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Bob Minner
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  • Mount Juliet, TN
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Ten Commandments of Bluegrass
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Started this discussion. Last reply by L.J. Mattingly Apr 27, 2009.

Zoom H2 Hand Held Recorder
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Johns May 31, 2012.

Good Vintage Guitar Dealer
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Jason Hicks Jul 5, 2008.

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Michael Johns replied to Bob Minner's discussion Zoom H2 Hand Held Recorder
"Hey, Bob, Got one too! Just recd it and has great features .......it's really a good tool, for listening to your practice sessions......good buy! I'm in the Martin Group, also.....see ya"
May 31, 2012
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Favorite Flatpickers
Gosh, so many greats to even single one out. I grew up on Doc Watson, Norman Blake, Dan Crary, Tony Rice, Russ Barenberg, and Dudley Murphy. The late but great Charles Sawtelle was a big influence because he played with such abandonment and impov. Taught me it was alright to go out on a limb if your roots run deep.:-) Those are the top o' the list. But, I enjoy so many great flatpickers.
Favorite Flatpicking Tunes
Again, hard to sort out favorites. Stay tuned - I may put some up on video...
Favorite Guitars
Guitars that play well and smell old. And Bourgeois, specifically Country Boy Deluxe and Slope D "Banjo Killer".
Tell us more about yourself (place a Bio here if you wish)
I just turned 44, and I have been playing guitar since I was 5. I was raised in bluegrass and flatpicking guitar. I placed 3rd place at the Winfield nationals (1986 - 87). I have been the acoustic guitarist for country superstar Tim McGraw for the past 18 years - and I still love to flatpick.....
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http://www.bobminnerguitar.com

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New CD Release Soon!

My solo CD "There & Back & Back Again" is nearing release. Please go to my website, www.bobminnerguitar.com and sign up on the "contact" tab for news and notification when it releases. The CD features all original flatpicking tunes with help from Rob Ickes, Andy Leftwich, Mark Fain, Shawn Lane & Don Rigsby. Thanks!

Posted on June 25, 2011 at 8:39am

Comment Wall (29 comments)

At 7:22am on July 18, 2008, Robert Shafer said…
bob, thanks for the comment. those contest days were fun. sounds like you've been doing well for yourself and staying busy!
At 7:38pm on August 3, 2008, Greg Yavorsky said…
Hey Bob. I enjoyed meeting you and hearing your '46 bone at Blueberry. Hope you enjoyed your stay in Canada
Best Wishes
Greg
At 8:45am on September 22, 2008, Dr. Dan Huck said…
Yes, Dr. Huck is my father. All is going great here. We have been doing quite a bit of studio work. We are now putting together a "fiddle tunes" album of some good ol' standby's. Dad is doing great and is still collecting instruments. Next time your down, definately give us a yell. I will tell dad you said hello.
At 1:56pm on November 10, 2008, Andy Falco said…
Yeah man, we need to pick soon! we're getting into the slow season, so let's try to get together sometime in the next few weeks!
At 7:02am on November 11, 2008, Bill Spence said…
Hi Bob! Thanks for the welcome! I have been playing a mmid 70's martin for quite a while, but it is in very bad need of new frets, so I have been plunking away on my kids baby Martin.
At 8:24am on November 19, 2008, Brant Beene said…
Hi, Bob...the J-45 banner is a 1942, a real early one according to David Harvey at Gibson. (I was out of town yesterday and just got your question.)
Brant
At 10:33am on November 21, 2008, David Dugas said…
Hey Bob,

Congrats on the D-18! I look forward to seeing photos of it.

David
At 1:25pm on December 8, 2008, Bill Startz said…
Sweet St Annes !
Tell me about the playin..

Bill
At 6:58pm on December 9, 2008, John Bauman said…
Minner, you're killing me with these recordings. St Anne's has never been more saintly. You're inspirational, but you're killing me.

::nods::

...yup, killing me dead.
At 2:43pm on December 10, 2008, Greg Morton said…
Hi Bob,
Thanks for the welcome, glad to be a part of the flatpicking world.
Dan Miller has given us all a wonderful service so we can all connect.
Very nice guitar playing by the way. I enjoyed hearing your version of Blackberry Blossom. You have a nice style of playing.
Your Friend,
Greg Morton

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