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by Strummer07
Wed Dec 12, 2012 10:06 am
Forum: Blues Talk'n Web
Topic: Farewell Ravi Shankar
Replies: 2
Views: 2528

Farewell Ravi Shankar

Ravi Shankar (the father of Norah Jones) and the Sitar legend who Taught Oor George (Harrison) to play Sitar has died aged 92. His other daughter Anoushka Shankar performed superbly at the tribute "Concert for George" and wwas at his side when he passed away . I know its not exactly Blues...
by Strummer07
Mon Dec 10, 2012 5:51 pm
Forum: The Blues Room - Your Songs
Topic: Paddling and noodling
Replies: 5
Views: 3013

Re: Paddling and noodling

Lovely peaceful video 12bar .. relaxing to watch it and hear the water glide by and a lovely soundtrack that really compliments the video. Nice to get a picture of your waterways and tributaries I live in Rickmansworth in Hertfordshire, UK and we have similar canal systems - we live close to the Gra...
by Strummer07
Tue Dec 04, 2012 7:08 pm
Forum: Blues Guitar Playing
Topic: I need a hint
Replies: 9
Views: 7155

hard Work and Practice

If you want to master any sort of fingerstyle I'm afraid if you are over 50 and unless you are very dexterous .... then patience and hard work is the name of the game. getting older figers to be independant takes time and reguular practise. One omore site trhat is worth a look Justin Sandercoe ........
by Strummer07
Mon Dec 03, 2012 9:18 am
Forum: Blues Guitar Playing
Topic: I need a hint
Replies: 9
Views: 7155

Re: I need a hint

DaddyStove Pipe on You tube isn't bad for fingerpicking and he's got lots of stuff online (free) and he has a website where you can pick up / purchase the tabs quite cheaply http://www.youtube.com/user/daddystovepipe It seems quite advanced stuff to me ( but fingerpicking I find a bit of a challenge...
by Strummer07
Mon Dec 03, 2012 8:57 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Tried to chop my finger off!
Replies: 6
Views: 4545

Re: Tried to chop my finger off!

Gee Whizz Bb ... Its sure fun out there in them Woods !!
Dangerous too !! .. Machete's and all !! .. :yikes: .....Hope the finger isn't too bad

Have to say it sounds pretty nasty and as for playing ...h'mm !!
:music2:
.... but good luck with it anyway ! :thumbsup:
by Strummer07
Thu Nov 29, 2012 9:14 am
Forum: Blues Talk'n Web
Topic: Crossroads 2013 - Bring it On !
Replies: 7
Views: 6474

Re: Crossroads 2013 - Bring it On !

Well the past couple of years its been held together by Bill Murray as the MC and they use the Revolving Stage concept
So its Band after Band /Performer ..and EC apperas at various spots all the way through

Whatever the format ... it'll be mega !
by Strummer07
Wed Nov 28, 2012 9:01 am
Forum: Blues Talk'n Web
Topic: Crossroads 2013 - Bring it On !
Replies: 7
Views: 6474

Re: Crossroads 2013 - Bring it On !

Sounds like one heck of a trip Traddrr .and one well worth making ! .....Good on you !! :thumbsup:
You'll have to be our eyes and ears !!

Bet you can't wait for the dates to come around !


I realise its somewhat impractical but I do wish EC would run a Euro Crossroads gig sometime !!
by Strummer07
Mon Nov 19, 2012 9:39 pm
Forum: Blues Talk'n Web
Topic: Crossroads 2013 - Bring it On !
Replies: 7
Views: 6474

Crossroads 2013 - Bring it On !

Eric's at it again with Crossroad 2013 planned for Madison Square Gardens over two nights in April 12th and 13th Next Year New York in April ..I doubt EC will be wearing his long shorts again !! :D Loads of names signed up so far ............the whole list is here ........and its not complete yet .....
by Strummer07
Wed Nov 14, 2012 9:57 am
Forum: Blues Talk'n Web
Topic: Eric Pops his suit on again !
Replies: 1
Views: 2556

Eric Pops his suit on again !

August 14th 2011 .....Princes Trust Concert at the Royal albert Hall London Royalty in the audience - so a suit is the order of the day -- Looks like EC had a new one made !! ... pullled out his old Gibson hollow body guitar Hit on a cracking JJ Cale Song .... Same Old Blues Talk about a lovely tone...
by Strummer07
Mon Nov 12, 2012 7:55 pm
Forum: The Blues Room - Your Songs
Topic: Don't listen to this.. just don't
Replies: 8
Views: 5084

Re: Don't listen to this.. just don't

Good recording HBL and thanks for sharing "The Real You" and some lovely acoustic playing

Not bad for a wee Boss BR either ... very clear and very crsip clean tones !
by Strummer07
Wed Oct 31, 2012 8:08 pm
Forum: Blues Talk'n Web
Topic: Inspirational Music quotes
Replies: 2
Views: 3935

Inspirational Music quotes

These rocked up in my in-tray the other day .......they are from a guy calleed Micheal Jae ( not even sure what he does/sells :icon_whoknows: ) But I thought they were worth sharing here........sevearl members have decent quotes in their signature bars .........so here's a few more Interesting to se...
by Strummer07
Sat Oct 27, 2012 1:41 pm
Forum: Gear
Topic: Strat Pickups Upgrade .. Advice on electrics?
Replies: 23
Views: 16200

Re: Strat Pickups Upgrade .. Advice on electrics?

if you are going the trouble of having pup's wound and popped into a whole new scratchplate assemby I would go the whole hog and have the Clapton 12db mid boost control popped in at the same time. Gives you great "from the guitar" control of the tone and gives you the abaility to push the ...
by Strummer07
Thu Oct 25, 2012 1:57 pm
Forum: The Blues Room - Your Songs
Topic: Familiar Blues
Replies: 6
Views: 3164

Re: Familiar Blues

What a ghastly situation HBL ... and how dreadful for all concerned, family and friends...... and indeed your own daughter. I do hope some form of counselling is available at the school/ college. This wil be a tough time for a lot of people. Lovely piece of music - thanks for posting :thumbsup: Just...
by Strummer07
Thu Oct 18, 2012 10:42 am
Forum: Blues Talk'n Web
Topic: Almost Always Never - Not Convinced
Replies: 4
Views: 4803

JST - Live in London - Brilliant !!

Just a couple of pics from the london Gig
I did't take them ... my camera shots are OK but not very detailed , this guy was sitting just along from me !
Great views
Super gig

What a lady !
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by Strummer07
Wed Oct 17, 2012 8:16 am
Forum: Blues Talk'n Web
Topic: Almost Always Never - Not Convinced
Replies: 4
Views: 4803

Re: Almost Always Never - Not Convinced

Joanne Shaw Talyor at the Leicester Square Theatre , London 16th October Well ! in spite of my slight reservations of the latest album "Almost Always Never" ... when it comes to live shows .. Joanne has to be seen to be believed ! Tremendous energy , sensational guitar playing and her sing...
by Strummer07
Tue Oct 02, 2012 6:04 pm
Forum: Blues Talk'n Web
Topic: Almost Always Never - Not Convinced
Replies: 4
Views: 4803

Re: Almost Always Never - Not Convinced

Sadly I am going to agree with VB As an advocate of Ms Shaw Taylor and a very hapy bunny with both album #1 "White Sugar" and #2 "Diamonds in the Dust"... I waited for this album with some high expectations ....too high it would seem ! sadly !! :alright: Its not a bad album for s...
by Strummer07
Fri Sep 28, 2012 9:08 pm
Forum: The Blues Room - Your Songs
Topic: Age Old Blues
Replies: 12
Views: 7824

Re: Age Old Blues

Jeez ............VB .

Its One end after another !! :-(
by Strummer07
Wed Sep 26, 2012 7:46 am
Forum: The Blues Room - Your Songs
Topic: Age Old Blues
Replies: 12
Views: 7824

Re: Age Old Blues

Nice One VB !!! :thumbsup:
Sentiments I can well relate to at this moment !! :D Cough cough !!
Surely this is what the Blues is all about .. stripped back , simple unpretencious rhythm backing, a dash of colour here and there and .... and a bit of emotion spread on the Top !

Tops !
by Strummer07
Thu Sep 20, 2012 7:43 am
Forum: Guestbook, Site News, Admin Notes, Forum Rules
Topic: Hi !
Replies: 5
Views: 5296

Re: Hi !

Hiya pasta Welcome to the best Blues place on the web :wave: If you already play in a band - you're a step ahead of most of us here and all credit ! Although we do have some very good players ... both in and out of bands Sadly I'm not one of them !! :icon_whoknows: ; All good stuff though ! :thumbsup:
by Strummer07
Tue Sep 18, 2012 7:10 am
Forum: Blues Talk'n Web
Topic: Keb Mo in Europe
Replies: 3
Views: 3413

Re: Keb Mo in Europe

Yup another good one !! :thumbsup:
Thery both seem to be off his recent album "Reflections" .. might have to go on the "wish" list !l