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Nic Neufeld

Kansas City, Missouri
Post Posted 6 Jan 2018 7:17 am     Reply with quote

Very nice playing Rick! I'd imagine half the problem with that harmonic chorus is in the slow pace of the song...there's no flurry of notes where a mistake can hide...
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United Kingdom
Post Posted 6 Jan 2018 10:00 am     Reply with quote

Nicely executed Rick, a VERY difficult piece. That JB arrangement is far from Ezzee although the bar is an Ezzee~slide Tone Bar, and the tone is so good, the best, bar none !
That harmonic section is always scary but you nailed it..
Though I don't think he ever played it like this, Andy would be proud of you reproducing his vibrato so well.
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Paul Honeycutt

Colorado, USA
Post Posted 7 Jan 2018 6:02 am     Reply with quote

So if I used one of your bars, would I now be playing "Polymer Guitar" rather the "Steel Guitar?" Confused

I hope to pick one up before too long. What do you think would be a good bar to use with a National D-8?
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Rick Aiello

Berryville, VA USA
Post Posted 7 Jan 2018 7:05 am     Reply with quote

Baz, Mucho mahalos for the kind words and wonderful bars ...

I warm up with the 2.5 x 1 ....

Then for fast songs like Kawohikukapulani ... 🤠 ... I go to the 2.5 x 3/4

Nic, for the slow stuff ... I go to the 2.5 x 7/8 😂
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Ron Ellison

Post Posted 8 Jan 2018 2:29 pm     Reply with quote

That's PURE Hawaiian Steel guitar right there!
No extra back ground "stuff".
Kids grow up too damn fast...
Sounding good Rick!
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