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  Topic: pedal steel on Pop Music hits
scott murray

Replies: 72
Views: 4676

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 9 Dec 2019 9:14 pm   Subject: pedal steel on Pop Music hits
Top Of The World-The Carpenters (Buddy Emmons)

as mentioned, it was Red Rhodes on the intro and Buddy was called in later to add the fills. which makes it quite an anomaly!
  Topic: pedal steel on Pop Music hits
scott murray

Replies: 72
Views: 4676

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 7 Dec 2019 5:36 pm   Subject: pedal steel on Pop Music hits
chiming back in here...

that was Doyle Grisham on Come Monday

and Stu Basore on Ween's Falling Out, also Pandy Fackler and Stay Forever from the same album White Pepper (2000). Stu toured with W ...
  Topic: Miller Custom D-10, 8x4. only $900!
scott murray

Replies: 2
Views: 878

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 4 Dec 2019 10:28 am   Subject: Miller Custom D-10, 8x4. only $900!
this guitar isn't mine, just trying to help an old and trusted friend who doesn't play steel. please follow the link to Craigslist and go from there.

it's a Miller that somehow ended up with a Sho- ...
  Topic: Sho~Bud Buyer Beware
scott murray

Replies: 12
Views: 4661

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 4 Dec 2019 10:20 am   Subject: Sho~Bud Buyer Beware
this guitar is still available for just $900!

the ad has been corrected and the seller is trustworthy and an old friend. and not a steel player!

someone should really snatch this Miller up!

h ...
  Topic: Walter Becker auction
scott murray

Replies: 16
Views: 951

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 23 Nov 2019 8:14 am   Subject: Walter Becker auction
phase 2 of the Becker auction is live... it's online only and ends Dec 9. it's mostly effects pedals and amps, but there's a few instruments and random equipment

https://www.julienslive.com/m/view- ...
  Topic: Country singers who hate steel guitar!
scott murray

Replies: 105
Views: 10152

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 22 Nov 2019 11:18 am   Subject: Country singers who hate steel guitar!
I believe Charlie also mentioned the Ken Nelson thing in his autobiography. not to veer off topic, but it's a similar situation. a lot of country singers dropped steel guitar presumably because they t ...
  Topic: Country singers who hate steel guitar!
scott murray

Replies: 105
Views: 10152

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 19 Nov 2019 5:37 pm   Subject: Country singers who hate steel guitar!
found this quote from a Charlie Louvin obituary, Glenn

In 1958, persuaded that Ira's mandolin sounded old-fashioned in an era of electric guitars, the Louvins' producer, Ken Nelson, asked him to s ...
  Topic: A Who was the Steel Player ??
scott murray

Replies: 17
Views: 1087

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 18 Nov 2019 3:07 pm   Subject: A Who was the Steel Player ??
great to see that footage of Walter Haynes, I don't believe I've ever seen him in action... didn't even know what he looked like. thanks all for sharing
  Topic: Chris Hillman
scott murray

Replies: 5
Views: 577

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 14 Nov 2019 8:09 am   Subject: Chris Hillman
he has found many opportunities to play his mandolin in just about every project he's ever been involved with over the years, and plays it quite a bit in his current shows with Herb Pedersen. seems to ...
  Topic: Walter Becker auction
scott murray

Replies: 16
Views: 951

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 14 Nov 2019 12:53 am   Subject: Walter Becker auction
while a handful of Walter's items sold for large sums, many sold for less than their market value. I'm fairly sure I paid less than Walter did for the guitar I acquired.

it was nothing like the re ...
  Topic: What Is One Of Your Favorite Steel Guitar Songs Of All Time?
scott murray

Replies: 35
Views: 2132

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 13 Nov 2019 9:23 am   Subject: What Is One Of Your Favorite Steel Guitar Songs Of All Time?
I love Curly's Early Morning Rain, nice arrangement too. we started doing it in one of my bands so I get to try and play it like Curls did. I'm gonna start calling it Curly Morning Rain Laughing

I'm a ...
  Topic: Country singers who hate steel guitar!
scott murray

Replies: 105
Views: 10152

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 9 Nov 2019 3:58 pm   Subject: Country singers who hate steel guitar!
as for singers not using steel, even some of the artists we associate most with pedal steel (Ray Price, Buck Owens, Conway Twitty) reached a point where they stopped using it completely.

similarly, ...
  Topic: Country singers who hate steel guitar!
scott murray

Replies: 105
Views: 10152

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 9 Nov 2019 3:35 pm   Subject: Country singers who hate steel guitar!
Wasn`t it Chet Atkins who produced "Oh Lonesome Me" by Don Gibson, leaving out the steel so it would appeal to a cross over more popular audience?

Chet was a great guitar player but I'm ...
  Topic: Pedal 4, C-6 Question
scott murray

Replies: 16
Views: 910

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 7 Nov 2019 9:17 pm   Subject: Pedal 4, C-6 Question
yes. no. yes.

it would appear most C6 necks still have the standard pedal 4, raising As to B. it would also appear most C6 necks only have 2 knee levers, on the right knee.

I changed my pedal 4 ...
  Topic: Walter Becker auction
scott murray

Replies: 16
Views: 951

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 2 Nov 2019 10:38 pm   Subject: Walter Becker auction
just a question of economics. if money isn't an issue, then there's no reason not to buy an instrument that you want. he was also very willing to patronize small builders, no doubt keeping some of the ...
  Topic: Walter Becker auction
scott murray

Replies: 16
Views: 951

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 2 Nov 2019 4:09 pm   Subject: Walter Becker auction
his collection could be considered excessive by some. clearly money wasn't an object and if he wanted an instrument or an amp, he bought it. I can't imagine he really found the time to play 600 guitar ...
  Topic: Walter Becker auction
scott murray

Replies: 16
Views: 951

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 1 Nov 2019 2:45 pm   Subject: Walter Becker auction
just wondering if anyone else was paying attention to the Walter Becker (of Steely Dan) auction in L.A. a couple weeks ago. pretty fascinating, especially for fans of Walter and "the Dan". h ...
  Topic: Asheville
scott murray

Replies: 3
Views: 639

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 31 Oct 2019 1:43 pm   Subject: Asheville
hey Stephen, and thanks George.
I'm playing steel with my Grateful Dead cover band Ton Of Hay at a place called UpCountry on Sat night. got a more traditional country gig on Sun afternoons but I gues ...
  Topic: Corn? What does it mean?
scott murray

Replies: 23
Views: 1862

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 28 Oct 2019 3:20 pm   Subject: Corn? What does it mean?
I like Roy's definition best
  Topic: Corn? What does it mean?
scott murray

Replies: 23
Views: 1862

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 26 Oct 2019 10:15 am   Subject: Corn? What does it mean?
short for corn-pone, similar to "hillbilly"

in short: unsophisticated
  Topic: Song from "Easy Rider"
scott murray

Replies: 9
Views: 877

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 23 Oct 2019 10:26 pm   Subject: Song from "Easy Rider"
there is steel on Wasn't Born To Follow, courtesy of Red Rhodes. Clarence is on there too, but he didn't have the b-bender yet.
  Topic: C6th - Very Easy To Play
scott murray

Replies: 37
Views: 5250

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 21 Oct 2019 10:50 am   Subject: C6th - Very Easy To Play
at this point, I think it's really up to the players to feature C6 and bring it to a higher level of exposure. I've been taking more chances on C6 at gigs and it always gets a good response. audiences ...
  Topic: C6th - Very Easy To Play
scott murray

Replies: 37
Views: 5250

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 20 Oct 2019 4:36 pm   Subject: C6th - Very Easy To Play
that Coltrane parody reminds me of the Hans Groiner jazz videos:
https://youtu.be/51bsCRv6kI0

https://youtu.be/FFLp5JmCsek


funny stuff
  Topic: Picks for sale ***SOLD***
scott murray

Replies: 5
Views: 1042

PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 10 Oct 2019 6:25 pm   Subject: Picks for sale ***SOLD***
I'll take the cables Tony!
  Topic: Emmons LeGrande, D10, Black, 8+8
scott murray

Replies: 63
Views: 19486

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 6 Oct 2019 9:53 am   Subject: Emmons LeGrande, D10, Black, 8+8
unbelievable. hope he got kicked off Reverb.com at the very least.

congrats on the sale Mark, been watching this one for quite awhile.
 
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