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  Topic: C6 Buddy’s Raisin’ The Dickens ending Lick with Tab
scott murray

Replies: 1
Views: 170

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 5 Jul 2020 3:51 pm   Subject: C6 Buddy’s Raisin’ The Dickens ending Lick with Tab
what a great passage.

this one has been tabbed on BuddyEmmons.com for years and I still have trouble playing it anywhere near original tempo!
  Topic: Angel Flying Too Close To The Ground
scott murray

Replies: 9
Views: 637

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 3 Jul 2020 9:44 pm   Subject: Angel Flying Too Close To The Ground
where's Steve Hinson when we need him?
  Topic: who are the best-known Uni players?
scott murray

Replies: 8
Views: 407

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 2 Jul 2020 2:51 pm   Subject: who are the best-known Uni players?
how could I forget Joe? love that guy. I didn't realize Junior was a Uni player and I thought Eddie Long had his own tuning, kind of like Robert Randolph (who I think plays a 13 string?)

I know Bud ...
  Topic: who are the best-known Uni players?
scott murray

Replies: 8
Views: 407

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 2 Jul 2020 1:55 pm   Subject: who are the best-known Uni players?
Maurice Anderson and Jeff Newman are the two big names I think of when it comes to the Universal tuning. what about current players? I'm drawing a blank.

and how about D-12 players while we're at ...
  Topic: Mullen
scott murray

Replies: 11
Views: 1182

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 2 Jul 2020 1:13 pm   Subject: Mullen
Ronnie! man that was quick.

I would recommend giving it a few more weeks at least, you can't expect to play this thing in ten days. are you considering another steel or is this it??

best of luc ...
  Topic: Custom Neon Signs
scott murray

Replies: 2
Views: 325

PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 2 Jul 2020 10:13 am   Subject: Custom Neon Signs
pretty cool. love to see that Sho-Bud sign when you get it Cool
  Topic: Angel Flying Too Close To The Ground
scott murray

Replies: 9
Views: 637

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 1 Jul 2020 5:38 pm   Subject: Angel Flying Too Close To The Ground
Reece Anderson?
  Topic: Advances in pedal steel construction
scott murray

Replies: 58
Views: 3053

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 29 Jun 2020 3:28 pm   Subject: Advances in pedal steel construction
I think the forum's own Johnie King (dad of Zane) deserves mention for the gorgeous and innovative things he's been doing with his Z-King builds. he's got this wonderful specimen for sale currently. b ...
  Topic: Gram Parsons' PSG players
scott murray

Replies: 16
Views: 1070

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 29 Jun 2020 3:14 pm   Subject: Gram Parsons' PSG players
thanks for the extra info Steve!
I wondered if Al had actually written those... good to know. thanks also for donating the charts to the exhibit, it was one of the highlights for me.

I chuckled a ...
  Topic: Gram Parsons' PSG players
scott murray

Replies: 16
Views: 1070

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 29 Jun 2020 10:16 am   Subject: Gram Parsons' PSG players
If my memory serves me right, the pic on the front ncover of GP was taken of Gram while he was in Europe hanging out with Keith Richards. Anyone else hear that?

the GP photo was taken at the Chate ...
  Topic: Gram Parsons' PSG players
scott murray

Replies: 16
Views: 1070

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 27 Jun 2020 11:18 am   Subject: Gram Parsons' PSG players
I've heard it was Emmons on "She" too.

Neil Flanz toured with Gram in '73 and can be heard on the Live 1973 release.


the Emmylou Harris exhibit at the CMHOF featured some of Al Perk ...
  Topic: 'Atoms' black t-shirts
scott murray

Replies: 17
Views: 2712

PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 25 Jun 2020 1:09 pm   Subject: 'Atoms' black t-shirts
shirts galore
  Topic: C6 Lever positions?
scott murray

Replies: 20
Views: 608

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 23 Jun 2020 1:15 am   Subject: C6 Lever positions?
if you can do a vertical I recommend

LKL A - G#
LKV A - Bb
LKR C - D (3 and 7)

RKL C - B
RKR C - C#

I also recommend raising both Es to F on pedal 4 instead of the standard Bs to ...
  Topic: Chopin Jazz!
scott murray

Replies: 6
Views: 159

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 22 Jun 2020 9:34 pm   Subject: Chopin Jazz!
is this the video you're referring to Douglas?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hd23ozGJKCE

I also saw this today... it's Chick Corea discovering the similarity between Chopin and Jobim:
https:// ...
  Topic: Top D note on C6. Buddy Emmons
scott murray

Replies: 55
Views: 7061

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 21 Jun 2020 2:21 pm   Subject: Top D note on C6. Buddy Emmons
thanks for the suggestion Paul. I rarely tend to use pedal 5 with the C# raise, I want to incorporate it more.

the high G serves as an open drone string on some of those songs. on Almost To Tulsa ...
  Topic: Top D note on C6. Buddy Emmons
scott murray

Replies: 55
Views: 7061

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 21 Jun 2020 12:41 pm   Subject: Top D note on C6. Buddy Emmons
so how many of us still use the G on top? I do.

I'm nothing special but I play a lot of oddball stuff that could be considered "modern"... I've worked out around 50 Thelonious Monk tunes ...
  Topic: 'Atoms' black t-shirts
scott murray

Replies: 17
Views: 2712

PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 18 Jun 2020 12:05 pm   Subject: 'Atoms' black t-shirts
I've got these shirts listed on Etsy now too, some folks might prefer ordering from there. any SGF members who order from Etsy, let me know and I'll refund you 2 dollars from the price. thanks again f ...
  Topic: Bunch of (wanna-be) newb questions (long)
scott murray

Replies: 12
Views: 1327

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 17 Jun 2020 7:17 pm   Subject: Bunch of (wanna-be) newb questions (long)
I was unaware of the Linnstrument, so I looked it up.

jump to the 4 min mark or right before to hear Mr. Linn demonstrate the "pedal steel" function of this midi instrument. not great but ...
  Topic: Top D note on C6. Buddy Emmons
scott murray

Replies: 55
Views: 7061

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 17 Jun 2020 3:57 pm   Subject: Top D note on C6. Buddy Emmons
Bobby is a steel guitar giant, it's good to see him implicated in all this.

I agree that his playing on the Commander Cody records was hugely influential, and he really got to shine on both necks. ...
  Topic: Buddy Emmons and Brian Wilson
scott murray

Replies: 6
Views: 1293

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 17 Jun 2020 3:19 pm   Subject: Buddy Emmons and Brian Wilson
right Craig. we get Al's wonderful C6 instrumental Diamond Head on the Friends album from '68, and he's on several other songs before and after that. Red was called in when they re-recorded their vers ...
  Topic: Buddy Emmons and Brian Wilson
scott murray

Replies: 6
Views: 1293

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 17 Jun 2020 2:53 pm   Subject: Buddy Emmons and Brian Wilson
this has been up since Dec but I'm just seeing it today...

in April '70, Buddy played on a country album called 'Cows In The Pasture' produced by the great Brian Wilson of Beach Boys fame... but it ...
  Topic: Best Steel Playing on Willie Nelson Recordings?
scott murray

Replies: 33
Views: 3129

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 16 Jun 2020 5:16 pm   Subject: Best Steel Playing on Willie Nelson Recordings?
just heard this, from Willie's 'Ride Me Back Home' album released last summer

Tommy White does some lovely C6 work on Billy Joel's "Just the Way You Are"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v ...
  Topic: 'Atoms' black t-shirts
scott murray

Replies: 17
Views: 2712

PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 15 Jun 2020 2:44 pm   Subject: 'Atoms' black t-shirts
all orders have shipped as of today.

quite a few still available in most sizes. thanks folks
  Topic: Question on Webb rig
scott murray

Replies: 8
Views: 621

PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 14 Jun 2020 3:18 pm   Subject: Question on Webb rig
Whoa! Whoa! Whoa!
what a rig... it looks amazing, can only imagine how great it sounds.

hard to put a value on it... I would say at least 1000 but it would help to know what the previous own ...
  Topic: John Hughey, and Dickey Betts
scott murray

Replies: 45
Views: 13706

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 14 Jun 2020 12:34 pm   Subject: John Hughey, and Dickey Betts
Big thanks for resurrecting this thread. I found a used copy of this album and can't stop playing it! I was a long time fan of the ABB, but John Hughey and Vassar really steal the show on this... Tryi ...
 
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