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by Strummer07
Fri Apr 27, 2012 9:05 pm
Forum: The Blues Room - Your Songs
Topic: V of Very Special
Replies: 40
Views: 22458

Re: V of Very Special

This is one heck of an instrument ElMano !

well done ..a really pro job ! It just looks so cool ( even though I dislike the Flying "V" as a guitar shape !! )
by Strummer07
Fri Apr 27, 2012 5:33 pm
Forum: Blues Talk'n Web
Topic: New album from John Mayer
Replies: 3
Views: 3989

New album from John Mayer

John Mayer is due to release a new Album ( US release on 22May ) Called " Born and Raised"... Here's the 1st song from it, on which he plays a three quarter size Acoustic I think - called "Shadow Days" this single is out now I've had a listen or three ......and its OK ........But...
by Strummer07
Wed Apr 25, 2012 11:09 am
Forum: The Blues Room - Your Songs
Topic: Love In Vain
Replies: 10
Views: 6656

Re: Love In Vain

Nice One Choucas - like it very much , a slightly different take on a Classic tune, Almost got a Country Blues Feel to it. and You're right , this tune is not as easy as it sounds to nail. There are a few versions in the Blues room and they are all pretty different. I think VB has a recent version a...
by Strummer07
Sat Apr 21, 2012 11:04 am
Forum: The Blues Room - Your Songs
Topic: My Dad, live....
Replies: 10
Views: 6143

Re: My Dad, live....

Great post Blindboy The Old man still has it !! .. Fingers still knocking out good tunes !! Not bad for an old timer !! If I can play half as well as that at 71 I shall be well pleased (and its closer than I care to think !!) What super memories you must have !! and that Picture of you in 1968 as a ...
by Strummer07
Thu Apr 19, 2012 4:58 pm
Forum: The Blues Room - Your Songs
Topic: Swing Time...
Replies: 9
Views: 5489

Re: Swing Time...

Nice one Guys !!

You have a great vibe goin' between you !

I just hope you are getting this material 'out there'...... .it needs to be heard and listened to live ! i
by Strummer07
Thu Apr 19, 2012 4:53 pm
Forum: The Blues Room - Your Songs
Topic: See if this works...
Replies: 11
Views: 6511

Re: See if this works...

Great track Bb and TWBB !!

well done ... delightfully lazy and laid back

Love the Strat tone ...and those vocals are a comin' on !!

Thanks for posting this ... its a fave song ! :thumbsup:
by Strummer07
Tue Apr 17, 2012 7:45 am
Forum: The Blues Room - Your Songs
Topic: Picasso, poetry, etc.
Replies: 5
Views: 3739

Re: Picasso, poetry, etc.

Two nice Demo's Phil
I especially like the One Take Vestapol, works really well.

I think the Winter Slippers make all the difference !! :D
by Strummer07
Mon Apr 16, 2012 9:52 pm
Forum: Blues Talk'n Web
Topic: Freddie King Inducted to Hall of Fame
Replies: 8
Views: 6639

Re: Freddie King Inducted to Hall of Fame

HOF Induction Night I believe that after the Formal Induction by Dusty and Billy they were joined on stage by Derek Trucks and Joe Bonamassa and all performed "Hideaway" and "Going Down" to truly induct Freddie ..... This is a rather poor quality bootleg you tube clip .......I ho...
by Strummer07
Sun Apr 15, 2012 4:38 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Portrait of a Guitar Addict
Replies: 8
Views: 5720

Re: Portrait of a Guitar Addict

Nice One Mrs VB .. Talented lady ! :thumbsup:
by Strummer07
Fri Apr 13, 2012 8:36 am
Forum: The Blues Room - Your Songs
Topic: Thats More or Less It
Replies: 11
Views: 6263

Re: Thats More or Less It

Nice Noodle VB !! very sympathetic to the BT and the original ...while not trying to be a cloned version ! You're working some nice little themes in here Good BT ( where did you unearth this one ?? ) Just becasue it is what it is .... it feels to me like it needs some words (- not necessarily the or...
by Strummer07
Thu Apr 12, 2012 12:53 pm
Forum: Blues Talk'n Web
Topic: Guitar Centre - Battle of the Blues
Replies: 3
Views: 3760

Guitar Centre - Battle of the Blues

Its that time of year again !! the Annual Guitar Centre - Blues Competetion ..Previously Called the King of teh Bles i think ....... this year ... Its "the Battle of the Blues! .........Not a lot of use to all us Non Americans you might think ! Well, I don't think we can enter .....as you need ...
by Strummer07
Thu Apr 12, 2012 8:27 am
Forum: Blues Talk'n Web
Topic: Freddie King Inducted to Hall of Fame
Replies: 8
Views: 6639

Re: Freddie King Inducted to Hall of Fame

Thanks for reminding us of the amazing contents of the site 12 bar ........those are great write ups on the 3 x Kings ( or is it 4 !) Often forget to search the whole 12 bar website, The Forum seems to take centre stage much of the time. There's a wealth of good stuff around us here . Do any of our ...
by Strummer07
Wed Apr 11, 2012 6:13 pm
Forum: Blues Talk'n Web
Topic: Freddie King Inducted to Hall of Fame
Replies: 8
Views: 6639

Freddie King Inducted to Hall of Fame

Must confess I would have thought he'd been there for ages ....But apparently not Tonight in Cleveland , Ohio .. Freddie King ( who passed away in 1976 aged just 42 !!! ) will be inducted into the Rock n' Roll Hall of fame by none other than ZZ Top ( Billy Gibbons and Dusty Hill .. big fans of Fredd...
by Strummer07
Wed Apr 11, 2012 9:06 am
Forum: The Blues Room - Your Songs
Topic: study piece recorded
Replies: 9
Views: 5964

Re: study piece recorded

Sounds like a lot of fun , and a suitable challenge HBL ... You playing is way to good to be hidden away !!

the Track ( above - Super song !! ) is cracking ! and I like the singers voice too... we'll have more of that ... any time your ready !
by Strummer07
Tue Apr 10, 2012 8:00 pm
Forum: Gear
Topic: Mission Trip Guitar Needed
Replies: 4
Views: 4240

Re: Mission Trip Guitar Needed

You do have a tight budget for a decent travel guitar As you intend taking a small Amp .....why not take a Hofner Shorty electric guitar http://www.vintagehofner.co.uk/vintage-hofner/factfiles/shorty/main.html These are not usually a lot of money .. and sound OK when Amped. If you're going to amp it...
by Strummer07
Tue Apr 10, 2012 7:52 pm
Forum: The Blues Room - Your Songs
Topic: Limehouse Blues
Replies: 7
Views: 4918

Re: Limehouse Blues

Cracking tune there BBp (and Stephen) ... great vibe the two of you have going there !!
The Acoustic is great !
More please !
by Strummer07
Tue Apr 10, 2012 7:32 pm
Forum: Guestbook, Site News, Admin Notes, Forum Rules
Topic: Hello people of 12bar forums
Replies: 11
Views: 9055

Re: Hello people of 12bar forums

:wave: Hi there Steveo You're more than welcome here .....Plenty of folk to talk with, learn from and collaborations of all shapes and sizes. A blues room to post your stuff .and get some feedback if you want it ( You'll probably get some ... even if you don't ask for it !! :D ) If your wanting to b...
by Strummer07
Thu Apr 05, 2012 1:45 pm
Forum: Blues Talk'n Web
Topic: RIP Jim Marshall
Replies: 5
Views: 4929

RIP Jim Marshall

The Amp legend Jim Marshall OBE the creator of Marshall Amplifiers and known as " the Father of Loud" passed away aged 88 years http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2012/apr/05/jim-marshall-amp-dies-88?newsfeed=true Where would Rock and Roll be without the "Marshall Stack " GnR Guitar...
by Strummer07
Thu Mar 29, 2012 5:44 pm
Forum: Guestbook, Site News, Admin Notes, Forum Rules
Topic: hello everyone
Replies: 14
Views: 11943

Re: hello everyone

Welcome aboard :wave: Andy Good luck with your playing !! There are others on the site weay more experienced than I to offer advice about slide and where to start with guitar. Personally I reckon I'd suggest starting with a) Standard Tuning EADGBE, learn some good basic chords , A, C, D, E and the 7...
by Strummer07
Thu Mar 29, 2012 8:33 am
Forum: The Blues Room - Your Songs
Topic: Now That Summer Has Gone
Replies: 11
Views: 7773

Re: Now That Summer Has Gone

Nice One Blackhorse Has a Lovely wistful (or is it melancholy ??, perhaps you've got both in there !! ) quality to it ... and the acoustic backing is spot on. Bass sounds fine to me .. Not sure what a better or top notch Bass would do for you , its such a hard sound to define. Could use a Bass emula...