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  Topic: Evolution Of String Changing Paranoia
Darrell Criswell

Replies: 34
Views: 2308

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 17 Aug 2020 7:42 am   Subject: Evolution Of String Changing Paranoia
Paranoid about breaking strings on stage? Do you really think anyone listens that closely other than the singer? I think it is very entertaining to see people change strings and more entertaining to ...
  Topic: Broadway at 2:19 am
Darrell Criswell

Replies: 0
Views: 951

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 15 Aug 2020 5:47 am   Subject: Broadway at 2:19 am
https://www.facebook.com/RobertsWesternWorld/videos/308986073875630/

Here is Broadway in Nashville at 2:19 am. Amazing!
  Topic: Bad Habits are hard to break
Darrell Criswell

Replies: 10
Views: 1149

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 10 Aug 2020 7:43 am   Subject: Bad Habits are hard to break
I remember what Joe Wright said, that he didn't know he was doing things wrong until he started reading the forum.
  Topic: Best music in early years!
Darrell Criswell

Replies: 8
Views: 1845

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 8 Aug 2020 8:13 pm   Subject: Best music in early years!
"Voices do change over time, but are rarely the reason I don’t like somebody’s later work. Presley again the classic example."

I think Paycheck's voice changed and probably his vocal ...
  Topic: Best music in early years!
Darrell Criswell

Replies: 8
Views: 1845

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 8 Aug 2020 3:47 pm   Subject: Best music in early years!
It seems to me and others have noted that many of the great musical artists best work is in their early years. Two examples which come to mind which I am very familiar with are Loretta Lynn and Johnn ...
  Topic: Paycheck steel 1981
Darrell Criswell

Replies: 16
Views: 1702

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 6 Aug 2020 10:08 am   Subject: Paycheck steel 1981
Big Jim Murphy
  Topic: Paul Franklin Jr - COVID -19
Darrell Criswell

Replies: 63
Views: 11740

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 26 Jul 2020 11:25 am   Subject: Paul Franklin Jr - COVID -19
Anyone know if Paul's parents were living in an assisted living facility or something similar? These are really high risk environments for the disease and would explain how they acquired the disease.
  Topic: Custom U12 Keyless Pedal Steel Guitar
Darrell Criswell

Replies: 17
Views: 4296

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 18 Jul 2020 8:02 am   Subject: Custom U12 Keyless Pedal Steel Guitar
Can you tell us what you thought was the problem/difference with the keyless tuning and why you couldn't get used to it or didn't like it. Thanks!
  Topic: Secondary Instrument
Darrell Criswell

Replies: 58
Views: 3777

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 17 Jul 2020 6:40 am   Subject: Re: Secondary Instrument
What does everyone think is the best secondary instrument? Lap steel, dobro, keys, mando, banjo, etc. I play guitar as well, but most groups I play in already have guitar players so I'm exploring oth ...
  Topic: Doug Jernigans Artistry of backing up the singer.
Darrell Criswell

Replies: 0
Views: 248

PostForum Section: Wanted To Buy   Posted: 16 Jul 2020 5:25 pm   Subject: Doug Jernigans Artistry of backing up the singer.
Anyone have a copy of Doug Jernigans, Artistry of Backing up the Singer, they would like to sell?
  Topic: Steel guitar identity/long way around the barn?
Darrell Criswell

Replies: 41
Views: 4630

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 13 Jul 2020 8:38 am   Subject: Steel guitar identity/long way around the barn?
I think a part of the phenomena discussed is due to what seems to me the continuing decreasing use of instrumentals other than guitar (and not many of them either). This trend began with the British ...
  Topic: Robert Randolph- National Anthem @ Nascar Race Kentucky
Darrell Criswell

Replies: 12
Views: 2126

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 13 Jul 2020 8:31 am   Subject: Robert Randolph- National Anthem @ Nascar Race Kentucky
I really like the rake he did. It seems I don't hear as many players do those at steel shows anyone. They seem to be done more on the C6th neck, are they also used on E9 tuning?
  Topic: Franklin and music theory books
Darrell Criswell

Replies: 31
Views: 3048

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 11 Jul 2020 8:55 am   Subject: Franklin and music theory books
I believe Paul has said he has a strong background in classical piano.
  Topic: Taking Requests?
Darrell Criswell

Replies: 12
Views: 1334

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 11 Jul 2020 6:28 am   Subject: Taking Requests?
"If you have a request, just write it on the back of a twenty dollar bill and bring it up here." Whoa!
Erv

I was at Tootsie's in Nashville and someone sent a song request on a $100. ...
  Topic: John Andersons new album
Darrell Criswell

Replies: 22
Views: 6844

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 2 Jul 2020 6:53 pm   Subject: John Andersons new album
I heard him play at a club in San Antonio in the late 80's. Man did he ever have a killer band, had a six string bass guitar. I don't remember much about him but he band was unbelievable.
  Topic: who are the best-known Uni players?
Darrell Criswell

Replies: 16
Views: 1678

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 2 Jul 2020 5:19 pm   Subject: who are the best-known Uni players?
Joe Wright, Junior Knight, David Wright, Zane King, Cowboy Eddie Long

Talk about Killer Players! and really nice people too.

Joe fooled me the first time I saw him at the PSGA show, he wasn't do ...
  Topic: Resophonic Guitar from scratch by Jimmy Heffernan
Darrell Criswell

Replies: 1
Views: 276

PostForum Section: Wanted To Buy   Posted: 2 Jul 2020 12:16 pm   Subject: Resophonic Guitar from scratch by Jimmy Heffernan
I would like to buy the DVD's and tab book for Jimmy Heffernan Resophonic Guitar from Scratch. Thanks
  Topic: Best Steel Playing on Willie Nelson Recordings?
Darrell Criswell

Replies: 35
Views: 5912

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 28 Jun 2020 9:53 am   Subject: Best Steel Playing on Willie Nelson Recordings?
Back about 1980 I heard Dewey Groom on his TV show in the DFW area sing a Willie Nelson song "Within your Crowd". It is one of my favorite country songs and our friend Junior Knight was usu ...
  Topic: Any mandolin players here?
Darrell Criswell

Replies: 31
Views: 8453

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 22 Jun 2020 3:58 pm   Subject: Any mandolin players here?
I tend to find a lot of banjo playing to be quite stereotypic and repetitive. But I wonder what are the real objections from someone better versed in music than me concerning what about banjo music pe ...
  Topic: Any mandolin players here?
Darrell Criswell

Replies: 31
Views: 8453

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 22 Jun 2020 2:06 pm   Subject: Any mandolin players here?
I read in a book a story about a famous mandolinist I believe it was Jethro Burns, he had been a slave to the mandolin for over 15 years, and had become as good as anyone playing it, then was told by ...
  Topic: Fabulous Tele Picker
Darrell Criswell

Replies: 13
Views: 3814

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 21 Jun 2020 12:53 pm   Subject: Fabulous Tele Picker
When he played at Whiskey River between every set he would go and stand outside the women's rest room! God's gift to women is what I guess he thinks.
  Topic: Fabulous Tele Picker
Darrell Criswell

Replies: 13
Views: 3814

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 21 Jun 2020 11:05 am   Subject: Fabulous Tele Picker
I used to go listen to a guy named Wendel Adkins who was a Waylon Jennings impersonator, he played at Whiskey River in Dallas. He sometimes had two Tele players, I remember sometime They had a bass ...
  Topic: Fabulous Tele Picker
Darrell Criswell

Replies: 13
Views: 3814

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 19 Jun 2020 8:49 am   Subject: Fabulous Tele Picker
I love tele players who use the heavier strings and really make at the thing "bark". Does anyone know a tele player who specializes in this?
  Topic: Fender Squier Telecaster—-Pls Close—Will Keep For Now
Darrell Criswell

Replies: 13
Views: 2434

PostForum Section: For Sale: Other Instruments   Posted: 16 Jun 2020 1:35 pm   Subject: Fender Squier Telecaster—-Pls Close—Will Keep For Now
Are all Squiers made in china? I got the impression from some comments there were some made in the US, which seems unlikely to me. Thanks, nice guitar, some like Squiers better than US Fenders.
  Topic: Best Steel Playing on Willie Nelson Recordings?
Darrell Criswell

Replies: 35
Views: 5912

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 14 Jun 2020 1:05 pm   Subject: Best Steel Playing on Willie Nelson Recordings?
I bought a single neck BMI from a guy in Dallas about 1980. He said it was one that Willie's harmonica player Mickey Raphael had traded in for another one. He told me that after I bought it so I hav ...
 
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