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Tony Palmer

St Augustine,FL
Post  Posted 4 May 2021 1:52 am    
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So all I’ve ever played besides steel is tele, strat and a Martin. I’ve been jamming a lot with friends and playing Texas swing plus old jazz/pop standards from the 40’s and 50’s and of course can’t quite get that big fat rhythm sound from any of those.
Any suggestions?
Sierra S10 (three!), Peavey 112 and 115, Benoit dobro, Beard Model E dobro, Beard Roadophonic, MSA Superslide, Dean Nickless custom dobro
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Fred Treece

California, USA
Post  Posted 4 May 2021 6:07 am    
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An archtop Gibson. One of the ES or L models.
Or you could string up your Tele with 11’s or 12’s, flip to the neck pickup, and chunk away on some Freddie Green chords.
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Steve Hinson


Hendersonville Tn USA
Post  Posted 5 May 2021 12:27 pm    
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The best Western swing rhythm ever played was played on a Fender Stratocaster
by Eldon Shamblin...

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