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60 years old
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April 6, 1957
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  1. In Topic:The Leap of faith!

    Today, 11:56 AM

    normally I don't go for "green" but -- woa... that is a beauty!
  2. In Topic:Gibson ES-335 Finish Haze - Fixes?

    19 September 2017 - 11:58 AM

    it may just require more elbow grease.. one of my pals does restoration and he will some time us an electric hand buffer, not sure how heavy duty it is.

    I've used Scratch X (Meguires). sometimes it works like a charm sometimes, only marginally improves the condition. but it sounds as though you have probably used equivalent products with so-so results.
  3. In Topic:Old guys/guitar companies

    13 September 2017 - 06:32 AM

    depends I guess.

    I see quite a lot of younger guys doing acoustic duo and solo gigs around here. some of them posses talent years beyond their age.

    at the same time, yea, many of us Dinosaurs are still out there doing what we've been doing since the turn of the last century...
  4. In Topic:Lifesavers

    13 September 2017 - 06:25 AM

    Woa.. we hear of these things, but totally different when it's happening right infront of you and you can just watch.

    It is very good they staff there was able to handle that. a tragedy avoided and a life saved.

    A good day for the good guys...
  5. In Topic:Where is the NICEST place you have played?

    12 September 2017 - 10:56 AM

    about 15 years ago. I was in a country show band, (and I didn't even play country prior to getting the gig)...

    the band was named "The Memphis Project"

    we opened up for Billy Ray Cirrus at Indian Ranch. (Billy was way too cool to meet us, but we did meet a few of his band mates).. That was pretty cool. the Guitar player for BRC at the time was this massive dude, he had to have been 6' 4" and built like a Offensive Lineman for the NFL. Hands the size of New Jersey. his strat looked like a toy when he was playing it. he was good tho..

    The other one was a Dinner show at a ball room in Lowell Mass. This place was HUGE, had about 100 tables, each table sat 10. They sold out the show, and actually added more tables to accommodate the ticket sales. The crowd, mostly adults 40+ ate it up. We always hired out sound system, & light show, which was impressive, they had lasers, follow spots, fog, portable risers and staging,, the whole 9 yards.

    those were the two of the more memorable gigs. Photos some where, but none available to post here.

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    G Mac 

    08 Sep 2016 - 18:59
    Howdy, kidblast! Just wanted to thank you for posting your stories! I sure hate it when a gig turns ugly but, there's nothing like the feeling of the crowd being with you! Good tales! Autumn's on its way so, stay warm up there in Taxachusetts! Peace!
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    L8_4thesh0w 

    06 Apr 2015 - 15:12
    Happy, happy to ya!
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    Ivo Conceicao 

    06 May 2014 - 15:54
    Hi guys! :)
    Newbi here!
    Can you please tell me something about this Chet Atkins guitar? I would like to sell it, so i need to know is value..
    Can someone help please?
    Guitar: Gibson Chett Attckins - Custom Shop Edition - H 044 - Made in USA
    Cheers
    Ivo Conceição
    ivoconceicao@yahoo.com
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