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Lynn Owsley


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Hendersonville, Tennessee
Post  Posted 9 Jan 2019 12:46 am    
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Frank left us Mon Jan 7, 2019 after short bout with cancer. Many may remember him from Calif. And Las Vegas, Nv.
Frank was a part of the Wynne Stewart
Nashville Nevada entertainers which included Merle Haggard, Ralph Mooney, Hap Arnold and many more who became legends.
Visitation Wed Jan 9, 2019
10am to 230pm Funeral to follow.
Austin Bell Funeral Home
Greenbrier, Tn
Rest in Peace.
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Kenny Foy


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Lynnville, KY, USA
Post  Posted 9 Jan 2019 11:07 am    
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I remember he came down and played one of our NTSGA steel jams in Nashville one time. Awesome player Would go visit him @ his home. We had fun. Prayers for family
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Bob Watson


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Champaign, Illinois, U.S.
Post  Posted 9 Jan 2019 1:55 pm    
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I'm sorry to hear about Frank Arnett passing away. Its sad to lose another legend who was so well respected. May he RIP.
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Kenny Davis


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Great State of Oklahoma
Post  Posted 9 Jan 2019 10:00 pm    
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I got to be around Frank in the early 70's in Oklahoma City. I've got some live 1/4" tape with him playing in Bob Wood's band. Bob owned Del City Music, and was a place you could catch Nashville stars running up and down Interstate 40.

Frank was incredible. He played his Fender 1000 through a Twin, and he'd take your head off. West Coast at it's absolute best. I used to say he was Mooney on steroids. He was really a good guitar player as well.

Talked to him on the phone a few years back, and he was nice enough to send me a couple of CD's. He was truly one of the really good players. I'll keep his family in my thoughts and prayers.
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Chance Wilson


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California, USA
Post  Posted 16 Jan 2019 1:12 pm    
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I wore the groove off his records, bought them again and wore those ones down pretty good too. He had some of the best footwork & was a real original. He should be mandatory listening for any aspiring Wild West Coast Treblemaker. My condolensces to his family and friends.
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Cliff Trent


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Oklahoma, USA
Post  Posted 20 Jan 2019 5:39 pm     arnett
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I also met Frank in Del City. I went to a few gigs with him. I lost track of him after that and never could catch up to him. He was a neat guy and will be missed!! RIP brother!
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Godfrey Arthur


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3rd Rock
Post  Posted 21 Jan 2019 9:33 am    
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Godspeed Frank!

What a take-no-prisoners tone and style!

Sure wish there was more discog on you!



01 Model T
02 Gettin' Better
03 Danny Boy
04 Moonshine
05 Stubbin' South
06 What A Friend We Have In Jesus
07 Scots On The Rocks
08 Fickle Fingers
09 Mary Jo
10 Sawed Off Shotgun
11 Pussy Footin'
12 Amazing Grace




Frank played steel on this song:
Bobby Lowe - Seven C's of Tears
https://youtu.be/D3vzuU-1hxQ Whoa!

Kenny Davis wrote:
He played his Fender 1000 through a Twin, and he'd take your head off.

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Drew Howard


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Post  Posted 23 Jan 2019 8:23 am    
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https://soundcloud.com/pstanley13/sets/frank-arnett-model-t
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Godfrey Arthur


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3rd Rock
Post  Posted 23 Jan 2019 8:29 am    
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Drew Howard wrote:
https://soundcloud.com/pstanley13/sets/frank-arnett-model-t


Drew, thank you!
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Jerry Hayes


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Virginia Beach, Va.
Post  Posted 31 Jan 2019 12:02 pm    
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Drew, thanks from me too for you posting those tunes from Frank. It was wonderful hearing him play again after all these years. I have a 45rpm record around here somewhere of "Sawed Off Shotgun" I believe...JH in Va.
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Steve Hinson


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Hendersonville Tn USA
Post  Posted 3 Feb 2019 7:00 pm     re Frank...
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Frank Arnett could play more like Mooney than any man who ever lived...

I cut"Under Your Spell Again"on Mrs.Hinson about 30 years ago...we had to get Frank to do it because he was the man for the job...

Rest easy,my friend.

Steve
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