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  Topic: Wanted you to know
Don S. Davis

Replies: 19
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PostForum Section: Funny and Fun   Posted: 3 Aug 2013 7:25 am   Subject: Wanted you to know
Years ago I confessed to taking perforance inhancing drugs. I have not been inducted into the Steel Guitar Hall of Fame. Just a little tip to all steel players.

Don Davis AKA Don S. Davis

Opp' ...
  Topic: Nashville Steeler , My life in Country Music
Don S. Davis

Replies: 7
Views: 2614

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 17 May 2013 7:39 am   Subject: Book review
I was asked to write a review of this book for our local Musician's Union's quarterly magazine, which I was happy to do because I really enjoyed reading it. They asked for a very short piece but I was ...
  Topic: Nashville Steeler , My life in Country Music
Don S. Davis

Replies: 7
Views: 2614

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 10 May 2013 12:03 pm   Subject: Nashville Steeler , My life in Country Music
I would like to thank all the people that ordered my
Book Nashville Steeler. One guy complained that I did not put enough Steel Players in it. I have known most all the famous Steel Players and I ...
  Topic: Book release "Nashville Steeler My Life in Country Musi
Don S. Davis

Replies: 4
Views: 2256

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 9 Feb 2013 8:04 am   Subject: Book release "Nashville Steeler My Life in Country Musi
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This book can be purchased through Amazon. com, If you are a Steeler this book would be of interest to you.

Don Davis AKA Don S. ...
  Topic: Bits of Trivia
Don S. Davis

Replies: 0
Views: 732

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 15 Aug 2010 8:00 am   Subject: Bits of Trivia
In 1945 there were only three Steel Players at the Grand Ole Opry. Slim Idaho- Boots Harris- and Don Davis. None of them made the cut at the Steel Guitar Hall of Fame also none of you Steelers that ...
  Topic: look to see
Don S. Davis

Replies: 0
Views: 629

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 19 Sep 2009 4:52 am   Subject: look to see
Stories in the Story section are very interesting.

don Davis
  Topic: A Message To All Members Of The Forum
Don S. Davis

Replies: 54
Views: 17290

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 6 Sep 2009 5:27 pm   Subject: A Message To All Members Of The Forum
RE: STEEL GUITAR HALL OF FAME

Now that the annual steel guitar hall of fame convention has wound down some of you have already heard that I have respectifully asked that the powers to be remove me ...
  Topic: Steel Guitar Hall Of Fame2
Don S. Davis

Replies: 13
Views: 3163

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 24 Aug 2009 8:17 am   Subject: Art Aliano
Dear Art,

It was great to hear from you one of the joys of being on the road was when weekend warriors like yourself would come backstage after the show and visit with me.

I am answering you on ...
  Topic: Steel Guitar Hall Of Fame2
Don S. Davis

Replies: 13
Views: 3163

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 10 Aug 2009 6:02 am   Subject: Tommy Gibbons
To Tommy Gibbons in NW Tennessee,

Thanks for letting me hear from you. Since I logged on the Forum, I am hearing from some great people. Since my letter of "confession" to Scotty (poste ...
  Topic: Steel Guitar Hall Of Fame2
Don S. Davis

Replies: 13
Views: 3163

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 8 Aug 2009 11:53 am   Subject: Steel Guitar Hall Of Fame2
Mr. Davis has been nominated three times since I have been secretary of the Steel Guitar Convention Board (2003), including this year. The documentation for his nomination is current.

Mr. Steiner-- ...
  Topic: Steel Guitar Hall Of Fame2
Don S. Davis

Replies: 13
Views: 3163

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 5 Aug 2009 2:34 pm   Subject: Steel Guitar Hall Of Fame2
Don, I always thought it was Dewitt Scott. Smile

Sad to say, I think you are just too guilty of too many things. Sorry. Crying or Very sad Embarassed Razz Smile Muttering

Bent Romes- Thanks for telling me I got Scot ...
  Topic: Steel Guitar Hall Of Fame2
Don S. Davis

Replies: 13
Views: 3163

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 5 Aug 2009 2:30 pm   Subject: Re: Now wait a minute!
Don was not the greatest square dancer on the Opry, I'll concede that much to you however..........

He did look GREAT in those cute little tights!!!

Don......don't feel too bad now. My super cl ...
  Topic: Steel Guitar Hall Of Fame2
Don S. Davis

Replies: 13
Views: 3163

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 5 Aug 2009 2:25 pm   Subject: Steel Guitar Hall Of Fame2
Don, could have been your steel playing was OK, but your dancing wasn't up to par! After all, those were the days of Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly and Donald
O'Conner.

Clyde- If my dancing wasn't up t ...
  Topic: Steel Guitar Hall Of Fame2
Don S. Davis

Replies: 13
Views: 3163

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 4 Aug 2009 12:04 pm   Subject: Steel Guitar Hall Of Fame2
In answer to the many Members of the Forum, It has been a standing joke as to why I have not been inducteed. I have been ribbed about this for years, I have inturn pulled Scotty"s leg in the way ...
  Topic: Does Anyone Know
Don S. Davis

Replies: 17
Views: 3925

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 22 May 2009 4:54 pm   Subject: Re: About those addresses.................
If my memory serves me correctly, both streets I mentioned on my post.......are within juat a block or so, SOUTH, I believe, of I-35.

They are several miles apart, I'd guess, east to west.

It wo ...
  Topic: Does Anyone Know
Don S. Davis

Replies: 17
Views: 3925

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 20 May 2009 5:21 pm   Subject: Re: Some additional info'.................
Don: 11th Street, Waco, and Harrison Ave., are not that far apart; both being just off of I-35. Both are most likely residential areas.

Would like to be of more help but that's just about it.

...
  Topic: Does Anyone Know
Don S. Davis

Replies: 17
Views: 3925

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 20 May 2009 11:53 am   Subject: Re: Just a WILD Guess, I guess.....................
[quote="Ray Montee"]Is it possible this could be a photo taken at South 11th Street, Waco, Texas.

They were active there in 1910-1914.........

Is that PeeWee King?[/quote

Ray,
On f ...
  Topic: Steel Guitar Rag ..... The Original
Don S. Davis

Replies: 48
Views: 16248

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 20 May 2009 10:59 am   Subject: Don Davis recorded this
I recorded Steel Guitar Rag with Pee Wee King on RCA Victor in December 1946. With Tommy Sosbee doing the vocal written by Merl Travis. It was Pee Wee King first record on RCA.

Don Davis
  Topic: Does Anyone Know
Don S. Davis

Replies: 17
Views: 3925

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 20 May 2009 10:25 am   Subject: Re: ...and speaking of waco....
...knowing that hank thompson graduated from high school IN waco, does any know for sure that he graduated from Waco High School--not just a high school IN waco, of which there are several in the area ...
  Topic: Does Anyone Know
Don S. Davis

Replies: 17
Views: 3925

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 20 May 2009 10:21 am   Subject: Re: My suggestion............has been ignored more than once
Don:

I've stated more than once in this post where I believe the photo was taken.

You have yet to address this point.

Waco, Texas, appears to be the place, at a small grocery store l ...
  Topic: Does Anyone Know
Don S. Davis

Replies: 17
Views: 3925

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 19 May 2009 1:59 pm   Subject: Re: hmmmm....
i'm PRETTY sure the last name is "GRAY," not "GARY"...i could be wrong...

My mistake I reversed the two letters.
Still trying to find out where this is I know the year 1945. Bu ...
  Topic: Does Anyone Know
Don S. Davis

Replies: 17
Views: 3925

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 19 May 2009 1:56 pm   Subject: Re: Don Davis.........................
You failed to comment on the location where the PeeWee King contingent was photographed.

Was I right, Huh? Huh? Huh?

No I did not because that is what I want to know.
  Topic: Does Anyone Know
Don S. Davis

Replies: 17
Views: 3925

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 19 May 2009 9:45 am   Subject: Person's in Picture
From Left to right!!!!!!!
REDD STEWART
BECKY BARFIELD
SHORTY BOYD
PEE WEE KING
DON DAVIS

Forgot to mention before.

Don Davis
  Topic: Does Anyone Know
Don S. Davis

Replies: 17
Views: 3925

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 19 May 2009 9:38 am   Subject: Re: Just a WILD Guess, I guess.....................
Is it possible this could be a photo taken at South 11th Street, Waco, Texas.

They were active there in 1910-1914.........

Is that PeeWee King?

Yes that is Pee Wee King.
  Topic: Does Anyone Know
Don S. Davis

Replies: 17
Views: 3925

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 19 May 2009 8:04 am   Subject: Does Anyone Know
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This picture was taken in 1945. At R.H. GARY & SON'S.
Does anyone know where it may have been taken.

Don Davis
 
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