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  Topic: Perceived Tuning Issue With Guitar Player
Franklin

Replies: 29
Views: 1252

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 12 Jun 2019 2:54 pm   Subject: Perceived Tuning Issue With Guitar Player
With that in mind look at it like the challenge it really is.....If he's really that good, it sounds like he is most likely more in tune than most guitarists....No pun intended, but playing that Dusen ...
  Topic: Big Hits on Big Steel
Franklin

Replies: 37
Views: 1844

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 7 Jun 2019 7:41 am   Subject: Big Hits on Big Steel
Christopher,

Reece was my favorite chord player... And I probably listened to a lot more of Reece than I did Curly, and with Julian I mostly watched...Julian's playing was not melodic enough for m ...
  Topic: Who's on the steel
Franklin

Replies: 12
Views: 1077

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 4 Jun 2019 4:54 am   Subject: Who's on the steel
Thank you Bobby, John was a dear friend! Buddy C never pursued the studio career...I believe he could have done well just like Hal, Weldon, Lloyd, and Pete did.....Its great that a few artists sough ...
  Topic: Who's on the steel
Franklin

Replies: 12
Views: 1077

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 3 Jun 2019 9:56 pm   Subject: Who's on the steel
The steel guitar sound on the Louvin and Ernest sessions is no doubt Sho-Bud guitars. But the tone of the playing between the Ernest example and the Louvin recording is totally different...That indic ...
  Topic: Sacred Steel Master - Lorenzo L. Harrison
Franklin

Replies: 2
Views: 91

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 3 Jun 2019 5:23 am   Subject: Sacred Steel Master - Lorenzo L. Harrison
Del Ray Grace,

Thanks...That was an awesome clip...And to think I grew up in Detroit, I wish I had found this music as a kid...Love it!

Paul
  Topic: But is it Country? - Old Town Road
Franklin

Replies: 44
Views: 1570

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 29 May 2019 6:48 pm   Subject: But is it Country? - Old Town Road
Tim,
Pronunciation matters...Some singers make lyrics like Pipe sound like Pie, Glove like love, and so on.....Misunderstanding lyrics in songs is much more common these days than it should be. ...
  Topic: But is it Country? - Old Town Road
Franklin

Replies: 44
Views: 1570

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 28 May 2019 7:41 am   Subject: But is it Country? - Old Town Road
No artist could release these lyrics as a single to Country Radio. Country Radio banned Loretta Lynn's "The Pill" for the same reason....When lyrics fall outside the genres boundaries, game ...
  Topic: But is it Country? - Old Town Road
Franklin

Replies: 44
Views: 1570

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 28 May 2019 6:54 am   Subject: But is it Country? - Old Town Road
One of todays top selling Country artists and he entered on the scene 3 years ago at #1.

Kane Brown
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mS3TeZEp_PE
  Topic: Problem with Jeff Newman's "Just Play The Melody'
Franklin

Replies: 42
Views: 1715

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 25 May 2019 12:54 pm   Subject: Problem with Jeff Newman's "Just Play The Melody'
Greg,

...Tab is the "Meth" habit to break. Tabs are drugs convincing players with a false sense of accomplishment because they are learning with their eyes, not their ears,....tab says s ...
  Topic: Where do you put your left leg?
Franklin

Replies: 9
Views: 840

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 18 May 2019 4:57 am   Subject: Where do you put your left leg?
Hi Al,

Exactly like you put the left leg in the same forward facing position using to easily access the A&B pedals....On the C6th put your leg forward facing over pedals 5&6......They are t ...
  Topic: Is the C pedal really necessary (or even desired)?
Franklin

Replies: 70
Views: 4716

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 2 May 2019 5:18 am   Subject: Is the C pedal really necessary (or even desired)?
Hi James,

My 2 cents:

Depends on how you view pedals.....I see them as a means to bend notes into other notes.....When I eliminate pedals I can still play my guitar.... I just can't bend chords ...
  Topic: G. Strait - I Just Want to Dance With You
Franklin

Replies: 14
Views: 1426

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 30 Apr 2019 8:54 am   Subject: G. Strait - I Just Want to Dance With You
Bill,
Sorry I thought you were in the PFM which is why I pointed you in that direction....There is so much tonality in the right and left hands that players can manipulate...You can't follow the pas ...
  Topic: Names for licks
Franklin

Replies: 6
Views: 692

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 28 Apr 2019 9:24 am   Subject: Names for licks
Hi Jonathan,
The names of licks I referenced are the names commonly known and used to reference a direction for a steeler to take on a session. Those names came from other musicians and producers t ...
  Topic: G. Strait - I Just Want to Dance With You
Franklin

Replies: 14
Views: 1426

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 26 Apr 2019 10:21 pm   Subject: G. Strait - I Just Want to Dance With You
Bill you can...How to manipulate your tone without using effects is in the Modern steel module......
PF
  Topic: Wow! there's a whole lesson course in here from Franklin
Franklin

Replies: 11
Views: 1357

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 21 Apr 2019 8:37 pm   Subject: Wow! there's a whole lesson course in here from Franklin
I was 17 and that was the MSA Maurice gave me. Jerry Lane Reid was on guitar with the broken arm and Randy Hilman on bass. We were Barbara's first band...We all left a few months after that show.

J ...
  Topic: Lonnie Bennett turns 60
Franklin

Replies: 4
Views: 393

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 20 Apr 2019 1:50 pm   Subject: Lonnie Bennett turns 60
Happy Birthday Lonnie!
  Topic: Never Say Never? Paul Franklin's C6 Essentials Course!
Franklin

Replies: 2
Views: 836

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 13 Apr 2019 10:57 am   Subject: Never Say Never? Paul Franklin's C6 Essentials Course!
Thanks to all,

After the seminar in Dallas, the overwhelming response for wanting to learn C6 inspired me to get this course out ASAP.

I believe todays musicians are initially coming into the f ...
  Topic: NEW BLOG POST: Paul Franklin Sits Down With Tommy White
Franklin

Replies: 5
Views: 1021

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 13 Apr 2019 8:22 am   Subject: NEW BLOG POST: Paul Franklin Sits Down With Tommy White
So glad everyone is enjoying the PFM interviews....Tommy White was and is a must do interview....
Thanks for watching,
Paul
  Topic: Need some insight on a C6th copedent
Franklin

Replies: 27
Views: 1197

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 8 Apr 2019 7:12 am   Subject: Need some insight on a C6th copedent
Paul Franklin was on another thread a few days ago saying how he wished more players studied C6. Although to be a pro C6 player, first you need to be a pro on E9 - the "money neck"! Smile

...
  Topic: Two versions of country songs for airplay
Franklin

Replies: 9
Views: 476

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 6 Apr 2019 4:09 pm   Subject: Two versions of country songs for airplay
Yes the record companies in trying to promote artists to a wider audience would choose hit singles and have the producers make two versions. .One version for Country radio and another version for Pop ...
  Topic: Need some insight on a C6th copedent
Franklin

Replies: 27
Views: 1197

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 5 Apr 2019 4:01 am   Subject: Need some insight on a C6th copedent
Cody,

Your decision is awesome, Congrat's on a wise choice!

The overwhelming desire in my Dallas seminar prompted me to create an essential C6th course...The C6 is my favorite tuning and I wou ...
  Topic: Sharon Latest video
Franklin

Replies: 32
Views: 1638

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 3 Apr 2019 5:30 am   Subject: Sharon Latest video
Sharon,
Your playing puts a smile on my face... That was awesome!
PF
  Topic: Sharon Latest video
Franklin

Replies: 32
Views: 1638

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 3 Apr 2019 5:27 am   Subject: Sharon Latest video
Kevin,

I understand the nostalgia of the past, "It worked well for me, so that's what everyone should do" ....Here's the problem with advising Sharon to follow what was true for you 40 ye ...
  Topic: Sharon Latest video
Franklin

Replies: 32
Views: 1638

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 2 Apr 2019 4:57 am   Subject: Sharon Latest video
Kevin,

This is a track I recorded without using any picks.. I always keep a little nail and when I need the edge I can pick with a slight nail added, especially when I want to go for a Mooney type ...
  Topic: Fast Guitarist plays along with Oscar Person
Franklin

Replies: 15
Views: 971

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
 
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