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  Topic: Paul Franklin Jr - COVID -19
Joe Goldmark

Replies: 51
Views: 5029

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 24 Jul 2020 8:48 am   Subject: Paul Franklin Jr - COVID -19
Paul, loved your tasty licks on the "Nashville Cats" video... Best wishes to your family for a full and speedy recovery.

Joe
  Topic: "Feelin' Alright" Remake With Some John McFee
Joe Goldmark

Replies: 17
Views: 571

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 24 Jul 2020 8:44 am   Subject: "Feelin' Alright" Remake With Some John McFee
Hey Mark, Thanks for clarifying and correcting! And Donny, thanks for re-posting. Craig, I agree that's a gorgeous Sho-Bud alright, and I always love John's playing.

When the tune started I tho ...
  Topic: "Feelin' Alright" Remake With Some John McFee
Joe Goldmark

Replies: 17
Views: 571

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 23 Jul 2020 9:41 pm   Subject: "Feelin' Alright" Remake With Some John McFee
https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/dave-mason-remakes-feelin-alright-sammy-hagar-mick-fleetwood-the-doobie-brothers-1031791/?fbclid=IwAR2sUnwud_pJJ8eVhvfWsCkRCtA3xJwZtxXHs9f3BhGe-q5vg_UVS4k ...
  Topic: Steel guitar identity/long way around the barn?
Joe Goldmark

Replies: 37
Views: 2844

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 13 Jul 2020 5:04 pm   Subject: Steel guitar identity/long way around the barn?
In case you guys didn't put two and two together, Jeff was Clint Black's steel man and actually played on Clint's hit albums. You can hear him at around the 3:00 minute mark on "Killin' Time&quo ...
  Topic: Leisz, Alcorn, Oceans, Campbell etc. in "Jazz Times"
Joe Goldmark

Replies: 8
Views: 616

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 10 Jul 2020 11:22 am   Subject: Leisz, Alcorn, Oceans, Campbell etc. in "Jazz Times"
Great article! I think the author's definition of jazz is slightly left of mine. His encompasses the ambient, new sounds, pushing the envelope types of musics. Mine is more in the lines of how inter ...
  Topic: Difficult Steel Topics
Joe Goldmark

Replies: 48
Views: 3740

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 2 Jul 2020 10:05 am   Subject: Difficult Steel Topics
Tony G., thanks for the reply. Maybe I'll send you some scratchy volume pedals for your enjoyment! Hope you and Karen are doing well.

Joe K., you're welcome. Glad you enjoy it.

Dave C., we do ...
  Topic: Difficult Steel Topics
Joe Goldmark

Replies: 48
Views: 3740

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 1 Jul 2020 9:10 pm   Subject: Difficult Steel Topics
Jordan, if that study is correct, it's pretty amazing. I wonder whether the pitch ability sticks as they get older? I also wonder if there is a bias with the kids they chose. It almost seems like t ...
  Topic: Difficult Steel Topics
Joe Goldmark

Replies: 48
Views: 3740

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 1 Jul 2020 2:19 pm   Subject: Difficult Steel Topics
Hey Jim,

One of the best guitarist I ever played with, Redd Volkaert, had relative pitch, not perfect pitch. He's the only one I ever asked because he played so assuredly. As Bill M. said, you do ...
  Topic: Difficult Steel Topics
Joe Goldmark

Replies: 48
Views: 3740

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 1 Jul 2020 10:20 am   Subject: Difficult Steel Topics
And I forgot to ask Ron H. to post some of the reasons why he gave it all up, and the difficulties of being a Nashville player. He was/is obviously very talented, but that wasn't enough to sustain hi ...
  Topic: Difficult Steel Topics
Joe Goldmark

Replies: 48
Views: 3740

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 1 Jul 2020 10:06 am   Subject: Difficult Steel Topics
Hi Folks,

Real glad you like my brief discussions of some interesting and sometimes difficult topics.

Bill M., I agree with you about relative pitch. And, maybe it can be improved on at a young ...
  Topic: Difficult Steel Topics
Joe Goldmark

Replies: 48
Views: 3740

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 30 Jun 2020 1:18 pm   Subject: Difficult Steel Topics
This is actually Part II of a post from a couple of years ago titled “Steel Guitar Truths” https://bb.steelguitarforum.com/viewtopic.php?t=327894 .
I’m going under the hood to look at some issu ...
  Topic: Who’s on steel here with Mel Tillis?
Joe Goldmark

Replies: 11
Views: 2212

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 17 Jun 2020 2:26 pm   Subject: Who’s on steel here with Mel Tillis?
Hey Russ,

Can you post or send me any info you have on that Jim Baker 45? I'm unaware of it.

Thanks,
Joe
  Topic: Buddy Emmons and Sneaky Pete Kleinow
Joe Goldmark

Replies: 30
Views: 3899

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 11 May 2020 7:29 pm   Subject: Buddy Emmons and Sneaky Pete Kleinow
Steve, I played but don't remember Buddy's remarks.

A little off topic, but for my set I brought a set of charts for some of my tunes. It turned into a train wreck because the back-up players we ...
  Topic: sneaky pete
Joe Goldmark

Replies: 14
Views: 1843

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 11 May 2020 7:22 pm   Subject: sneaky pete
Wow! Never seen that video, Jim. What a great player with his own style. And he played that on an 8 string Fender with both feet on the pedals...

FWIW, Greg Harris, who solos on guitar in the vi ...
  Topic: The Saddle Rack just closed permanently
Joe Goldmark

Replies: 13
Views: 2091

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 10 May 2020 8:40 pm   Subject: The Saddle Rack just closed permanently
In addition to what Jack said about MAD and DUIs, another big factor was VCRs and big screen TVs. People stopped going out as much. Then came line dancers, who didn't drink and preferred a recording ...
  Topic: Tom Brumley
Joe Goldmark

Replies: 27
Views: 5263

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 6 May 2020 12:01 pm   Subject: Tom Brumley
Skip & Boo,

I equate that Rosie Flores tone with his Anapeg guitar. His tone seemed to change significantly when he used that guitar. Less sizzle and more sweetness (if that's possible from t ...
  Topic: "Brisbane Bop II"
Joe Goldmark

Replies: 17
Views: 1840

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 2 May 2020 9:28 am   Subject: "Brisbane Bop II"
Hi Mike,
Sorry to go off topic, but I can't seem to do it. The tune is in my iTunes and Dropbox. How would you transfer it from there to here?
Thanks,
Joe
  Topic: "Brisbane Bop II"
Joe Goldmark

Replies: 17
Views: 1840

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 30 Apr 2020 12:17 pm   Subject: "Brisbane Bop II"
Here's some more 23 Club stories.

When I first started going to the 23 Club in the early '70s, John DeMarco would stand at the front door and greet everyone who came in. Later, in the '90s after J ...
  Topic: "Brisbane Bop II"
Joe Goldmark

Replies: 17
Views: 1840

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 29 Apr 2020 8:57 pm   Subject: "Brisbane Bop II"
The first time I played parts of it, was straight forward. Now they seem to want me to join or something to hear it.

But as I recall, they were broadcasting from "Dick's Tower," not the ...
  Topic: Favorite SLOW steel solos
Joe Goldmark

Replies: 74
Views: 7974

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 27 Apr 2020 4:47 pm   Subject: Favorite SLOW steel solos
Josh, you opened up a big can... Hope you're doing well buddy.

Dawn Sears and The Time Jumpers: "Leaving & Saying Goodbye" with the always pleasing John
Hughey https://www.youtube. ...
  Topic: Favorite SLOW steel solos
Joe Goldmark

Replies: 74
Views: 7974

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 26 Apr 2020 9:15 pm   Subject: Favorite SLOW steel solos
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f_WMd04EWj0

Gorgeous rendition of "You Don't Have Very Far To Go" by Johnny Cox with Laney Hicks singing. Not only an E9 clinic (maybe D9?), but Johnny d ...
  Topic: Jeff Newman...the musician
Joe Goldmark

Replies: 33
Views: 11639

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 25 Apr 2020 5:10 pm   Subject: Jeff Newman...the musician
My guess is that Jeff is the most popular steeler ever among steelers, on a friend basis. He always acted like you were his personal friend, even when you (I) were just an acquaintance.

As related ...
  Topic: koos biel pedal steel setup
Joe Goldmark

Replies: 2
Views: 739

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 8 Apr 2020 8:00 pm   Subject: koos biel pedal steel setup
Is Koos still playing? He was the best European player back in the 80s.
  Topic: Steel Guitar Fads
Joe Goldmark

Replies: 51
Views: 6237

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 8 Apr 2020 7:57 pm   Subject: Steel Guitar Fads
This sittin' down thing... I'm sure we'll be go back to standing and playing like a man pretty soon.

Joe
  Topic: Revisiting The Greatest Steel Intros
Joe Goldmark

Replies: 15
Views: 2001

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 7 Apr 2020 9:17 pm   Subject: Revisiting The Greatest Steel Intros
You're welcome!
 
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