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  Topic: 1969 Emmons pushpull D10 fatback
Dale Rivard

Replies: 3
Views: 1248

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 31 Jul 2020 2:42 pm   Subject: 1969 Emmons pushpull D10 fatback
Thanks Ron, By the way, love your playing and teaching!

Larry, I believe you. This is a great steel as well. For whatever reason, I just can't feel totally comfortable on any pushpull. I wish I cou ...
  Topic: 1969 Emmons pushpull D10 fatback
Dale Rivard

Replies: 3
Views: 1248

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 26 Jul 2020 12:42 pm   Subject: 1969 Emmons pushpull D10 fatback
I have for sale a 1969 Emmons pushpull D10 fatback. It's 8 & 4, standard height and I believe the mica colour is oak. It's darker than the rosewood. Actually, very rich looking. The serial # is 13 ...
  Topic: Sick of being out of tune.
Dale Rivard

Replies: 30
Views: 1738

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 14 Jul 2020 1:57 pm   Subject: Sick of being out of tune.
Hi Joe, I would strongly suggest trying what Doug Taylor has recommended, which is our fearless leader b0b's method of tuning. I've been using a method similar to this for over 15 years with good succ ...
  Topic: Buddy Emmons C6 Nightlife Cadenza With Tab
Dale Rivard

Replies: 10
Views: 892

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 2 Jul 2020 6:17 pm   Subject: Buddy Emmons C6 Nightlife Cadenza With Tab
I tried to figure this out some time ago. Buddy was famous for playing single notes without using pedals and knee levers but I, like John, am curious what others think, how Emmons played this. No matt ...
  Topic: Anyone still use the Franklin change on the 4 pedal ?
Dale Rivard

Replies: 7
Views: 1146

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 26 Jun 2020 10:15 am   Subject: Anyone still use the Franklin change on the 4 pedal ?
Hi Dan, I do. I lower my E's on LKR(Emmons KL setup) so wouldn't want having the Franklin change on pedal 0. It would make the combination of using those together, more awkward.
  Topic: Top D note on C6. Buddy Emmons
Dale Rivard

Replies: 55
Views: 7602

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 14 Jun 2020 9:09 am   Subject: Top D note on C6. Buddy Emmons
Here is a recording of "Bubbles in my Beer" with Emmons and Ray Pennington. Not sure how accurate the year is but whoever posted it, claims it's 1971. Buddy is definitely using a D note on t ...
  Topic: Mci Guitar
Dale Rivard

Replies: 40
Views: 12729

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 8 Jun 2020 5:25 pm   Subject: Mci Guitar
Bump for a nice guitar.
  Topic: C6th Steel Lesson for jazz standard, "The Sheik of Araby"
Dale Rivard

Replies: 0
Views: 892

PostForum Section: For Sale: Music, Lessons, etc.   Posted: 24 May 2020 3:07 pm   Subject: C6th Steel Lesson for jazz standard, "The Sheik of Araby"
Here is a preview of a lesson I've done on this song. The lesson teaches the basic head(melody) for this jazz standard. I teach it in the key of Bb as that seems to be the standard key. Once you get c ...
  Topic: Mci Guitar
Dale Rivard

Replies: 40
Views: 12729

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 30 Apr 2020 3:11 pm   Subject: Buy with Confidence
I know the owner of this nice guitar and he is the most honest person you will ever meet.
  Topic: C6th Lesson for "Bubbles in my Beer" by Ray Pennington
Dale Rivard

Replies: 4
Views: 1548

PostForum Section: For Sale: Music, Lessons, etc.   Posted: 28 Apr 2020 4:54 pm   Subject: C6th Lesson for "Bubbles in my Beer" by Ray Pennington
Here is a preview of a lesson, I did for a fellow. I thought I would share here, in case any of you are interested as well. I go through the song explaining my take on how the parts are played. The le ...
  Topic: Fingernails on Adjacent Strings?
Dale Rivard

Replies: 14
Views: 1135

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 31 Mar 2020 9:14 am   Subject: Fingernails on Adjacent Strings?
Hi John, I'm predominately a pick blocker and generally do exactly as you describe. It's not a hard rule but sometimes when I play a string with my middle finger, when my index finger is on the adjace ...
  Topic: Fingernails on Adjacent Strings?
Dale Rivard

Replies: 14
Views: 1135

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 26 Mar 2020 8:00 am   Subject: Fingernails on Adjacent Strings?
Hi John, I wear my picks fairly high on my fingers, with not a lot of blade extending past my finger tips. I play with my fingers(picks)dug fairly deep into the strings. Because of this, my fingernail ...
  Topic: Lesson for Emmon's intro & solo for "Your Devil Memory"
Dale Rivard

Replies: 8
Views: 842

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 25 Mar 2020 8:32 pm   Subject: Lesson for Emmon's intro & solo for "Your Devil Memory"
Someone put up a link a little while ago for this song by Claude Gray. I just love Buddy's touch, tone and phrasing on this tune. The playing is not too difficult but the emotion Buddy captures, moves ...
  Topic: Tips for playng without volume pedal?
Dale Rivard

Replies: 13
Views: 1131

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 22 Feb 2020 10:20 am   Subject: Tips for playng without volume pedal?
Hi Karlis, I would reach out to Danny Sneed. I believe he plays without a volume pedal all the time and you would never know it. Incredible player and seems like a very nice guy. Maybe he could offer ...
  Topic: Vertical Knee What change and Why?
Dale Rivard

Replies: 19
Views: 1980

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 26 Dec 2019 9:58 am   Subject: Vertical Knee What change and Why?
Hi Randy, To answer your question, what happens when you have a b5th. That's true, when you lower strings 5 & 10 in the open position, you get a b5 chord. Another way to look at it is, a smooth me ...
  Topic: ShoBud Super Pro
Dale Rivard

Replies: 23
Views: 9591

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 24 Dec 2019 9:31 am   Subject: ShoBud Super Pro
Just have to bump this 1 back up. I've seen and played this steel and it looks and sounds great. Original BL pickups and aluminum necks, it's a great guitar!
  Topic: *SOLD* GL E 66 pickup
Dale Rivard

Replies: 3
Views: 453

PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 21 Dec 2019 11:52 am   Subject: *SOLD* GL E 66 pickup
Hi Leo, I sent you a PM. Thanks, Dale
  Topic: *SOLD* GL E 66 pickup
Dale Rivard

Replies: 3
Views: 453

PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 21 Dec 2019 8:42 am   Subject: *SOLD* GL E 66 pickup
Lower to $45 USD plus shipping. I took it out of a Zum. Looks and sounds good.
  Topic: *SOLD* GL E 66 pickup
Dale Rivard

Replies: 3
Views: 453

PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 15 Dec 2019 2:22 pm   Subject: *SOLD* GL E 66 pickup
Looks and sounds good. $50 USD plus shipping.
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  Topic: Country singers who hate steel guitar!
Dale Rivard

Replies: 105
Views: 14220

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 4 Nov 2019 4:46 pm   Subject: Country singers who hate steel guitar!
Years ago, I remember reading that K.T. Oslin doesn't like steel guitar.
  Topic: Pick blocking and fingering approach
Dale Rivard

Replies: 19
Views: 2213

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 25 Oct 2019 4:14 pm   Subject: Pick blocking and fingering approach
Hi Alex, To pick block this, I would use this fingering: M T I M M I. You could use the thumb for the last string but I would use the index. Since you're repeating the pattern, it sets you up perfectl ...
  Topic: Billy Jones
Dale Rivard

Replies: 5
Views: 1512

PostForum Section: Gone Home   Posted: 25 Oct 2019 7:05 am   Subject: Billy Jones
So sorry to hear this Tim. I never had the privilege to meet Billy but heard many great things about him over the years. Prayers to his family and friends.
  Topic: SOLD - Goodrich L 10 K Volume Pedal
Dale Rivard

Replies: 2
Views: 500

PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 18 Oct 2019 9:12 am   Subject: Sold
Sold, Thanks to all for looking.
  Topic: SOLD - Goodrich L 10 K Volume Pedal
Dale Rivard

Replies: 2
Views: 500

PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 14 Oct 2019 8:29 am   Subject: SOLD - Goodrich L 10 K Volume Pedal
Sounds and looks good. The pot and battery are fine. Asking $150 USD plus shipping. Thanks for looking.

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  Topic: help needed
Dale Rivard

Replies: 23
Views: 2236

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 29 Aug 2019 1:34 pm   Subject: Caffeine?
Years ago, I was getting the jitters(hands and fingers shaking) on a gig when I drank caffeinated beverages before a show. Cut them out and all is well now. Might not be the cause of your issue but ho ...
 
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