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Favorite Flatpickers
so so many
Tim Stafford, Kenny Smith, Brad Davis, to keep the list top three
Favorite Flatpicking Tunes
traditional bluegrass, anything Alison Kraus does or Blue Highway records
Tell us more about yourself (place a Bio here if you wish)
I'm a CPA practice owner and a bluegrass fanatic. I love this genre and try to keep up the latest as much as possible.
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When I was a young man, I loved the guitar, self taught, 18, would play until my hands bled, then put bandages on my fingertips and play some more



This should have told me something, but it didn't.



I always played somewhat after that, but had to make room for career, family, church, money, so my music side took a back seat. My Martin was always there, it should have told me something then, but it didn't.



I'm now 56, smitten with a passion for bluegrass, guitar,… Continue

Posted on August 9, 2009 at 11:30am

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At 3:28am on May 9, 2008, Tim Stafford said…
Hi Walt! Thanks so much for the kind words. Good to be on here with ya.
Tim
At 9:16am on September 28, 2009, Jeff Morrison said…
Hi Walter,

Sorry I am so late in responding but work takes me around the globe and I honestly have not sat down in front of a computer (for fun that is) since early September. Anyway, good to have another friend.
Best regards,
Jeff Morrison
At 2:34pm on October 17, 2009, Philip W. Collins said…
Thanks Walter. I've been really enjoying a couple of bluegrass jams in Frankfort. 45 mins from home but worth the drive. Also see you're a Blue Highway fan. I just got turned on to them a few weeks back and really love Lonesome Pine (the whole cd and the song). Check out DownHomeGuitars.com for the jam info as well as for some incredible guitars. Tom Smith, the owner, is a fellow picker and rather than just satisfying his GAS attacks with buying a guitar now and then, Tom decided to open a guitar store instead. He took over hosting the Steve Kaufman workshop from me a few years ago. Great guy and a tremendous store.
At 2:37pm on October 17, 2009, Philip W. Collins said…
Forgot to make disclaimer about Tom's store, etc. Tom has become a good friend an his store really is awesome!

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