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Bill Groner


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Post  Posted 1 Jul 2022 6:16 am    
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Last night the wife and I were watching the Waltons as we usually do most every night. We are on season 6 and were watching episode #3. Ben was in a Hawaiian Club with his date and there was a guy playing a Ric Panda. I don't know if this was posted before on the forum?? I just thought is was pretty cool. I think that season was from 1977. We loved that show in the 70's and it still is a great series to watch even today. It shows just how much the values of this country have deteriorated in a short 40+ years! Sure wish things were as they were in the 70's.

I really like the amount of gas you could get at Ike Goddsey's general store for a dollar back in 1934........

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David M Brown


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Post  Posted 1 Jul 2022 8:24 am     Re: The Waltons
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Bill Groner wrote:
Last night the wife and I were watching the Waltons as we usually do most every night. We are on season 6 and were watching episode #3. Ben was in a Hawaiian Club with his date and there was a guy playing a Ric Panda. I don't know if this was posted before on the forum?? I just thought is was pretty cool. I think that season was from 1977. We loved that show in the 70's and it still is a great series to watch even today. It shows just how much the values of this country have deteriorated in a short 40+ years! Sure wish things were as they were in the 70's.

I really like the amount of gas you could get at Ike Goddsey's general store for a dollar back in 1934........


thanks for your post. My wife and I recently saw that same episode.

and we feel the same way about values
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Michael Butler


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Post  Posted 1 Jul 2022 8:54 am    
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now and then i catch hawaiian eye and the hawaiian bands they have on there.

must be me/tv

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Lee Baucum


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Post  Posted 1 Jul 2022 9:51 am    
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I recall seeing a modern Martin being played on The Waltons. The guitar definitely wasn't period correct.
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Bill Groner


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Post  Posted 1 Jul 2022 10:10 am    
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Merle Haggard also appeared on an Episode. I believe Jason plays a Martin.
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Tom Snook

 

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Post  Posted 1 Jul 2022 12:23 pm    
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I remember John Boy telling Mary Ellen "don't worry, they'll get bigger " Laughing
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Bill Groner


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Post  Posted 1 Jul 2022 12:34 pm    
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See that........such a good brother encouraging his younger sister! Personally I thought her feet were big enough.
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Steven Pearce


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Post  Posted 1 Jul 2022 2:03 pm    
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…thank you Bill.
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Steven Pearce


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Post  Posted 1 Jul 2022 2:03 pm    
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…thank you, Bill.
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Cartwright Thompson

 

Post  Posted 1 Jul 2022 2:31 pm    
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This has been discussed before. I don’t think a conclusion was reached, as to who the player was. I thought it might have been Duke Ching
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Chris Lucker

 

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Post  Posted 1 Jul 2022 5:05 pm    
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Earl Hamner had a Rickenbacker D16 in his den. I remember seeing it at his Brentwood (Los Angeles) home at a couple of his annual Christmas parties. In college in the Seventies I was friends with his daughter Caroline.
He served the moonshine at the parties. In the tv show, I think the characters were sisters, but in real life, Mr Hamner said they were mother/daughter. Or vice versa. I cannot recall. But I remember the Rick D16 and Caroline.
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Don Crowl

 

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Medford, Oregon, USA
Post  Posted 1 Jul 2022 5:14 pm    
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I saw the program on the Waltons that you mentioned. There were some very good Hawaiian sounds on the Rick. I tried unsuccessfully to see credits for who the players or the group was.
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