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  Topic: pedal steel on Pop Music hits
Gus York

Replies: 87
Views: 13333

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 28 May 2020 3:08 pm   Subject: Toots And the Maytalls
Sorry all forgot to mention title - Beautiful Woman ! But not so beautiful steel 0 Hah ! Gus Confused
  Topic: pedal steel on Pop Music hits
Gus York

Replies: 87
Views: 13333

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 28 May 2020 2:34 pm   Subject: Toots and the Maytalls
Just thought I'd chip in ! Played a session with Toots and the Maytalls back in 70's I think in UK, this went either to No 1 or very high in the charts. Reggae PSG very early ! Always remember the gui ...
  Topic: Shipping to the UK
Gus York

Replies: 13
Views: 1953

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 21 Apr 2020 1:26 pm   Subject: UK import
Hi Roger- I have always travelled on tours etc with my guitar and amp, no duties, no problem ! BUT a couple of years ago I purchased my Zum S12 from USA, absolutely fine until it didnt arrive on time ...
  Topic: Gene Watson/Mike Johnson?...
Gus York

Replies: 9
Views: 1357

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 25 Sep 2019 2:18 pm   Subject: Gene Watson/Mike Johnson?...
Guitar pickin sounds very much like my ol' band mate Ray Flacke- but then he's copied a lot- Hah !
  Topic: Reggae Pedal Steel
Gus York

Replies: 6
Views: 878

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 15 Jan 2019 8:18 am   Subject: Reggae Pedal Steel
This was recorded back in the mid 70's with Toots and the Maytalls! Now I'm not saying this is the best steel sound or the best playing but it fitted the session, and when released was a big hit aroun ...
  Topic: Inspiration
Gus York

Replies: 37
Views: 5144

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 8 Jun 2018 12:50 pm   Subject: Keeping the urge to play
As Jim says, try doing a couple of PSG shows in front of 4/500 steel players and wannabees -he says that will get yer rear in gear-well I did just that a few times in the 80/90's and believe me Jim - ...
  Topic: Survey older MSA P.S.G
Gus York

Replies: 29
Views: 4789

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 7 Jun 2018 12:28 pm   Subject: Msa
Hi Paul- Yeah great fun playing alongside Albert-various gigs! Mind you I didn't do a lot of actual playing when with Alb. as I was too busy trying to figure out how the hell he was doing what he does ...
  Topic: Survey older MSA P.S.G
Gus York

Replies: 29
Views: 4789

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 5 Jun 2018 3:21 pm   Subject: Msa
Got my S10 Classic mid 70's -Great guitar- pedal action great- nice p/ups, stayed in tune even after traveling from UK to NZ and strait onto TV stage-no time to tune up hardly !! Any way that was my a ...
  Topic: Matchbro on steel?
Gus York

Replies: 18
Views: 5133

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 25 Jun 2016 12:23 pm   Subject: Matchbro
Back aways in the 1970's and 80's to get a pretty close dobro sound on PSG. I used a Wah Wah pedal set at a certain point plus an ebonite (hard plastic) bar.
Did many successful recording plus live g ...
  Topic: Zum Ext. E9 beautiful 5x5
Gus York

Replies: 17
Views: 9995

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 9 Jun 2016 2:09 pm   Subject: Zum 5x5
Just received a wonderful guitar ZUM 12str 5X5 from Scott Mcree. Well packed-guitar is like new for a 14yr old instrument! Well pleased I am Scott-just got get to grips with what looks like another 50 ...
  Topic: Zum Ext. E9 beautiful 5x5
Gus York

Replies: 17
Views: 9995

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 6 Jun 2016 2:53 pm   Subject: Zum Ext. E9 beautiful 5x5
Thanks Scott - I think my first number on it will be 'All fingers and Thumbs'! Wonder what she will sound like down to EX/D9 ? Rolling Eyes
  Topic: Zum Ext. E9 beautiful 5x5
Gus York

Replies: 17
Views: 9995

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 6 Jun 2016 1:52 pm   Subject: Zum
Silly me Paddy-missed the build date, I was so excited I bought the guitar immediately !! Should arrive here in UK on Tues 7th !!
Can't wait - All I've got to do now is get used to 12 strings instead ...
  Topic: Zum Ext. E9 beautiful 5x5
Gus York

Replies: 17
Views: 9995

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 30 May 2016 2:04 pm   Subject: Zum Ext. E9 beautiful 5x5
Scott-Hi- First question re the Zum ! Is it still available ? Second,Would you sell to me in the UK?
Would be my last dream guitar !! Oh, what year is it,
Just out of interest?
My em is gus@gusyo ...
  Topic: MY Photos from the 2015 ISGC
Gus York

Replies: 23
Views: 28369

PostForum Section: International Steel Guitar Convention   Posted: 4 Oct 2015 1:33 pm   Subject: 2015 Isgc
So this is what's in store for us at the PSG Care home ?
I'm in this catagory (not playing -but age ) brings time right home eh? Where are all the 'young' players ??
  Topic: Val Doonican - RIP
Gus York

Replies: 5
Views: 3241

PostForum Section: Gone Home   Posted: 29 Jul 2015 1:38 pm   Subject: Val Doonican
I played PSG with Vals' road band for five years-travelled the world with great musicians and friends. Got the job after working on the George Hamilton show in UK with Vals MD Roger Richards. I am al ...
  Topic: Highway Patrolman - Springsteen!
Gus York

Replies: 5
Views: 1475

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 15 Jun 2015 2:29 pm   Subject: Mathew Bradford
Very nice feel Mathew !
  Topic: Bob Tuttle......"My Window Faces the South"
Gus York

Replies: 11
Views: 2877

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 15 Jun 2015 2:02 pm   Subject: bob tuttle
Very nice laid back playing Bob-on all of your posts! Keep it up. Gus York UK.
  Topic: Free Music - The Deadfields
Gus York

Replies: 6
Views: 1352

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 21 Nov 2013 2:25 pm   Subject: deadfiels
Corey Hi, Just listened to your Deadfiels band ! Brilliant stuff, loved pretty well every track on both albums ! Great lyrics-great playing,and great to hear PSG with such a modern good time rock out ...
  Topic: In honor of those who served in the Armed Forces
Gus York

Replies: 10
Views: 2739

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 9 Nov 2013 1:57 pm   Subject: liberators
Mike hi-from the UK! Just wondered if your Dad flew from an airfield close to us in Devon, called Dunkeswell ? The USAF flew Liberators from here hunting U boats during WW11. The airfield canteen is ...
  Topic: How do you deal with an 'off' night?
Gus York

Replies: 28
Views: 6171

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 17 Oct 2013 12:44 pm   Subject: off nights
These days I have too many off nights to know when I;ve had an on night !

As you guys say - punters still seem to like my off nights !

I think now I'm often off but seldom often on !
  Topic: gary carpenter cd
Gus York

Replies: 3
Views: 918

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 12 Jul 2013 1:46 am   Subject: gary carter-live steel strings
Sorry Everyone!-Slipped up there re Gary Carter/not Carpenter-my apologies to both Gary and Gary ! Well it was late and I was tired blah blah blah.........
  Topic: gary carpenter cd
Gus York

Replies: 3
Views: 918

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 11 Jul 2013 2:25 pm   Subject: gary carpenter cd
Just received my copy of Garys' new CD -superb touch-tone and the rest !

Judging by the cover though Gary has suddenly become left handed ? Unless of course another one of his talents is to be ambi ...
  Topic: Reece Update
Gus York

Replies: 29
Views: 6748

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 4 Jul 2013 2:30 pm   Subject: Reece Anderson
So sad to hear about Reece. I had the pleasure of meeting him in London in the 70's just after purchasing one of the best guitars ever-My MSA Classic. What a combination MSA guitars and Reece. What a ...
  Topic: Buddy Emmons
Gus York

Replies: 31
Views: 11595

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 17 Jun 2013 3:18 pm   Subject: Buddy Emmons
Have met Buddy a couple of times here in the UK over the years, and it's nice to know a Steel 'God' has nerves before a show, just like us mere 'steel' mortals !

Even Buddy's small gliches whilst p ...
  Topic: If ONLY all country music was like this.....
Gus York

Replies: 35
Views: 6499

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 8 May 2013 2:20 pm   Subject: Jay Dee Manus
Hi again Rog- Glad to hear your well and busy ! Still hob nobin' with the greats I see! I'm drooling at the thought of seeing JD in person soon-sigh!

'Bout time you posted some of your steel sounds ...
 
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