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  Topic: Buddy Charleton Perfect right hand
David Mitchell

Replies: 21
Views: 1424

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 10 Feb 2019 2:35 pm   Subject: Buddy Charleton Perfect right hand
Here's my right hand be it right or wrong, Lol!. I can bounce staccato triads without my hand anchored to anything however the back of my arm is anchored to the guitar body just short of the elbow. I ...
  Topic: Buddy Charleton Perfect right hand
David Mitchell

Replies: 21
Views: 1424

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 10 Feb 2019 1:44 pm   Subject: Buddy Charleton Perfect right hand
With all I've said so far the pics Billy posted is how my hand looks when it's relaxed and my three other fingers are pulled back to playing position. Those are pics of a relaxed hand ready to play. N ...
  Topic: Buddy Charleton Perfect right hand
David Mitchell

Replies: 21
Views: 1424

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 10 Feb 2019 9:17 am   Subject: Buddy Charleton Perfect right hand
Hal Rugg's improper hand technique compared to Buddy's.
Me as a music producer that has hired many fine steel players for recording sessions in Texas for the last 40 years it all boils down to " ...
  Topic: Buddy Charleton Perfect right hand
David Mitchell

Replies: 21
Views: 1424

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 9 Feb 2019 6:10 pm   Subject: Buddy Charleton Perfect right hand
If ya'll will look at "both Buddy's" hands with a sideview from the headstock to the changer neither had their little finger stuck out stiff like it was broken and didn't set right. Both had ...
  Topic: Dekley Pedal Steel?
David Mitchell

Replies: 39
Views: 17649

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 13 Jan 2019 3:55 pm   Subject: Dekley Pedal Steel?
I was just informed Dekley did put split tuning on their later guitars. As I said they are not the most modern of pedal steels but solid guitars.
I just finished rebuilding this 12 string Deckey tha ...
  Topic: Dekley Pedal Steel?
David Mitchell

Replies: 39
Views: 17649

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 13 Jan 2019 12:44 pm   Subject: Dekley Pedal Steel?
Maybe I should have elaborated on "no biggy" meaning I've never seen any Dekley's come stock in the 70's with split tuning but yes you can add split tuning to most any guitar if you have an ...
  Topic: Dekley Pedal Steel?
David Mitchell

Replies: 39
Views: 17649

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 13 Jan 2019 9:26 am   Subject: Dekley Pedal Steel?
I know this is an old post but I will add to it for future reference. Dekley's are very much like the old MSA's from the late 70's. They have round crossshafts and bellcranks that can only be removed ...
  Topic: Pete Drake on Jim Reeves' "Talking Walls"
David Mitchell

Replies: 15
Views: 1312

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 11 Jan 2019 9:13 am   Subject: Pete Drake on Jim Reeves' "Talking Walls"
What Paul mentioned becomes more evident on this tune. You can hear a little more of the C6th voicing peaking through the haunting licks.

https://youtu.be/adUR32v--f0
  Topic: Carter pedal steel wanted
David Mitchell

Replies: 6
Views: 892

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 26 Dec 2018 9:01 pm   Subject: Carter pedal steel wanted
I've owned 3 Carter's and still have one plus most other brands. I kinda collect pedal steels. Great guitars and worth much more to me than what they bring on the market. They sold cheaper than other ...
  Topic: Time Warp Tophands, Part 1... thanks Mike Neer
David Mitchell

Replies: 9
Views: 662

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 24 Dec 2018 4:05 pm   Subject: Time Warp Tophands, Part 1... thanks Mike Neer
Your welcome. I misspelled his last name. They called him Bill "Mountain Man" Miner. Tom used Greg Hardy a lot on drums also. I have some funny stories to tell about Tom Morrell non-music re ...
  Topic: Time Warp Tophands, Part 1... thanks Mike Neer
David Mitchell

Replies: 9
Views: 662

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 24 Dec 2018 2:41 am   Subject: Time Warp Tophands, Part 1... thanks Mike Neer
That's probably Bill Minor on drums. He was Tommy's favorite drummer. I produced 6 albums in Dallas for various artist with Morrell on steel. He was a genius. I engineered a couple of albums with Bob ...
  Topic: The death of Country Music
David Mitchell

Replies: 60
Views: 3683

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 22 Dec 2018 6:15 am   Subject: The death of Country Music
Yes Jack Greene even rewrote and re-recorded some oh his songs after he repented, had his life transformed by the Lord Jesus and became a true Christian. He didn’t just say he was a Christian and ...
  Topic: The death of Country Music
David Mitchell

Replies: 60
Views: 3683

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 22 Dec 2018 2:57 am   Subject: The death of Country Music
How about this one?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S3ysJXGSO1M

Well, there's no crappy distorted Tele, no "snaps" or "claps", no banging snare drum and whumpy bass, no menti ...
  Topic: The death of Country Music
David Mitchell

Replies: 60
Views: 3683

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 19 Dec 2018 12:53 am   Subject: The death of Country Music
One other reason old country won't be back very soon is the people that enjoy hearing it are usually well over 50 years old. Statistics indicate the average record buyer and concert attendee is under ...
  Topic: The death of Country Music
David Mitchell

Replies: 60
Views: 3683

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 19 Dec 2018 12:45 am   Subject: The death of Country Music
Bobby is correct. Country Music has sub genre's now labeled New Country which is the current country and Classic country which is old country. Regarding the original post if country music is dead I sa ...
  Topic: Bill Sutton WOW
David Mitchell

Replies: 18
Views: 1938

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 18 Dec 2018 6:53 pm   Subject: Bill Sutton WOW
I've been following Bill on YouTube for a few years. He's a very tasty player and always records a great tone. He plays what I like to hear.
  Topic: New Star Shining
David Mitchell

Replies: 2
Views: 328

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 15 Dec 2018 3:18 pm   Subject: New Star Shining
I enjoyed that. Very nice Eddie. Beautiful steel guitar playing! Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you too!
  Topic: Who Played Steel On This?
David Mitchell

Replies: 13
Views: 1662

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 14 Dec 2018 7:20 pm   Subject: Who Played Steel On This?
You're very welcome Daniel. Hope that can help.
  Topic: Who Played Steel On This?
David Mitchell

Replies: 13
Views: 1662

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 13 Dec 2018 9:09 pm   Subject: Who Played Steel On This?
If you really want to know Daniel I suggest calling these Austin, Tx. studios and find the whereabouts of the MacAdams brothers. Here is link to the governor's office of Texas Recording studios. I use ...
  Topic: emmons P/P converted to a all pull ??
David Mitchell

Replies: 15
Views: 1591

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 13 Dec 2018 1:37 am   Subject: emmons P/P converted to a all pull ??
I owned a D-10 that was converted by Andy Hinton but he passed away. I bought his steel guitar shop from his son after his passing. He was a forum member and talked about it here. It worked well and s ...
  Topic: How future studios may get pedal steel sounds?
David Mitchell

Replies: 4
Views: 729

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 13 Dec 2018 1:18 am   Subject: How future studios may get pedal steel sounds?
After 400 years they still haven't dispensed the 6 string acoustic guitar. I doubt if anything will take the place of manually stretching strings back and forth either. May go out of style but nothing ...
  Topic: Who Played Steel On This?
David Mitchell

Replies: 13
Views: 1662

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 10 Dec 2018 10:03 pm   Subject: Who Played Steel On This?
You too Donnie! I always enjoy your comments and helpful contributions on the forum. It's just the word local has always been a bit of a mystery to me because I have heard it used in that context my e ...
  Topic: Who Played Steel On This?
David Mitchell

Replies: 13
Views: 1662

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 10 Dec 2018 9:21 am   Subject: Who Played Steel On This?
I suppose then if it wasn't recorded in Nashville, New York or Los Angeles for a major label with only first call players it's a local player. Heeheehe!
We recorded Blue by LeAnn Rimes here in Tyler ...
  Topic: Who Played Steel On This?
David Mitchell

Replies: 13
Views: 1662

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 9 Dec 2018 7:55 pm   Subject: Who Played Steel On This?
Sounds good to me. Steel fits that style of music. Kinda of a country rock style.
  Topic: Who Played Steel On This?
David Mitchell

Replies: 13
Views: 1662

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 9 Dec 2018 9:36 am   Subject: Who Played Steel On This?
Are local studios and local players of lesser quality?
Bradley's Barn studio, RCA, Lloyd Green and Buddy Emmons were all local players and studios in Nashville I would think. They seldom went on tour ...
 
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