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  Topic: Jeff Newman...the musician
Larry Johnson

Replies: 33
Views: 11170

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 14 Apr 2020 3:45 pm   Subject: Jeff Newman
Jeff Newman was an awesome player,YES. I was playing steel for Johnny Taylor's square dance in Lebanon Tn. It was back in the 80's. In walked Jeff Newman and Ralph Sloans brother. Jeff asked me If he ...
  Topic: How many play in boots with tapered heels
Larry Johnson

Replies: 25
Views: 1649

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 11 Feb 2020 4:20 pm   Subject: How many play in boots with tapered heels
I play with cowboy boots with tapered heels. I tried sneakers , but just don't like it as well.
  Topic: Beautiful Intro Lick
Larry Johnson

Replies: 13
Views: 2407

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 31 Jan 2020 9:37 am   Subject: Beautiful Intro Lick
Hi Don Listen to Lee Baucums post on this topic.Just click on the link and it will show you how ,and you can hear it played. I think the slower it is played the prettier it is.
Thank you Paul for you ...
  Topic: Beautiful Intro Lick
Larry Johnson

Replies: 13
Views: 2407

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 30 Jan 2020 11:21 am   Subject: Beautiful Intro Lick
Oh Yes, an oldie but goodie. Great guys,Thanks, That is what Pedal Steel can do. Do you have a favorite lick you would like to post?
  Topic: Beautiful Intro Lick
Larry Johnson

Replies: 13
Views: 2407

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 29 Jan 2020 10:58 am   Subject: Beautiful Intro Lick
As you know the Pedal steel guitar is known for beautiful sounds due to the ability to raise and lower a single string in a group of strings. Here is a lick to try. String 2 lower to C#, and string 5 ...
  Topic: Lap Steel Parts,NEW
Larry Johnson

Replies: 0
Views: 404

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 21 Jan 2020 12:37 pm   Subject: Lap Steel Parts,NEW
I just bought and installed a Mini Box Bucker pickup as a replacement on a 1953 Oahu lap steel. It sounds great.It is low profile, perfect for a string through type pickup. 8.8k ohms. Brand new 19.95$ ...
  Topic: No Frills Volume Pedal?
Larry Johnson

Replies: 20
Views: 1774

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 5 Jan 2020 5:18 pm   Subject: No Frills Volume Pedal?
I also have 2 Dearmond volume pedals.One bought from Little Roy Wiggins Steel store on Broadway, Nashville in 1972. Have worn out and changed pots, but still both are going strong 48 yrs later. Can't ...
  Topic: Sho Bud Jacket
Larry Johnson

Replies: 2
Views: 862

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 21 May 2019 4:48 pm   Subject: Sho Bud Jacket
Any of you own or have owned a Sho Bud Pedal Steel Guitar jacket? Mine was baseball style, brown with white Sho Bud logo. I wore mine almost out and then donated it to the Country Music Hall Of Fame i ...
  Topic: New D10 Williams finished-Delivered and loved
Larry Johnson

Replies: 20
Views: 2934

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 7 Aug 2018 12:55 pm   Subject: new williams d10
Ron She is absolutely gorgeous. Beautiful and I bet she sounds as good as she looks. Larry J.
  Topic: Texas Dancehall Classics practice tracks
Larry Johnson

Replies: 198
Views: 88874

PostForum Section: For Sale: Music, Lessons, etc.   Posted: 13 Jun 2018 10:44 am   Subject: texas dancehall classics
Just wanted to brag on these practice tracks . They are excellent. Great vocals,great quality.Steve Alcott is spot on ,good guy,fast shipping. Great prices,what more can I say. If you are looking for ...
  Topic: Do you use your pedals more ,or knee levers?
Larry Johnson

Replies: 3
Views: 818

PostForum Section: For Sale: Music, Lessons, etc.   Posted: 9 Jun 2018 8:40 am   Subject: Do you use your pedals more ,or knee levers?
Hi Dick, I also started on lap steel back in late 60/s then bought my 1st pedal steel Sho-Bud maverick. Wow you learned when non pedal was hot. I admire all steel players,and bar movements to get that ...
  Topic: Texas Dancehall Classics practice tracks
Larry Johnson

Replies: 198
Views: 88874

PostForum Section: For Sale: Music, Lessons, etc.   Posted: 8 Jun 2018 11:07 am   Subject: Texas Dancehall Classics practice tracks
Hi Steve ,I ordered vol 1 and 2. Thanks so much, Larry
  Topic: Do you use your pedals more ,or knee levers?
Larry Johnson

Replies: 3
Views: 818

PostForum Section: For Sale: Music, Lessons, etc.   Posted: 6 Jun 2018 12:41 pm   Subject: Do you use your pedals more ,or knee levers?
I had a revelation the other day. In my playing I use my A and B pedals more than my A and b plus knee levers. Love the split pedals. Just wondering if your playing is like that.Thanks for your 2 cent ...
  Topic: Texas Dancehall Classics practice tracks
Larry Johnson

Replies: 198
Views: 88874

PostForum Section: For Sale: Music, Lessons, etc.   Posted: 6 Jun 2018 12:30 pm   Subject: texas dancehall classics
Hi definitely interested in your tracks w/vocals. are the keys they are in Major, or sharps and flats keys? Thanks Larry Johnson
  Topic: A Nugget From Buddy E.
Larry Johnson

Replies: 44
Views: 7831

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 1 May 2018 3:22 pm   Subject: A Line from Buddy E.
How about this line,"You Are The Best Steel Player On Stage"
Larry Johnson
  Topic: MSA or Dekley D-12 please close
Larry Johnson

Replies: 3
Views: 481

PostForum Section: Wanted To Buy   Posted: 28 Feb 2018 8:56 am   Subject: MSA or Dekley D-12 please close
Hi mike I have a d-12 dekley.
  Topic: Perhaps close as one can get to the Mooney sound ??
Larry Johnson

Replies: 1
Views: 1173

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 4 Jan 2018 10:06 am   Subject: Perhaps close as one can get to the Mooney sound ??
Very Good ,sounds just like Mr. Moon, Larry
  Topic: Whats the average pay for steel player
Larry Johnson

Replies: 159
Views: 24915

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 30 Dec 2017 4:29 pm   Subject: Whats the average pay for steel player
Musician - Definition- someone who drives 100 miles to a gig, with 2000$ worth of equipment, for 50$ a night. Hmmn I wonder what Dave Ramsey would say about that.

P.S. What do you call a steel play ...
  Topic: piano simulator for steel
Larry Johnson

Replies: 12
Views: 2316

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 30 Sep 2017 8:29 am   Subject: piano sounds for steel
Wow ,thanks guys for posting, I kind of thought it was not going to work. But at least I know before I bought it. Yes I am looking for Piano sounds.LJ
  Topic: piano simulator for steel
Larry Johnson

Replies: 12
Views: 2316

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 29 Sep 2017 6:16 am   Subject: piano simulator for steel
Hi, I was wondering If any of you have tried the Electro Harmonix Key 9 stomp box on your steel. I play at church and we are without a piano player. And I am thinking about getting one to have some pi ...
  Topic: Richard Damron
Larry Johnson

Replies: 11
Views: 3421

PostForum Section: Gone Home   Posted: 24 Jul 2017 2:12 pm   Subject: Richard Damron
Hi all,Richard Damrons daughter Kaye wanted me to post a large thank you,and express her gratitude for your well wishes and prayers.She said he did love his music ,and this forum. Larry Johnson
  Topic: Richard Damron
Larry Johnson

Replies: 11
Views: 3421

PostForum Section: Gone Home   Posted: 10 Jul 2017 3:35 pm   Subject: Richard Damron
Hi all, our friend, forum member, steel player and jazz lover Richard Damron went home to be with the lord Sat. July 8, 2017.
  Topic: Song from my new 2017 CD
Larry Johnson

Replies: 21
Views: 4863

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 12 Jan 2017 8:22 am   Subject: Song from my new 2017 CD
Hi Ron, Greetings from Gallatin. Thats a great job. You are one of the best.No tomatoes just 20 dollar bills, Larry Johnson
  Topic: Sonny Garrish ?
Larry Johnson

Replies: 43
Views: 9889

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 13 Oct 2016 11:05 am   Subject: Sonny Garrish
I bought from Sonny an Emmons String Machine, a number of years ago .He told me he used it on his recordings. I used it and then donated it to the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville Tn. where It ...
  Topic: Update ? On Kayton Roberts
Larry Johnson

Replies: 3
Views: 1715

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 11 Jun 2016 8:02 am   Subject: Update ? On Kayton Roberts
I was wondering If anyone has an update on Steel Guitar great Kayton Roberts, who played for Hank Snow.I haven't heard anything in a while.Larry Johnson
 
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