"I am so very sad and sorry to see only 98 members here; out of all the must-be millions of fans worldwide. If you're reading my comment, right now, and you haven't, at least taken the time to invite friends here to share, well, shame on…"
Tony Rice; Doc`n`Merle Watson; Clarence White; Ricky Skaggs; Emma Smith; Pat Flynn; James Alan Shelton; David Parmley; Larry Sparks; Keith Whitley, Michael Lyzenga, and more to be added later.
Favorite Flatpicking Tunes
"Blackberry Blossom;" "Me and My Guitar," "Tipper," "Wildwood Flower," and more to be added later.
Tell us more about yourself (place a Bio here if you wish)
Writing since age nine; honor student; student council; peer counselor; Freelancing own writing-photographs; traveled extensively. Music Entertainment Editor; published internationally; fourth-generation Bluegrass Music Family; Celebrity Photojournalist; first President of Keith Whitley Fan Club; Senior Citizens' Advocate since 1966; studied Music Appreciation, Psychology, Speech, Drama, and 6-Y English Major. Because I have always promoted the Bluegrass State of Kentucky, Bluegrass music, and devoted 60 hours each month as a Spiritual volunteer, Governor Paul E. Patton commissioned me Y-2002 as an Honorable Kentucky Colonel, Highlands Museum, U.S. 23 Country Music Highway, Ashland Terrace Newsletter, Bill Van Bibber _ Tri-State News & Entertainment as Entertainment Editor, wrote Liner Notes for Gospel singer-songwriter-friend Emma Smith for new songbook and "Coal Dust to Country Sunshine" CD on Old Homestead, Co-wrote Review of "My Songbook - Emma Smith," with Lori O'Dell, shared One-Liners for artists such as The Rarely Heard Bluegrass Band, Randall Hylton & His One Man Show, wrote my own column Carol's Country Music Community for The Appalachian News Emporium, worked as a Stringer-Freelancer with The Lincoln County Line, wrote Liner Notes for Larry Rice's Rebel CD: "Clouds Over Carolina," Bluegrass Profiles for Bluegrass Canada, write for CBA Newsletter, Bluegrass Unlimited, Southern Country Bluegrass, Press Secretary to BGDJ Judy Masters-Topping, Press Agent of the Flatboat Project with Captain Béla K. Berty, and more.
"I have a left handed Blue Chip TAD 3R 40 pick and I find it a great pick to use, no scraping and quick on the strings. The only problem is that the tone is quite bass-y which is great for lead picking or Mandolin but not so good for rhythm…"
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Howdy. I'm a guitar maker and I got an inquiry from one Tim Allred on my contact form that I use on my website to try to cut down on spam. Unfortunately he didn't give a phone number and he gave an email address that will accept messages only from addresses that are on his list--which obviously mine is not. So my messages have all been returned to me. There are many Tim Allreds around. I noticed that this site has a member by that name, who is clearly interested in guitars, so I though…See More