
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail
Tommy Detamore


From:
Floresville, Texas
Post Posted 30 Dec 2016 7:01 pm     Reply with quote

Slim was a great guy, fun to play with and fun to be around. We were from the same area in Virginia and we loved to talk about our old neck of the woods. Nashville's A-Team guitarist Ray Edenton was from Slim's home town of Mineral and he and Slim were lifelong friends.

Love you Slim. RIP...
_________________
Tommy Detamore

www.cherryridgestudio.com
www.steelguitartracksonline.com
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail Visit poster's website
Herb Steiner


From:
Spicewood TX 78669
Post Posted 3 Jan 2017 6:13 am     Reply with quote

Sad that I missed this... when I joined Bush in 1992, Slim was fronting the band and was my roommate on our road trips. Always had great stories to tell. Fiddle on, big guy!
_________________
Herb's Steel Guitar Pages
Texas Steel Guitar Association
Allison String Instruments
My rig: Infinity and Telonics.

Son, we live in a world with walls, and those walls have to be guarded by men with steel guitars. Who's gonna do it? You? You, Lt. Weinberg?
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail Visit poster's website
Skeeter Stultz


From:
LOMITA, California, USA
Post Posted 3 Jan 2017 8:56 pm     Reply with quote

When I was stationed at Brooks AFB in 1964 Slim was riding with me down south of San Antonio and he was talking about never finishing anything he started to do. Told me about being in the AF for 12 years and the squadron number at Lacklin and something popped in my head. I said "Blood is fluid tissue". He looked over at me and said that he didn't think he made an impression on anybody. In 1964 he was Slim Roberts, but in 1961 he was TSgt Roberts. One of my basic training instructors.
_________________
GFI ULTRA D-10, EVANS, FENDER 2000 (WORN OUT) TWIN REVERB W/JBL'S, OLD 4-10 BASSMAN
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail

All times are GMT - 8 Hours
Jump to:  

Our Online Catalog
Strings, CDs, instruction,
steel guitars & accessories

www.SteelGuitarShopper.com

Steel Guitar Music
Instrumental steel guitar CDs for your permanent collection
www.SteelGuitarMusic.com

Please review our Forum Rules and Policies

The Steel Guitar Forum
148 South Cloverdale Blvd.
Cloverdale, CA 95425 USA

Support This Forum


BIAB Styles
Ray Price Shuffles for Band-in-a-Box
by Jim Baron
HTTP