Tony Rice’s D-28 (Article)

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    Wonderful piece of writing.
     
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    That is awesome
     
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    Thanks, great article.
     
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    Here is something awesome, just was aware of this yesterday,
    Some of the best pickers on the planet right here at the first MerleFest!
    And Tony's D-28 in action
    What a talent!



    I'm NOT Tony Rice, but I will be working this one up as a great jam for our casual bluegrass group.

    Great chord changes to grab onto!
     
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    This is the second thread this week to mention Ervin Somogyi. I now realize the degrees of Somogyi are much more structured than the degrees of Kevin Bacon.
     
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    That was a good read. Thanks. I'm sorry I never got to see Tony Rice perform. RIP
     
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    Great article!
     
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    The TR issue is one of the more sought after. I think I paid $25 for my copy a few years back. It's going for $100 on Ebay!

    Got to see Tony Rice with Norman Blake once back in 1990s. Two of the best!
     
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    I used to know Ervin. We belonged to the same luthiers’ group and had lunch together. He and his assistant did major repair work on my 1930 Gibson L1.

    Likewise I knew Frank Ford, from Gryphon Music in Palo Alto.

    A few years ago, I brought in my L-1 to Gryphon. I told Frank it had been in storage for years and wanted to know if the action and everything was ok.

    He said it was fine, then looked inside with a mirror, turned to me, and said, “Ervin Symogyi worked on this. I’d recognise his braces anywhere.”
     
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