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  Topic: Release Me
Mitch Drumm

Replies: 5
Views: 192

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 18 Jan 2018 11:37 am   Subject: Release Me
Here's the story of the song:

http://wired-for-sound.blogspot.com/2010/07/eddie-miller-on-4-star-1407.html

Which states about Miller:

Eventually he helped found the Academy of Country Music, ...
  Topic: Joe Maize
Mitch Drumm

Replies: 5
Views: 362

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 13 Jan 2018 12:51 pm   Subject: Joe Maize
http://www.spaceagepop.com/maize.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=phNncaJ5qz4

above live clip from the Patti Page show, 1956

https://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix1712/939_Joe_Maize_and_J ...
  Topic: Joe Maize
Mitch Drumm

Replies: 5
Views: 362

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 12 Jan 2018 3:12 pm   Subject: Re: Joe Maize
Did I just miss this guy, or is he a somewhat obscure and unsung hero?

Despite the accordion, its a pretty nice piece of Hawaiian steel.




He has been discussed quite a bit on these forums i ...
  Topic: Wrote it, or just owns it?
Mitch Drumm

Replies: 1
Views: 282

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 10 Jan 2018 6:45 pm   Subject: Wrote it, or just owns it?
I'd imagine there is----if you could dig deeply into the records of publishing companies and rights organizations.

Did you have a particular song in mind?

ASCAP and BMI have online sites, but I' ...
  Topic: Waylon Jennings
Mitch Drumm

Replies: 7
Views: 555

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 10 Jan 2018 2:27 pm   Subject: Waylon Jennings
I'm obviously a fan of his outlaw days. Not really too familiar with the early stuff.

Funny how he rarely if ever used steel in the first 10 years of his career.

I can't even find a picture of ...
  Topic: Where should country music have gone?
Mitch Drumm

Replies: 50
Views: 1733

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 10 Jan 2018 11:55 am   Subject: Re: Where should country music have gone?
there are those like me who feel that country today is awful but did need room to grow, and those who feel that country today is awful and should have never changed.



I'm not sure what "d ...
  Topic: Who played steel on Alfred Apaka's "Hawaiian Favorites"?
Mitch Drumm

Replies: 7
Views: 376

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 8 Jan 2018 10:15 am   Subject: Who played steel on Alfred Apaka's "Hawaiian Favorites"?
Those tracks you found are a partial reissue of Coral LP 57059, from 1956.

Here's the original LP info.

https://www.discogs.com/Danny-Stewart-And-His-Islanders-Song-Of-The-Islands/release/637414 ...
  Topic: Who played steel on Alfred Apaka's "Hawaiian Favorites"?
Mitch Drumm

Replies: 7
Views: 376

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 8 Jan 2018 9:23 am   Subject: Who played steel on Alfred Apaka's "Hawaiian Favorites"?
I don't know whether Danny was on those tracks with Alfred, but yes he was a steel player and vocalist. And a fine one.

You should root out the 2 LPs he made in the mid 1950s--one for Coral and the ...
  Topic: Don Buzard on pedal steel - (double thread please close)
Mitch Drumm

Replies: 1
Views: 362

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 24 Dec 2017 9:08 pm   Subject: Don Buzard on pedal steel - (double thread please close)
He's named at 43:50 and as below:

https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/121037418/

from the Arizona Republic, 12-3-80:

GATEMOUTH BROWN Tuesday, Dooley's. the music makes the flow from one numbe ...
  Topic: Hank Williams Steel Players???
Mitch Drumm

Replies: 4
Views: 743

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 22 Dec 2017 3:06 pm   Subject: Hank Williams Steel Players???
If you start Googling "Drifting Cowboys", you'll find that he had probably a dozen or more steel players.

Or wade through this:

http://www.hankwilliamsdiscography.com/index.php

Helm ...
  Topic: RIP Keely Smith
Mitch Drumm

Replies: 2
Views: 385

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 17 Dec 2017 9:04 pm   Subject: RIP Keely Smith
Just read that Keely passed away at 89 on Dec 16.

She and her first husband and this other guy in the pic below are all among the top 5 acts that I wished I had seen and will never get the chance. ...
  Topic: Gene O'Neal with Judy Lynn; from 1965
Mitch Drumm

Replies: 2
Views: 493

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 16 Dec 2017 7:33 pm   Subject: Gene O'Neal with Judy Lynn; from 1965
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N3O0jwGyl4k

On the Jimmy Dean show.

I think that's "Funky Monkey".
  Topic: Pedal Steeler Stanley Oscarson
Mitch Drumm

Replies: 4
Views: 499

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 15 Dec 2017 4:43 pm   Subject: Pedal Steeler Stanley Oscarson
No--I don't know anything else about him at all.
  Topic: Pedal Steeler Stanley Oscarson
Mitch Drumm

Replies: 4
Views: 499

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 15 Dec 2017 4:01 pm   Subject: Pedal Steeler Stanley Oscarson
30 seconds on Google yields:


https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/119852540/

Arizona Republic; Jan 27, 1972:

Stanley Alan Oscarson, 32, Goodyear, a musician who played with The Rogues at Mr. ...
  Topic: Dicky Overbey on bass, with J.J. Cale in 1959?
Mitch Drumm

Replies: 6
Views: 894

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 14 Dec 2017 6:50 pm   Subject: Dicky Overbey on bass, with J.J. Cale in 1959?
Mitch, Is their any chance that maybe Benny Ketchum was also know as Benny Kubiack. (do not know spelling) He was a hot fiddler and vocalist here in those days playing at the Cain's & Cimmaron Bar ...
  Topic: Dicky Overbey on bass, with J.J. Cale in 1959?
Mitch Drumm

Replies: 6
Views: 894

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 14 Dec 2017 10:58 am   Subject: Dicky Overbey on bass, with J.J. Cale in 1959?
https://www.facebook.com/373151412864652/photos/pcb.757803017732821/757802277732895/?type=3&theater

The above link discusses the early days of J.J. Cale’s musical career in Tulsa, specificall ...
  Topic: Leon Rhodes
Mitch Drumm

Replies: 23
Views: 3496

PostForum Section: Gone Home   Posted: 10 Dec 2017 10:37 am   Subject: Leon Rhodes
Leon at age 17 in Johnny Hicks' band in Dallas; 1949:


http://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix1712/939_Johnny_Hicks_band_1949_with_Billy_Jack_Saucier_Buddy_Griffin_Jimmy_Kelly_Bobby_Williamson_and_ ...
  Topic: Who is the Steel Guitar Player With Cliff Bruner
Mitch Drumm

Replies: 8
Views: 414

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 8 Dec 2017 6:57 pm   Subject: Who is the Steel Guitar Player With Cliff Bruner
George:

May well be Deacon Anderson in your last picture, with the Rickenbacher.

Compare that to this pic of Deacon from 1950.

Lips look quite similar; both hairlines pretty much straight acr ...
  Topic: Who is the Steel Guitar Player With Cliff Bruner
Mitch Drumm

Replies: 8
Views: 414

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 8 Dec 2017 8:55 am   Subject: Who is the Steel Guitar Player With Cliff Bruner
Bob Dunn in the first pic.

That boxed set also includes steel by Ernest Evans (in 1937), Harris Dodd (1944), and Charles Mitchell (1941).

Dunn in 1939, 1940, and 1949.

I've got that boxed set ...
  Topic: Bob Wills Online Jigsaw - Who's on Steel in Photo?
Mitch Drumm

Replies: 10
Views: 827

PostForum Section: Funny and Fun   Posted: 7 Dec 2017 6:53 am   Subject: Bob Wills Online Jigsaw - Who's on Steel in Photo?
I think Herb has it right, Les Anderson.

That pic was used as part of the Tiffany transcription promo material and was taken in October 1945 in Fresno at Bob's property.

Strangely, I don't think ...
  Topic: New Windows features?
Mitch Drumm

Replies: 4
Views: 349

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 6 Dec 2017 4:14 pm   Subject: New Windows features?
I got a similar notice a few hours ago and agreed to it.

All I got was an Excel security update.

What you would get is likely dependent on what Microsoft thinks is your specific configuration as ...
  Topic: Historically Significant Steel in Cowboy Music
Mitch Drumm

Replies: 8
Views: 787

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 4 Dec 2017 2:35 pm   Subject: Historically Significant Steel in Cowboy Music
Jack:

Although that's an unusual name, it's not the same guy as the hot guitar player from around Minneapolis.

This Colvard was active on steel as far back as 1940.

Maybe related? Father and ...
  Topic: Historically Significant Steel in Cowboy Music
Mitch Drumm

Replies: 8
Views: 787

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 4 Dec 2017 8:27 am   Subject: Historically Significant Steel in Cowboy Music
Sons Of The Pioneers, with either Noel Boggs or Sam Koki on steel.

Roy Rogers with Joaquin Murphey, Speedy West, Noel Boggs, or Jimmy Colvard

Dale Evans with Noel Boggs and Joaquin

Rex Allen ...
  Topic: Cajun steel guitar
Mitch Drumm

Replies: 14
Views: 1477

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 2 Dec 2017 5:46 am   Subject: Cajun steel guitar
Anyone with an interest in Cajun music should go here:

http://www.bluesandrhythm.co.uk/cajun-records/

You can download a free copy of this 70 page publication.


http://bb.steelguitarforum.co ...
  Topic: Cajun steel guitar
Mitch Drumm

Replies: 14
Views: 1477

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 2 Dec 2017 2:37 am   Subject: Cajun steel guitar
From the 1940s and 1950s era:

Ron Ray "Pee Wee" Lyons

Carrol Broussard

Amos Hebert

Ray Clark

Red Fabacher

Giles "Candy Man" Castillo

Papa Cairo

Berlan LeBle ...
 
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