"Hey Preston - remember I bought one of your intruments back around 1985 when I was living in OK - it is still going strong - at one point it was in its case for about 16 months; I took it out and it was in perfect tune - great guitar (I have jealous…"
Hey Allen, good to hear from you! Preston is on this site too. George, Murry, Blackwood, Roose, Terry....all the Bobs stay in touch. Where are you these days? Still in the church business? I live in Montana and mostly chase trout.
"I recently came across a steel string parlor guitar made by P. Benson, in Minneapolis. It's really a nice little instrument--well built, comfortable, very much like an old Martin 00-18 (mahogany, slotted headstock, pyramid bridge, ladder…"
"My gear is much better than my skill - for straight flatpickin', I play a Martin D-18 Authentic 1937. My go-to guitar for just about everything else (and it flatpicks just fine, thank you) is my Huss & Dalton D-RH with a Red Spruce top.…"
"Hey Craig. Thanks for the kind comment. The credit for this version should really go To Steve Kaufman who's arrangement it is. Good luck with your bluegrass studies, it's wonderful music and great fun to play. I look forward to…"
"Thanks Mike. I have to prove to myself that I can play the material as written but once I've done that I start to allow myself some leeway to have fun and drop in my own bits. There's not too much space to do that in SK's version of…"