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  Topic: Mac Wiseman
Neil Degraw

Replies: 11
Views: 2662

PostForum Section: Gone Home   Posted: 24 Feb 2019 10:17 pm   Subject: Mac Wiseman
Thanks for the post Jim. I had the privilege of playing with Mac a couple of times back in the 60's, which I will always cherish.
  Topic: Remembering Bill West.
Neil Degraw

Replies: 5
Views: 616

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 10 Feb 2019 5:44 pm   Subject: Remembering Bill West.
When I saw Bill, he was playing with Dottie and had a completely/everything, gold plated steel. Can't remember what brand it was. We had a steel player, Spike, Gary Spicer, here in Canada, who playe ...
  Topic: I lost my wife this morning.
Neil Degraw

Replies: 117
Views: 14787

PostForum Section: Gone Home   Posted: 14 Oct 2018 5:15 pm   Subject: I lost my wife this morning.
Bob, since the time you posted loosing Barbara, I would say WOW, you have definitely received a truck load of support from your fellow steelers. I have given a lot of thought, loosing your best frien ...
  Topic: I lost my wife this morning.
Neil Degraw

Replies: 117
Views: 14787

PostForum Section: Gone Home   Posted: 4 Sep 2018 8:36 pm   Subject: I lost my wife this morning.
Bob, it is so hard when we lose our special friend we’ve had for so long, but God gave you an Angle for 48 years and I'm sure you have many fond memories. Our prayers are with you.
Neil and Marily ...
  Topic: Your Biggest Early Influence (redone)
Neil Degraw

Replies: 84
Views: 7068

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 10 Jul 2018 3:48 pm   Subject: Your Biggest Early Influence (redone)
My vote is Lloyd Green
  Topic: My Photos from the 2018 TSGA Jamboree
Neil Degraw

Replies: 28
Views: 5517

PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 18 Mar 2018 5:43 pm   Subject: My Photos from the 2018 TSGA Jamboree
You really are the man Jim, what beautiful memories of a steel guitar family we can be so proud of. THANK YOU, for your labour of love in producing these treasures. 2018 was an historical event both ...
  Topic: Lloyd Green/Ameripolitan Awards
Neil Degraw

Replies: 15
Views: 2213

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 9 Feb 2018 11:51 am   Subject: Lloyd Green/Ameripolitan Awards
CONGRATULATIONS LLOYD, I once heard that, “It’s not over until the fat lady sings”, and we trust it will be a long time before she sings. THANKS, for keeping on, keeping on! Neil
  Topic: Christmas dilema
Neil Degraw

Replies: 12
Views: 2098

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 17 Nov 2017 8:12 am   Subject: Christmas dilema
Tommy, Daywind, https://daywind.com, has a ton of Christmas and Gospel tracks, which are great quality. Also try Crossroads.
  Topic: Kayton Roberts
Neil Degraw

Replies: 54
Views: 19565

PostForum Section: Gone Home   Posted: 14 Jul 2017 9:10 pm   Subject: Kayton Roberts
Kayton will be missed, BIG time. I remember years ago going to the Opry and when Kayton was on with Hank, all the other steel players would come out to watch Kayton beat that thing to death, yet the ...
  Topic: Tired of pressing your finger picks into your chest or palm
Neil Degraw

Replies: 31
Views: 6307

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 10 Jan 2017 9:30 am   Subject: Tired of pressing your finger picks into your chest or palm
My skin is dry, so I've had trouble keeping my picks tight and not slip. I have bought and tried everything. You do see quite a few people lick their fingers before they put their picks on. I tried ...
  Topic: Hotel Ethics
Neil Degraw

Replies: 3
Views: 1710

PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 7 Jan 2017 9:29 pm   Subject: Hotel Ethics
Hey Jim, if I had a hotel room booked in Mesa and had to cancel, but knew of a son or daughter or family member of mine was going to need a room in Mesa at the same time, would I let it go to a strang ...
  Topic: How many machinists here?
Neil Degraw

Replies: 25
Views: 6674

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 6 Oct 2016 8:58 am   Subject: How many machinists here?
I spent 23 years as a tool and die maker with, Nortel, a telecommunications supplier company. A lot of the work was working with very fine tolerances, .0001 of an inch. It was a great career which I ...
  Topic: Lloyd Greens wife Dot has passed.
Neil Degraw

Replies: 92
Views: 29852

PostForum Section: Gone Home   Posted: 10 Sep 2016 7:02 pm   Subject: Lloyd Greens wife Dot has passed.
Being married to a great friend is worth more than gold and all the great memories you have, Lloyd, my prayer is that the Lord would give you strength in this time of loss. You have been an inspirati ...
  Topic: Anyone know these players
Neil Degraw

Replies: 8
Views: 2348

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 10 Apr 2016 7:37 pm   Subject: Anyone know these players
Was this picture taken in the back room of the Sho Bud store? That was a common meeting place and looks familiar.
  Topic: Mike McGee's father passed
Neil Degraw

Replies: 36
Views: 8039

PostForum Section: Gone Home   Posted: 3 Mar 2016 9:01 am   Subject: Mike McGee's father passed
Our prayers go out to Mike and his family, one can never replace the friendship of a loved one, but you will never loose the great memories accumulated with that friend. It teaches us to treat every ...
  Topic: My Photos from the TSGA Jamboree
Neil Degraw

Replies: 23
Views: 13521

PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 4 Apr 2015 3:57 pm   Subject: My Photos from the TSGA Jamboree
Thanks a lot Jim, you are the best at giving us such great memories. I was looking forward seeing you again but had to cancel due to a hand accident I had the day before we were leaving for Texas. W ...
  Topic: Calgary Show Feb 7 with Charlie Ewing
Neil Degraw

Replies: 6
Views: 1143

PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 8 Jan 2015 7:43 pm   Subject: Calgary Show Feb 7 with Charlie Ewing
We'll be playing Thursday, I start driving tomorrow. Will get there Sunday, Can't wait, it will be nice see you again.
  Topic: Calgary Show Feb 7 with Charlie Ewing
Neil Degraw

Replies: 6
Views: 1143

PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 7 Jan 2015 2:54 pm   Subject: Calgary Show Feb 7 with Charlie Ewing
Hey Bob, I will be in Arizona, if I was near Calgary, for sure I would like to catch your show and see you in action. Take care my friend, Neil
  Topic: ********"Mr. Nashville Sound"**********- Lloyd Green
Neil Degraw

Replies: 31
Views: 8703

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 22 Dec 2014 1:56 pm   Subject: ********"Mr. Nashville Sound"**********- Lloyd Green
Lloyd Green has been and always will be my favourite steel player, and this number is another example of what can be done on this machine. With Lloyd, just when you think a note is finished, it goes ...
  Topic: Wendell Teel, SWSGA member
Neil Degraw

Replies: 3
Views: 1521

PostForum Section: Gone Home   Posted: 11 Nov 2014 8:36 pm   Subject: Wendell Teel, SWSGA member
Wendell Teel, born June 2,1937, promoted to glory November 3, 2014. He was a member of the SWSGA. His home was, Salmon Arm, British Columbia, Canada. He spent the winters in Casa Grande, AZ. where ...
  Topic: What instrument did you learn to read on?
Neil Degraw

Replies: 47
Views: 8787

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 21 Jul 2014 6:50 pm   Subject: What instrument did you learn to read on?
Learned to play lap steel using Oahu course at age17
  Topic: Denny Beaver's Father in Law
Neil Degraw

Replies: 13
Views: 2931

PostForum Section: Gone Home   Posted: 26 Apr 2014 6:02 pm   Subject: Denny Beaver's Father in Law
Denny and Peggy, praying that the Lord will give your family strength at this time of loss, every day is a gift.
Neil and Marilyn
  Topic: How much do the big players make?
Neil Degraw

Replies: 95
Views: 26001

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 13 Apr 2014 7:34 am   Subject: How much do the big players make?
See youtube interview "Harper Simon Interview Lloyd Green" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4WexGUikq8
Lloyd states what he made and what studio musicians make today.
  Topic: Arizona: Justice Steel Guitar customer appreciation day
Neil Degraw

Replies: 13
Views: 3698

PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 16 Feb 2014 12:47 am   Subject: Arizona: Justice Steel Guitar customer appreciation day
I would like to thank Fred for having his "1st customer appreciation day" yesterday, Saturday, Febuary, 15th. What a time we had, there was 21 Justice Steel Guitar family members show up, 1 ...
  Topic: Canadian Pickers
Neil Degraw

Replies: 214
Views: 45846

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 9 Nov 2013 11:15 am   Subject: Jim Harrison
Jim Harrison is absolutely the best photographer we have and has helped us steelers out many times!!!
 
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