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  Topic: Steeler on this obscure 45 By Billy Deaton
Gary Hoetker

Replies: 3
Views: 263

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 25 Mar 2020 10:43 am   Subject: Steeler on this obscure 45 By Billy Deaton
Circa 1966 somewhere around there.

Any guess who the steeler is on this small label in WY.The fills are smooth and the break at the 1:06 mark is spine tingling.

The singer Billy Deaton is fantas ...
  Topic: Who might the steeler be on this J Shepard Classic
Gary Hoetker

Replies: 1
Views: 325

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 23 Mar 2020 9:13 pm   Subject: Who might the steeler be on this J Shepard Classic
Someones Gotta Cry

https://youtu.be/MANXQ2nUNZY


Tremendous tone and touch whoever it is. My guess is Hal Rugg.
  Topic: What is the fret, strings, pedals/lever combo for this fill?
Gary Hoetker

Replies: 0
Views: 266

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 4 Dec 2019 12:32 pm   Subject: What is the fret, strings, pedals/lever combo for this fill?
By Pete Drake......at the 40-42 seconds mark.

https://youtu.be/bYZg6RJTRA4


Thank you..............
  Topic: Help tuning Marlen pull release
Gary Hoetker

Replies: 4
Views: 428

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 24 Nov 2019 11:15 am   Subject: Help tuning Marlen pull release
Per instructions on Forum, trying to tune 4th string (E) to -D# at the end plate with LKL engaged. When I use the nut driver, it turns clk and ctrclk wise but doesn't change the tuning. Suggestions? T ...
  Topic: Might this be Buddy Charleton on this Justin Tubb record
Gary Hoetker

Replies: 8
Views: 1137

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 30 Sep 2019 7:15 pm   Subject: Might this be Buddy Charleton on this Justin Tubb record
Circa 1964 or somewhere about. Just thinking this because Justin is ET's son and we all know of course that Buddy C was a Texas Troubadour. A great ballad, IMO.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bea ...
  Topic: Who determines the steel intros,fills and breaks in sessions
Gary Hoetker

Replies: 25
Views: 2973

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 21 Sep 2019 8:27 am   Subject: Who determines the steel intros,fills and breaks in sessions
And How much improvisation is allowed especially the fills? To me it's a vastly underrated skill and missed very much today.
  Topic: lew
Gary Hoetker

Replies: 1
Views: 597

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 20 Aug 2019 2:03 pm   Subject: lew
Thanks Jack. You’ were rubbing shoulders with greatness. How did Lew get started playing steel and then join Conways Band. I read where Lew didn’t like to fly and he was required to do that as ...
  Topic: Lew Houston was truly a great artist-Link in Post
Gary Hoetker

Replies: 9
Views: 755

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 17 Aug 2019 10:55 am   Subject: Lew Houston was truly a great artist-Link in Post
Why Lew isn't widely mentioned as one of the PSG greats is puzzling to me. He had such incredible touch and feeling like in this song by Conway Twitty :Take Me As I Am.

What a fabulous rendition
...
  Topic: Anyone know where I can buy hex changer nuts for Marlen
Gary Hoetker

Replies: 0
Views: 203

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 12 Aug 2019 7:31 pm   Subject: Anyone know where I can buy hex changer nuts for Marlen
Marlen S10F. They're no longer in business. Are there nuts with a Universal fitting ?

Thanks.
  Topic: Problem with lowering tuning at changer
Gary Hoetker

Replies: 10
Views: 897

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 11 Aug 2019 3:48 pm   Subject: Problem with lowering tuning at changer
Joe and David-

1.The metal plate underneath shows just shows Model S10F and Serial #466791. There is no year made shown. I bought the guitar over 20 years ago and don't know if the manufacturer Sta ...
  Topic: Problem with lowering tuning at changer
Gary Hoetker

Replies: 10
Views: 897

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 11 Aug 2019 2:45 pm   Subject: Problem with lowering tuning at changer
Joe-Thank you. I'll be checking and getting back to you.

Thank you as well David.
  Topic: Rare Buddy Emmons interview, 1972
Gary Hoetker

Replies: 31
Views: 3096

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 11 Aug 2019 10:53 am   Subject: Rare Buddy Emmons interview, 1972
I don't understand his slight of Pete Drake at all. Perhaps Pete wasn't as talented and knowledgeable as Buddy, but he was unique, very versatile and a great musician. Otherwise, I don't think he woul ...
  Topic: Define a ride, break, and turnaround on PSG?
Gary Hoetker

Replies: 6
Views: 784

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 11 Aug 2019 10:19 am   Subject: Define a ride, break, and turnaround on PSG?
I've seen different definitions. Thanks.
  Topic: For Ricky Davis...thanks
Gary Hoetker

Replies: 3
Views: 837

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 11 Aug 2019 8:44 am   Subject: For Ricky Davis...thanks
Hi Ricky- I hope this message finds you well.

First, I'm a beginner and have very little knowledge of the pedal steel mechanisms other than what I've read or seen on youtube.

I have a Marlen S10 ...
  Topic: Problem with lowering tuning at changer
Gary Hoetker

Replies: 10
Views: 897

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 10 Aug 2019 1:23 pm   Subject: Problem with lowering tuning at changer
Hello Forumites-

I have a Marlen S10 Pull-Release 3P 3L with E 9th Day setup.

Lowering the 4th String from E to D# requires engaging the LKL and tuning the hex screw at the end plate. The proble ...
  Topic: Tablature for this Ray Price Intro....Please
Gary Hoetker

Replies: 0
Views: 617

PostForum Section: Tablature   Posted: 10 Aug 2019 12:42 pm   Subject: Tablature for this Ray Price Intro....Please
Tearful Earful

Link------

https://youtu.be/FhCY0lNu16A

Thank you.
  Topic: The Greats.... perfect balance... always
Gary Hoetker

Replies: 8
Views: 839

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 3 Aug 2019 10:34 am   Subject: The Greats.... perfect balance... always
Perhaps the one thing that stands out to me about many of the Greatest and their bands/session players was they were all in perfect balance and uniquely different. They were destined to be with each o ...
  Topic: Help with this Buddy C close
Gary Hoetker

Replies: 8
Views: 974

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 29 Jul 2019 1:50 pm   Subject: Help with this Buddy C close
Tried the instructions provided in another link and it didn't work for me.


see link below....beginning at the 2:08 mark.....

sequentially.....the frets, strings, pedals, levers that Buddy C u ...
  Topic: Help with this Buddy C close
Gary Hoetker

Replies: 1
Views: 651

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 25 Jul 2019 10:24 am   Subject: Help with this Buddy C close
see link below....beginning at the 2:08 mark.....

the frets, strings, pedals, levers that Buddy C used to make that powerful close.

"Thin Gray Line Of Love"

https://www.youtube.com/ ...
  Topic: Billie Jo Spears with Pete Drake RIP!!
Gary Hoetker

Replies: 0
Views: 400

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 6 Jun 2019 1:08 pm   Subject: Billie Jo Spears with Pete Drake RIP!!
When Country Music was the Truth and grabbed your gut. RIP !! Someone ... like a Miranda Lambert could record this song and have a big hit, IMHO. Enjoy.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=inuE30EnWu ...
  Topic: A Billie Jo Spears & Pete Drake Remembrance
Gary Hoetker

Replies: 6
Views: 2004

PostForum Section: Gone Home   Posted: 6 Jun 2019 1:03 pm   Subject: A Billie Jo Spears & Pete Drake Remembrance
When Country Music was the Truth and grabbed your gut. RIP !!


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=inuE30EnWus&feature=youtu.be
  Topic: Sequence String(s), Pedals and Lever Play for this fill.
Gary Hoetker

Replies: 0
Views: 392

PostForum Section: Tablature   Posted: 31 May 2019 12:29 pm   Subject: Sequence String(s), Pedals and Lever Play for this fill.
at the 21 second mark

https://youtu.be/t8yrNTvRxxY


My guitar is Marlen S10 e9th Day Set Up

Thank you.
  Topic: String, pedal and lever play copedent for this fill
Gary Hoetker

Replies: 4
Views: 644

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 31 May 2019 10:43 am   Subject: String, pedal and lever play copedent for this fill
At the 21 second mark. Thanks.


https://youtu.be/t8yrNTvRxxY
  Topic: Another Who's The Steeler
Gary Hoetker

Replies: 4
Views: 721

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 28 May 2019 9:51 pm   Subject: Another Who's The Steeler
Fabulous tone and touch on this song recorded by Trooper Jim Foster and released by the United Artists label. If I had to guess I'd say Hal Rugg. What say you?



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t ...
  Topic: Musical Note progression for pedal steel
Gary Hoetker

Replies: 4
Views: 713

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 23 May 2019 6:45 pm   Subject: Musical Note progression for pedal steel
For tuning purposes...
The high to highest notes
The medium notes.
The low to lowest notes.

As you can tell,I don’t know jack about music.

Thanks.
 
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