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    Yesterday, 12:25 AM
    sailingshoes72 replied to a thread Dead Photo in Bass
    I think you got it, Frono! I couldn't have summed it up any better. :onthego: Bill From the "Princess Bride"... https://youtu.be/GZYhDMCOyww
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    Yesterday, 12:17 AM
    I like the photographs! :encouragement: Bill
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    05-23-2017, 07:14 PM
    sailingshoes72 replied to a thread Dead Photo in Bass
    I have never heard of the Allmen Joy band either! But, I recently read Greg Allman's autobiography "My Cross To Bear", and so I am somewhat familiar...
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    05-23-2017, 05:41 AM
    sailingshoes72 replied to a thread Dead Photo in Bass
    Check out all the folks hanging out on the rooftops in the photo! Looking more closely at the photo and the jambase video, it looks like a tandem...
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    05-23-2017, 12:34 AM
    sailingshoes72 replied to a thread Dead Photo in Bass
    Very cool photo, Al. And a great find in the digital wonderland! It adds perspective to the smaller photo, and explains why the band was "set up" so...
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    05-21-2017, 06:48 PM
    sailingshoes72 replied to a thread Dead Photo in Bass
    Cool photos of the Dead! I don't think I've ever seen Garcia with a Guild S-100 before. The time period of the photo looks to be the early 70's. And,...
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    05-20-2017, 06:55 PM
    sailingshoes72 replied to a thread Dead Photo in Bass
    Phil Lesh playing a Starfire II bass guitar before the electronic wizards at Alembic got their hands on it. :satellite: sailingshoes
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    05-20-2017, 06:50 PM
    sailingshoes72 replied to a thread Dead Photo in Bass
    I like this photo of J. Garcia during his "Beat Generation Poet" phase! I didn't realize that he used metal finger-picks while playing acoustic...
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    05-19-2017, 09:15 PM
    The guitar is pretty cool... but, I really like the "gig bag"! Perfect for carrying the axe on the subway in NYC to an 80's Hair Band reunion....
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    05-15-2017, 10:50 PM
    Following this interesting thread about Brazilian Rosewood and pitch-black ebony fretboards & bridges, I was reminded of a story Mark Dronge told...
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    05-15-2017, 03:00 AM
    Harry... your comment got me to digging around in the record crates in my back room, and I found my LP copy of Jesse Colin Young's first album "The...
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    05-14-2017, 08:00 PM
    I like the chocolate color swirls in that bridge! I haven't seen one that highly figured before. Bill
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    05-14-2017, 07:42 PM
    sailingshoes72 replied to a thread Mother's Day in Miscellaneous
    That was an enjoyable listen! Thanks for posting. A tune that is wistful and melancholy, with moments of brightness. :happy: Bill
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    05-12-2017, 11:18 PM
    I think that "70's" may be right on this one. The below linked video has some good shots of the original M-75 that Banana (Lowell Levinger) was...
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    05-12-2017, 11:47 AM
    I came across this during one of my youtube wanderings. I remember the song from the Youngbloods version... but I think that I like this one just as...
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    05-11-2017, 11:31 PM
    Whenever my father would drop me off at the train station, as I headed back to college, he would wave at me and say "Hold 'em in the road, son!". It...
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casual musician, front porch picker & grinner!
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Sir John Fisher (1841-1920)
Admiral of the Fleet, British Royal Navy

1959 CE-100 D (Franz pickups, Bigsby B-6)
1960 T-100 D (DeArmond pickups)
1977 Mark II
1981 D-25 NT

1949 Gibson L-50
1949 Gibson LG-1
1956 Martin D-28
1959 Gretsch 6124 (FilterTron pickup)

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