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  Topic: Any thoughts on Magnum D10
Jeff Harbour

Replies: 10
Views: 878

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 13 Jan 2020 12:41 pm   Subject: Any thoughts on Magnum D10
When I first visited Bobbe's store, I tried out several new Magnum's and GFI's, which Bobbe had priced the same at the time. I personally feel that the Magnum's were priced a bit high when they were n ...
  Topic: Neil Peart
Jeff Harbour

Replies: 6
Views: 441

PostForum Section: Gone Home   Posted: 11 Jan 2020 10:14 pm   Subject: Neil Peart
One of my early musical heroes. A master of not only technique, but of tasteful musicianship as well.

He was also quite the poet, writing probably about 99% of Rush's lyrics beginning when he join ...
  Topic: Advantages of Lowering G#'s to G
Jeff Harbour

Replies: 23
Views: 1610

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 10 Jan 2020 12:05 pm   Subject: Advantages of Lowering G#'s to G
I know it's sacrilegious to admit (and has been debated to death in many other threads) but I put the drop G on LKR for my primary position minor in exchange for the historically used BC minor months ...
  Topic: Other uses for a C pedal?
Jeff Harbour

Replies: 8
Views: 1381

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 7 Jan 2020 7:57 am   Subject: Other uses for a C pedal?
It's not a popular choice, but I eliminated the C Pedal. See the following threads:

https://bb.steelguitarforum.com/viewtopic.php?p=2717824&highlight=pedal#2717824

https://bb.steelguitarforu ...
  Topic: Neil Innes - RIP
Jeff Harbour

Replies: 17
Views: 1046

PostForum Section: Gone Home   Posted: 31 Dec 2019 4:59 am   Subject: Neil Innes - RIP
I always enjoyed his parts in Monty Python and the Holy Grail, as Sir Robin's head Minstrel and as the guy who gets squashed by the wooden rabbit. He also wrote many of the songs in the movie. No doub ...
  Topic: First Post: Technical Question - Half Stop
Jeff Harbour

Replies: 5
Views: 425

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 27 Dec 2019 12:10 pm   Subject: First Post: Technical Question - Half Stop
Yeah, it's a tricky balancing act to fine-tune these steels (like mine) where the half-stops are strictly a result of another string beginning its pull. I remember several years ago making a chart of ...
  Topic: Existential question: Why do I own a S-10?
Jeff Harbour

Replies: 71
Views: 3452

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 20 Nov 2019 4:30 am   Subject: Existential question: Why do I own a S-10?
To respond to the present conversation... I never thought about it in those terms, but I guess I have successfully matured to where I now am always 'playing my instrument on the song'... where ten yea ...
  Topic: Existential question: Why do I own a S-10?
Jeff Harbour

Replies: 71
Views: 3452

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 20 Nov 2019 4:24 am   Subject: Re: Existential question: Why do I own a S-10?
But, most bandleaders are still expecting the signature "AB" sounds. Though I have fooled some with bar slants, I typically just give in and bring the S-10.
That's why I have A&B pedals ...
  Topic: Existential question: Why do I own a S-10?
Jeff Harbour

Replies: 71
Views: 3452

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 19 Nov 2019 11:18 am   Subject: Re: Existential question: Why do I own a S-10?
Wondering whether anyone else who goes through phases where they don’t need the C6 neck (or never uses it much at any time) similarly find themselves using a D-10 anyway. I am not selling the Encor ...
  Topic: Sonny Curtis
Jeff Harbour

Replies: 37
Views: 4405

PostForum Section: Gone Home   Posted: 22 Oct 2019 3:31 am   Subject: Sonny Curtis
https://www.tennessean.com/story/entertainment/music/2019/10/21/remembering-sonny-curtis-sideman-george-jones-tammy-wynette-and-more/4054440002/
  Topic: Sonny Curtis
Jeff Harbour

Replies: 37
Views: 4405

PostForum Section: Gone Home   Posted: 21 Oct 2019 6:55 am   Subject: Sonny Curtis
Oh yeah... In the pictures of Sonny playing, you will see his pair of identical Randall RG-300 Amps behind him. Sonny told us once that they were a gift to him from Tammy Wynette, from back when he wa ...
  Topic: Sonny Curtis
Jeff Harbour

Replies: 37
Views: 4405

PostForum Section: Gone Home   Posted: 21 Oct 2019 4:32 am   Subject: Sonny Curtis
A lot of folks don't that Sonny was also an accomplished songwriter too. He also wrote the them for the Mary Tyler Moore Show.

That's a different Sonny Curtis, from Texas. He grew up with and play ...
  Topic: Stolen Guitar
Jeff Harbour

Replies: 9
Views: 1301

PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 8 Oct 2019 6:01 am   Subject: Stolen Guitar
I would take a wild guess that Junior's double is a one-of-a-kind... Anybody know for sure? If so, I dare anybody to try to play that thing in public!
  Topic: Chubby Howard Show
Jeff Harbour

Replies: 5
Views: 895

PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 19 Sep 2019 3:45 am   Subject: Chubby Howard Show
Don't know much about the new venue... Is the show outdoors this year?
  Topic: Ric Ocasek
Jeff Harbour

Replies: 2
Views: 790

PostForum Section: Gone Home   Posted: 16 Sep 2019 6:56 am   Subject: Ric Ocasek
Just two days after Eddie Money, we lose another rock legend... Ric Ocasek of The Cars. I grew up listening to a lot of their albums, and their song melodies are some of the many that roll around in ...
  Topic: Eddie Money, RIP
Jeff Harbour

Replies: 6
Views: 868

PostForum Section: Gone Home   Posted: 13 Sep 2019 8:44 am   Subject: Eddie Money, RIP
Just got that message from my wife. What a great songwriter! I've always loved his work. He will be missed...
  Topic: Wayne Hobbs Show - Huber Heights, OH
Jeff Harbour

Replies: 4
Views: 548

PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 19 Aug 2019 6:07 am   Subject: Wayne Hobbs Show - Huber Heights, OH
Sorry, I was away from the forum for a few days.

Just wanted to clarify again that I had copied it off of a church marquee a few days before I posted it here... So, it was definitely for real unles ...
  Topic: Wayne Hobbs Show - Huber Heights, OH
Jeff Harbour

Replies: 4
Views: 548

PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 14 Aug 2019 3:54 am   Subject: Wayne Hobbs Show - Huber Heights, OH
I happened to see this on a sign as I drove by a church, so I pulled over and wrote it down...

Wayne Hobbs Steel Guitar Show
August 17th, 4-7 PM
Maranatha Bible Church

This church is at 6585 F ...
  Topic: Ohio Steel Guitar Jam
Jeff Harbour

Replies: 19
Views: 1761

PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 14 Aug 2019 3:38 am   Subject: Ohio Steel Guitar Jam
Very exciting news Gary! Hopefully we can make it out. I miss jamming with all you guys.
  Topic: Tnn. May 9th ,1989 <> My Friend Keith Whitley . Sad Day
Jeff Harbour

Replies: 4
Views: 970

PostForum Section: Gone Home   Posted: 10 May 2019 3:48 am   Subject: Tnn. May 9th ,1989 <> My Friend Keith Whitley . Sad Day
Wow... 30 years. What a voice! His music is timeless.
  Topic: Dave Samuels
Jeff Harbour

Replies: 1
Views: 549

PostForum Section: Gone Home   Posted: 24 Apr 2019 11:12 am   Subject: Dave Samuels
Spyro Gyra's great long-time marimba/vibraphone player Dave Samuels has died at age 70. He was a great improviser who I've admired for many years, and to me was critical to the Spyro Gyra sound. I n ...
  Topic: Jerry Anderson (Maurice's brother)
Jeff Harbour

Replies: 9
Views: 1492

PostForum Section: Gone Home   Posted: 8 Apr 2019 3:38 am   Subject: Jerry Anderson (Maurice's brother)
I saw a facebook post yesterday from Kyle Bennett (MSA) stating that Maurice Anderson's brother Jerry has died. Thought it would be a good idea to have it posted here as well.
  Topic: E’s on right knee
Jeff Harbour

Replies: 21
Views: 1873

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 14 Mar 2019 10:57 am   Subject: E’s on right knee
I lower the E's with RKR. The reason... I found that Whole-step pulls work better on inward-moving levers for my GFI. So, when I repurposed the LKR (factory E-lower), I had to move the E-lowers to an ...
  Topic: Peter Tork
Jeff Harbour

Replies: 10
Views: 1792

PostForum Section: Gone Home   Posted: 21 Feb 2019 10:41 am   Subject: Peter Tork
Thanks for the story, Rich.

Oh, and I should clarify...

The Monkees were 'fictitious' as portrayed on the TV show, and they did not all play together on the albums.

BUT... They DID in fact to ...
  Topic: Peter Tork
Jeff Harbour

Replies: 10
Views: 1792

PostForum Section: Gone Home   Posted: 21 Feb 2019 9:57 am   Subject: Peter Tork
Just read a news story that Peter Tork has died at 77. Though he's famous for the Monkees TV show, he was a fine musician in his own right. Though The Monkees were a fictitious band, if I'm not mistak ...
 
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