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  Topic: Asher Ben Harper Signature - PLEASE CLOSE - Donation Sent
Peter Dollard

Replies: 7
Views: 4126

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 20 Oct 2017 7:22 pm   Subject: Offer
I would offer 2200.00... if you are interested...
  Topic: Chris Ivey done took a hike...
Peter Dollard

Replies: 54
Views: 21443

PostForum Section: Gone Home   Posted: 6 Jul 2016 12:46 pm   Subject: The Way I Really Met Chris
We used to go to this jams over in West Sacramento(The Silver Spur) and down in Linda(Bowmans) with the Mills Brothers. This was kind of after all the picking jobs on a regular basis had folded. One d ...
  Topic: chris ivey
Peter Dollard

Replies: 121
Views: 43526

PostForum Section: Gone Home   Posted: 5 Jul 2016 2:55 pm   Subject: Adios Chris
I haven't really posted here for years but the passing of Chris seems especially worthy of a farewell. We met in 1983 at the Wrangler Country Showdown and we competed for some jobs but in the end neit ...
  Topic: New Martin D-18 Short Scale For Sale
Peter Dollard

Replies: 1
Views: 1702

PostForum Section: For Sale: Other Instruments   Posted: 2 Apr 2014 4:54 pm   Subject: Please Close This Ad
Ad withdrawn due to lack of interest....Peter
  Topic: New Martin D-18 Short Scale For Sale
Peter Dollard

Replies: 1
Views: 1702

PostForum Section: For Sale: Other Instruments   Posted: 18 Mar 2014 4:23 pm   Subject: New Martin D-18 Short Scale For Sale
I bought this guitar new last July(from Music Villa in Montana) and never really played it. Has a shorter scale which means easier fingering. I'm asking $1750.00. It is in excellent condition and soun ...
  Topic: 2010 Martin D18GE Sunburst- Please Close - TRADED
Peter Dollard

Replies: 4
Views: 3412

PostForum Section: For Sale: Other Instruments   Posted: 3 Nov 2013 11:53 am   Subject: Value of Guitar
Dear Gary:
I tried to sell a new D-18 shortscale regular D-18( I adjusted to the standard scale on my Golden Era.) last July. I received no offers after I decided to sell it mostly because ...
  Topic: New Plans, Youtube, Mickey
Peter Dollard

Replies: 55
Views: 15852

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 19 Mar 2012 3:43 pm   Subject: The Lost Art of Chord Fundamentals
I no longer actively play pedal steel but many of the comments here just remind one about how hard it is to find fundamentally sound musicians in any type of music. I go to this jam/potential band g ...
  Topic: Who Played Steel On How Great Thou Art ?
Peter Dollard

Replies: 6
Views: 1931

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 24 Apr 2011 2:02 pm   Subject: Who Played Steel On How Great Thou Art ?
On utube a new video by Vince Gill and Carrie Underwood was posted the other night from a concert saluting women of country music. It had a beautiful version of the afore mentioned song. But what got ...
  Topic: Baritone Guitar
Peter Dollard

Replies: 2
Views: 626

PostForum Section: Wanted To Buy   Posted: 10 Mar 2011 6:45 pm   Subject: No Thanks
Im really looking for a steel string thank you for the offer....
  Topic: Baritone Guitar
Peter Dollard

Replies: 2
Views: 626

PostForum Section: Wanted To Buy   Posted: 10 Mar 2011 9:52 am   Subject: Baritone Guitar
I am looking for a baritone guitar preferably a Taylor six string 35th year model or just a regular one. Also looking for the new Martin baritone. So far all I can find is commercial vendors which is ...
  Topic: Rick Nelson with Tom Brumley
Peter Dollard

Replies: 47
Views: 15102

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 31 Jan 2011 11:19 am   Subject: Bossier City
Tom recorded an album by Jimmy Rabbit that has a lot of hot steel on it. I can't describe it any other way. Jimmy(who was actually a DJ), let us say, was an average not great vocalist and the producer ...
  Topic: Rick Nelson with Tom Brumley
Peter Dollard

Replies: 47
Views: 15102

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 31 Jan 2011 11:15 am   Subject: Why 11 Strings
When I asked Tom in 1996 about the 11 string steel he said initially that he had added a bass string so he could compliment Don's lick on Act Naturally but then he had seen multiple uses for it after ...
  Topic: Who Played Lead on "Set My Chickens Free" On Merle
Peter Dollard

Replies: 4
Views: 1244

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 2 Aug 2010 7:29 am   Subject: My Money Is On Dan Huff
Barry:
My money would be on Dan Huff having heard him play great solos for other Nashville artists...Thank you. Peter
  Topic: Who Played Lead on "Set My Chickens Free" On Merle
Peter Dollard

Replies: 4
Views: 1244

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 1 Aug 2010 11:04 am   Subject: Who Played Lead on "Set My Chickens Free" On Merle
There is a smoking guitar break on this song does anyone know who did it?... there are no liner notes on my cd....I do remember that at that time they were some but not all studio musicians on that pa ...
  Topic: Stoney Edwards Steeler
Peter Dollard

Replies: 3
Views: 1535

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 27 Jul 2010 9:09 am   Subject: Yes it is
Those harmonics are a dead giveaway that is Buddy...Stony also played some shows out in California and recrded for Capitol; it is possible that that was when Buddy was on the west coast in his "S ...
  Topic: Stoney Edwards Steeler
Peter Dollard

Replies: 3
Views: 1535

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 27 Jul 2010 8:11 am   Subject: Record Doesn Not Indicate
I just checked my Stony Edwards CD and it has some liner notes and a biography but no mention of the sidemen. His career, what there was of it, took a big hit when he recorded a Chip Taylor called &qu ...
  Topic: 89 ISGC - Emmons - Rose Colored Glasses
Peter Dollard

Replies: 10
Views: 2487

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 27 Jul 2010 7:51 am   Subject: A Good Melody Becomes A Great Melody
Gee, he turns the thing into a lullaby; so sweet, so perfect and the low string that rises at the end of the verse genius... the whole thing is almost classical in it's delivery.... a great player wit ...
  Topic: No Country Songs About Real Life ?
Peter Dollard

Replies: 22
Views: 6426

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 26 Jul 2010 7:11 am   Subject: Wishbone
If you want some very good lyrics and songs on the plight of people check Slaid Cleaves out. He is a master of well written lyrics. To wit:
"Day after day after trying to understand while the w ...
  Topic: Trying To Get Sound From Wireless Speakers(Giga Works T20s)
Peter Dollard

Replies: 1
Views: 656

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 14 Jul 2010 4:24 pm   Subject: Trying To Get Sound From Wireless Speakers(Giga Works T20s)
I use a computer with Windows XP about five years old. These speakers were advertised as easy to hook up in another room which they are complete with a separate transmitter. The problem seems to be se ...
  Topic: Various Music and Instruction CDS
Peter Dollard

Replies: 0
Views: 618

PostForum Section: For Sale: Music, Lessons, etc.   Posted: 14 Jul 2010 7:45 am   Subject: Various Music and Instruction CDS
These are the original cds they are not copies. They were given to me by a friend. Unfortunately the books that go with the instruction cds are not there and some of the jackets for the music cds are ...
  Topic: Jeff Newman's Contribution
Peter Dollard

Replies: 65
Views: 21629

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 27 Jun 2010 9:48 am   Subject: A Given Purpose
It always bothers me when I think of Jeff now; that someone would hop in an ultralight airplane that you could order thru the mail and just fly in it without some kind of safety check on the engine by ...
  Topic: April Is The Cruelest Month
Peter Dollard

Replies: 6
Views: 3971

PostForum Section: Gone Home   Posted: 8 Apr 2010 6:43 am   Subject: April Is The Cruelest Month
I haven't posted in a long time. As to the title of this message it is from a T.S. Elliot poem about the arrival of spring and how it freezes the flowers after it tricks them into blooming. On April ...
  Topic: What are your favorite "wrong notes" on albums rel
Peter Dollard

Replies: 54
Views: 14081

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 7 Aug 2009 8:48 pm   Subject: Steve Young Song Montgomery In The Rain
This is really a great track actually featuring Buddy Emmons and Mac Gayden(of JJ Cale Fame)playing slide guitar on a six string. When it comes time for Mac to back Steve Young's vocal he hits this ho ...
  Topic: Layla
Peter Dollard

Replies: 26
Views: 6284

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 7 Jul 2009 11:40 am   Subject: Born Under A Bad Sign
I have not heard the King song you mention however Albert's "Born Under A Bad Sign" has the same eight note intro as Layla. I'm sure that he might have used it in more than one song....Peter
  Topic: Remembering Winnie Winston
Peter Dollard

Replies: 27
Views: 11648

PostForum Section: Gone Home   Posted: 13 Jun 2009 8:18 am   Subject: Forty Six Years Ago In The Moonlight
In the early sixties there was a Folk Festival at Indian Neck in
Connecticut at this large mansion. I "borrowed" my dad's 1963 Chevrolet Impala convertible because I had heard that a lot o ...
 
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