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    Recommend me some new (or old) Americana/country/heartland/singer-songwriter etc.

    Sunny Sweeney, Hayes Carll, Amanda Shires, Charley Crockett, Lindi Ortega, Molly Parden, Sierra Farrell, Courtney Marie Andrews,Skyler Gudasz, Mandolin Orange.
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    The signature Motown guitar tone

    Guitars went into purpose built DI and compression. Motown engineer explains equipment and techniques. http://www.collinsaudio.com/Prosound_Workshop/Motown1.pdf http://www.collinsaudio.com/Prosound_Workshop/Motown2.pdf
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    Does anybody miss the Standard (MIM) Telecaster?

    No, I have one. Plain as a penny 2000 Standard black poly body, maple neck, thin vintage frets, 7.5” radius. Installed a cheap plain vintage Fender bridge plate and threaded steel saddles, and Twang King neck and SD ‘54 bridge. Plays great, versatile, sounds like almost like my ‘65 tele.
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    Little Feat what a great band

    Last Record Album is great, especially side one, the first four tunes. Day Or Night is a tour de force of drumming, brilliant electric piano, polyrhythm, and rhythm guitar.
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    Isn't it amazing anyone plays in bands anymore?

    Excuse me. What?
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    So I made enchiladas tonight

    Enchilada means covered in chili sauce, also can be made with mole. Mole means ground. As in using a metate or a molcajete - grinding stone or grinding bowl. Mole sauces are made from various things. Mole poblano is chiles, peanuts and chocolate. Mole pipian is made from pumpkin seeds and...
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    Songs that repeat lines over and over and over...

    Doobie Bros. whoa, listen to the music…..
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    Being a good rhythm player requires more theory than lead.

    In a band context - bass, drums, keys, etc. - mind sonic space. The second, third and fourth strings are your friends.
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    New word Rant

    No problem.
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    What are your strings of choice?

    Ernie Ball reg, super, extra slinkys on electrics. Nothing else, since the ‘mid ‘60s.
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    40th Anniversary of the Greatest Play in College Football.

    So many memories. I was listening to the great Joe Starkey call The Play. I’m a long time Cal Golden Bear fan. In the SF Bay Area Cal-Stanford is called The Big Game. Lots of history and rivalry and hoopla and two worldwide influential schools with different cultures. Cal, 30,000 undergrad...
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    Do You Change Your Own Strings?

    Change strings and do set ups my own self.
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    Essential Jeff Beck Playlist?

    Beckology Box Set - CD version.
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    Your best anti-hero

    Toshiro Mifune.
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    Name a Sports Hero/Athlete choice of yours:

    Tom Fears, LA Rams Joe Roth, Cal Golden Bear Quarterback
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    Random Daily Photos November 2022 Edition

    Mid-November roses.
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    Homey records you love…

    My mother’s favorite song, and her favorite version. Sabor A Mi - Edie Gorme y Trio Los Panchos.
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    A Kindness

    Yesterday there was a knock on our front door, we were not expecting anyone. It was an unfamiliar casually dressed man, in his 30s or 40s, who did not appear to be a delivery person, but many delivery drivers now don’t wear uniforms. We live behind a gate and so rarely does anyone appear that is...
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    Kind Woman - Richie Furay

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    Oh well. The UK welcomes its new fast food overlords.

    I just got back from Mexico. Carls Jr, McDonalds, KFC, Chilis, Burger King in Guadalajara.




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