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Jim Williams


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Meridian, Mississippi, USA - Home of Peavey!
Post  Posted 9 Jan 2018 8:48 am    
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Well, after much arm twisting and threats from my wife, I played my pedal steel in front of an audience at church for the first time Sunday night. I played Just a Closer Walk with Thee, using the arrangement from DeWitt Scott's book with a few changes here and there.

Went pretty well, with a couple of mistakes but not a total train wreck. My wife played chords on her ukulele Smile.

I've played other instruments before for the church but never the PSG, and to be honest I was so nervous I don't really know how it sounded!

One thing it did do though was prompt me to buy a leg bag from the PSG store! My GFI came with a nice case but no leg bag and wrapping them for transport was a bit of a hassle.
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Damir Besic


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Nashville,TN.
Post  Posted 9 Jan 2018 3:00 pm    
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nice... and those GFI's are great guitars as well ... I'm sure you had fun.... keep on picking .... Smile
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Erv Niehaus


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Litchfield, MN, USA
Post  Posted 10 Jan 2018 8:44 am    
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Jim,
Keep up the good work! Very Happy
"Give praises to the Lord on an instrument of 10 strings".
(Psalms 33:2)
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Paul Norman


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Washington, North Carolina, USA
Post  Posted 10 Jan 2018 11:19 am    
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That is good. Those little mistakes were probably never noticed by anyone except you so don't worry about them and keep on playing.
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Jim Williams


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Meridian, Mississippi, USA - Home of Peavey!
Post  Posted 12 Jan 2018 8:11 am    
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Yeah, I did manage just to play through them without stopping or slowing down. Just mainly missed a couple of pedal changes even though I've probably played this song a thousand times. One of the main things I bought the guitar for was to play at church on 5th Sundays. I also got my leg bag in this morning from the store here...very nice and very fast shipping.
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Jim Williams


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Meridian, Mississippi, USA - Home of Peavey!
Post  Posted 12 Jan 2018 8:13 am    
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Erv Niehaus wrote:
Jim,
Keep up the good work! Very Happy
"Give praises to the Lord on an instrument of 10 strings".
(Psalms 33:2)


Thanks Erv, I need to get some tab ordered from you soon.
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Erv Niehaus


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Litchfield, MN, USA
Post  Posted 12 Jan 2018 8:27 am    
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Jim,
The tabs you ordered will be in the mail today.
Thanks! Very Happy
Erv
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