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  Topic: Fast Guitarist plays along with Oscar Person
Franklin

Replies: 15
Views: 716

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 3 Mar 2019 7:32 pm   Subject: Fast Guitarist plays along with Oscar Person
Here he is playing a Jazz Blues!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-aRLdeRLYKk&fbclid=IwAR3_CpQAOPDG6P9o2ILwfUrQ3Uhub2Ihf94or3N2hoNXwwj4I1lFxlurTKc
  Topic: Fast Guitarist plays along with Oscar Person
Franklin

Replies: 15
Views: 716

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 2 Mar 2019 10:58 am   Subject: Fast Guitarist plays along with Oscar Person
Hold on to your hats....This blows me away! This is fast speed with superb note choice. Enjoy!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uz44BqxRobc
  Topic: Franklin / Dallas TSGA Seminar
Franklin

Replies: 5
Views: 1366

PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 1 Mar 2019 5:34 pm   Subject: Franklin / Dallas TSGA Seminar
Hi All,

So looking forward to seeing and hearing everyone again.....In case anyone wants to sign up for next Friday's class? I still have a few seats left.....You can sign up or read about it here. ...
  Topic: Foolin' around - Tutorial - Intro & Solo
Franklin

Replies: 9
Views: 901

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 1 Mar 2019 5:01 pm   Subject: Foolin' around - Tutorial - Intro & Solo
I first reached out to Mathew a little over a month ago over helping him with his technique....I did the same with Sharon Frances....I discovered then and there that he is a very nice man who loves pl ...
  Topic: Foolin' around - Tutorial - Intro & Solo
Franklin

Replies: 9
Views: 901

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 26 Feb 2019 11:07 am   Subject: Foolin' around - Tutorial - Intro & Solo
Mathew

I love Mooney and I always try to play his style as accurate as I can. I believe his style is one of the few that should never be watered down through inaccuracies. Its very important that a ...
  Topic: Dallas Convention with Paul Franklin
Franklin

Replies: 2
Views: 711

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 20 Feb 2019 3:03 am   Subject: Dallas Convention with Paul Franklin
Hi Larry,

Thanks for asking...Modern Music Masters is sending Bryan with me and he will video tape it...Not sure what we will get or exactly what we will do with the video at this point....All att ...
  Topic: 2019 Grammys tonight
Franklin

Replies: 25
Views: 1859

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 12 Feb 2019 5:25 pm   Subject: 2019 Grammys tonight
Not me on the Grammy's....I was in LA that night playing the after show gig with Chris Stapleton at the Paladium.

Tommy White was playing with Lady Gaga....I am so glad she found Tommy for her ba ...
  Topic: Jim Cohen: "What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life?" (C6)
Franklin

Replies: 15
Views: 555

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 8 Feb 2019 4:10 am   Subject: Jim Cohen: "What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life?" (C6)
Jim,

I love where your heads at...You are an inspiration to all who listen...I love that you view yourself as a student.. I list as my occupation as a full time music student....

Not that you a ...
  Topic: Jim Cohen: "What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life?" (C6)
Franklin

Replies: 15
Views: 555

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 7 Feb 2019 4:15 pm   Subject: Jim Cohen: "What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life?" (C6)
Beautifully arranged and well played!
Thanks!
  Topic: Julian Lage And The Time Jumpers
Franklin

Replies: 13
Views: 1132

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 7 Feb 2019 4:12 pm   Subject: Julian Lage And The Time Jumpers
Julian and I finally met in person...What an awesome musician! This was fun!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UsxPqCIfhks&fbclid=IwAR3TWeksusPYN_cVbmyzsuMLVEll3F30-6NofN9Nqo65LvNlU2P9rJw9JjU
  Topic: Who is playing Greensleeves here?
Franklin

Replies: 17
Views: 1447

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 1 Feb 2019 4:22 pm   Subject: Who is playing Greensleeves here?
Tommy,
I hope you understand that my point is this...Every night I play "Look At Us", out of total respect for John, I always play his parts...Here's the reality, my emotional elements Vib ...
  Topic: Who is playing Greensleeves here?
Franklin

Replies: 17
Views: 1447

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 31 Jan 2019 10:33 am   Subject: Who is playing Greensleeves here?
The Tone, Volume Pedal, and Vibrato do not add up to Buddy's level of emotional expertise...To me Buddy was always easy to pick out because of those nuances no matter if he was just padding.
Paul
  Topic: Where would you play this, E9 or C6?
Franklin

Replies: 5
Views: 606

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 26 Jan 2019 8:55 pm   Subject: Where would you play this, E9 or C6?
Glenn,
Either tuning...Its just as easy on either tuning....Play it on the one you know best and then find the same ideas on the other....Both tunings are universal as to what can be played on their ...
  Topic: Jeff Newman or Franklin E9 Foundations Course
Franklin

Replies: 4
Views: 721

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 24 Jan 2019 6:28 pm   Subject: Jeff Newman or Franklin E9 Foundations Course
Jamie,

First let me give you the bigger picture...Musical direction is how I compare both teachings....I don't think comparing musical directions is demeaning, nor mean spirited, towards the PFM, ...
  Topic: mastering the volume pedal, Jimmy Day
Franklin

Replies: 17
Views: 1348

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 13 Jan 2019 7:10 am   Subject: mastering the volume pedal, Jimmy Day
Hi Everyone,

Listen to Buddy....He always tipped his hat to Jimmy, out of respect, and I add rightfully so....But don't take it literal, Buddy does not take a back seat to anyone when it comes to ...
  Topic: Which steels have counterforce/ and compensators
Franklin

Replies: 17
Views: 1111

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 12 Jan 2019 5:16 am   Subject: Which steels have counterforce/ and compensators
Ben,
The lower return compensator was my fathers concept...It was introduced in I believe 67. He put them on my MSA, Sho-Bud's, PP, and all Franklins came with them.....
Paul
  Topic: Pete Drake on Jim Reeves' "Talking Walls"
Franklin

Replies: 15
Views: 1368

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 12 Jan 2019 5:08 am   Subject: Pete Drake on Jim Reeves' "Talking Walls"
Dave,

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u_5fhFAA6W4

The song you posted is mostly the "For Pete's Sake" pedals.....Listen to this track...He is playing is through a talk box,,,,Its a si ...
  Topic: Pick Application
Franklin

Replies: 3
Views: 584

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 12 Jan 2019 4:53 am   Subject: Pick Application
Larry,
Every player sounds different....Why ask anyone for what angle sounds best? Its "Your" decision to make.....Pick from dead center to slightly off center, doesn't matter....At the ...
  Topic: Message From Paul Franklin
Franklin

Replies: 9
Views: 3646

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 10 Jan 2019 8:49 pm   Subject: Message From Paul Franklin
Happy New Year, Everyone!

Last year when we launched the [url=https://paulfranklinmethod.com]PFM streaming course I had no idea it would prompt so much interest outside the Pedal Steel Guitar commu ...
  Topic: Jimmy Day - VOCALS on Eleanor Rigby!!
Franklin

Replies: 9
Views: 967

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 10 Jan 2019 4:38 am   Subject: Jimmy Day - VOCALS on Eleanor Rigby!!
Ian,

I totally agree...I also hear a musician in the 60's who was listening deeply to the pop music of his day, Ray Charles, The Beatles, Sinatra, Jazz Swing, etc...

Thanks Jim....What a treasur ...
  Topic: Emmons 13 secret’s for sound
Franklin

Replies: 87
Views: 8803

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 9 Jan 2019 8:44 pm   Subject: Emmons 13 secret’s for sound
I am surprised this has never surfaced......By the late 60's MSA and Sho-Bud were being mass produced...One of the ways the Emmons company competed with the numbers they could produce was to sell PP ...
  Topic: Pete Drake on Jim Reeves' "Talking Walls"
Franklin

Replies: 15
Views: 1368

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 9 Jan 2019 6:33 am   Subject: Pete Drake on Jim Reeves' "Talking Walls"
So Paul was Pete playing a lot of pedals 6&7? (Raising 3 and 4 a full step and 2 a half step)

Craig,
Depends on the songs he played....At times, Pete actually played the entire tuning to emul ...
  Topic: Dweezil Zappa talks with Paul Franklin for D'Addario
Franklin

Replies: 17
Views: 1479

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 9 Jan 2019 6:14 am   Subject: Dweezil Zappa talks with Paul Franklin for D'Addario

..As far as I know, there are not any plain strings that could raise a whole octave without breaking the first few times a pedal is used....two tone moves are musical and so is 5 or 6 changes on on ...
  Topic: Buddy Emmons. Size of bar?
Franklin

Replies: 2
Views: 554

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 7 Jan 2019 5:22 am   Subject: Buddy Emmons. Size of bar?
Hi Gary,

Buddy used a 7/8 BJS the last time I saw him record at Oceanway studios...I was in one room and he in the other studio....Choose the right bar length for your physicality - so you can main ...
  Topic: Pete Drake on Jim Reeves' "Talking Walls"
Franklin

Replies: 15
Views: 1368

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 7 Jan 2019 4:55 am   Subject: Pete Drake on Jim Reeves' "Talking Walls"
An interesting historical fact...When Elvis hit big, the steel and fiddles went away for the most part in Country music...Pete Drake is credited for bringing it back into popularity with new sounds th ...
 
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