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Tab Benoit

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by kuvash, Oct 9, 2018.

  1. kuvash

    kuvash Tele-Afflicted

    Age:
    72
    Feb 13, 2010
    Upper California
    Any fans on here?
     
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  2. TC6969

    TC6969 Friend of Leo's

    Age:
    66
    Dec 28, 2007
    Wimauma Florida
    ME!

    I love the guy!

    One of the greats!
     
  3. Thinliner

    Thinliner Tele-Meister

    Age:
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    204
    Mar 17, 2003
    Tullahoma, TN
    Love the guy, one of my favorite blues artist's. My band from a few years back accused me of trying to turn the band into a Tab Benoit tribute band! Would love to see him live.
     
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  4. Ash Telecaster

    Ash Telecaster Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

    Great blues guy, vocals and guitar.
     
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  5. DougM

    DougM Tele-Afflicted

    Jul 5, 2017
    Honolulu, HI
    I like him a lot. He's very good at doing that thing where he plays the melody on his guitar in unison with his voice.
     
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  6. Vitadog

    Vitadog Tele-Meister

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    Jun 22, 2014
    Somonauk, IL
    Also like him, and that beat up tele of his.
     
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  7. lp special

    lp special TDPRI Member

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    Sep 11, 2011
    Montana
    There's a YouTube video of him (sorry can't link right now) of him doing a live version of "Standing on the Bank". Just him and his Telecaster. It is superb.
     
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  8. voodooblues

    voodooblues Friend of Leo's

    Sep 12, 2012
    Berwyn, Il
    Didn't know much about him. Saw him a couple of years ago on a friend's recommendation, he was great.
     
  9. Andy B

    Andy B Tele-Afflicted Gold Supporter

    Mar 16, 2003
    Colorado
    From his first album! We see him every time he is in town.
     
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  10. schmee

    schmee Friend of Leo's

    Jun 2, 2003
    northwest
    I like some of his stuff. Say him maybe 20 years ago in a small club. Good southern style stuff. We do this one, but the Muldaur version:


    The Muldaur version has a different turnaround. What note do you hear on the end of the turnaround? F or E?
     
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  11. chemobrain

    chemobrain Friend of Leo's Ad Free Member

    Nov 5, 2016
    oakland ca.
    bingo!:D
     
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  12. Robert H.

    Robert H. Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

    Jul 28, 2005
    N. Cal.
    Oh yes. Looking forward to seeing him live for the first time next month.
     
  13. blues bondsman

    blues bondsman Tele-Afflicted

    Age:
    52
    Feb 12, 2012
    Indiana
    Yep in fact I was just listening to his Nice and Warm Album (CD).
    I have loved the title track since hearing Jonny Lang do it.

    Great Cajun style Blues ! about as swampy as a big ol Alligator and tasty as a shrimp boil !
     
  14. Tapatio

    Tapatio Tele-Meister

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    Jun 13, 2016
    New Jersey, USA
    Superb player and environmental advocate for the wetlands. One of my top favorites!
    And that worn-in Thinline that looks like it's been dragged through the swamp and marinated in a bayou... just wicked cool.
     
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  15. TC6969

    TC6969 Friend of Leo's

    Age:
    66
    Dec 28, 2007
    Wimauma Florida
    His tech has been begging him to buy some new guitars for years but he wont do it!

    His main axe (The thinline) has extra screws and glue and God knows what else holding it together and is expected to simply fall apart every time he pulls it out.
     
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  16. stxrus

    stxrus Friend of Leo's

    Age:
    66
    May 25, 2007
    St. Croix, USVI
    Never seem him live but would love too. I got turned on to him a few years ago & was blown away with his playing & vocals
     
  17. DougM

    DougM Tele-Afflicted

    Jul 5, 2017
    Honolulu, HI
    Here's an example of what I was talking about. It's from an album he did with Debbie Davies.
     
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  18. thunderbyrd

    thunderbyrd Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

    Age:
    60
    Dec 21, 2004
    central ky
    i dig him. esp his "I got loaded".
     
  19. Wobbles

    Wobbles Tele-Meister

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    May 17, 2015
    Snowlake Arizona
    Tab Benoit is one of my favorites. Great vocals, great guitar plating, great songs.
     
  20. archetype

    archetype Fiend of Leo's Silver Supporter

    Jun 4, 2005
    Williamsville NY
    Great player. I've got the Whiskey Store CD: Tab and Jimmy Thackery with various others. Bad blues!
     
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