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Dave Siler commented on Downtown Freddy Brown's video
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Wreck of the Costa Concordia

"That is some very impressive songwriting! Fantastic, Gord would love it; you should send it to him."
Jun 21
Dave Siler commented on Kelley Hatlee's video
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Aura Lee - Hatlee Band - Aura Lee instrumental video with lyrics

"Very nice, clean, rendition of this old civil war song, and the tone of your guitars is great! (You know that Elvis recorded this in the 1950's as "Love Me Tender?")  Wish I had  ason to pick with!"
Jun 21
Dave Siler commented on Derek's video
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Ragtime Annie

"This has been my favorite flatpicking/fiddle sine I first heard Doc Watson do it 55 years ago! Your rendition is more than excellent! Guess I'll just have to keep practicing until I get it right!"
Jun 21
Dave Siler commented on Derek's video
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Danny Boy

"Neat! I have 0015M, along with D28HVR, D35, and most recently, DR Centennial. Martin is the very best!:-)"
Jun 20
Dave Siler commented on Derek's video
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Danny Boy

"Very nice!!!! Is that Martin 0015M?"
Jun 19
Dave Siler left a comment for Ralph Schut
"Ralph, I learned more from your videos in two hours last night than i have learned in the past 6 months!! Thanks so much for your very excellent efforts. All fabulous stuff, especially the cross-picking.  Sie Sind Hollandisch. Sprechen Sie…"
Jun 19
Dave Siler left a comment for Andreas Fox
"Guten Tag, mein Freund. Was fur ein guitar spielen Sie? Gruss Gott, Dve Siler"
Jun 19
Dave Siler commented on Paige Anderson's group Martin Guitar Owners
"Have owned D28VR, (80's) D35, (70's )  0015 (early 2000's) and recently bought DR Centennial, marking first century of Dreadnaught production. Has Martin VTS artificially aged top and braces. Greatest sound I have ever heard! I…"
Jun 18
Dave Siler joined Paige Anderson's group
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Martin Guitar Owners

Here is a group for people who have Martin Guitars, or is looking for one, or if you just really like Martin Guitars!
Jun 18
Dave Siler commented on Louis Ruoti's video
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Tennessee Waltz - Flatpick Guitar - Louis Ruoti

"Fabulous, Louis. Pee Wee King's brother,  Gene, Used to run a rare record shop in Louisville some 40 years ago. Johnnie Cash's daughter cut an album entitled "King's Record Store" Magnificent job on a great tune for…"
Jun 18
Dave Siler posted a status
"Just received new Martin DR Centennial, marking first century of Dreadnaught. Has Martin VINTAGE TONE SYSTEM, what a beast!!!"
Jun 18
Dave Siler posted a status
"Just found Dutch piker Ralph Schut her. Has taught me more tonight thtn I have learned in the past year. Fabulous picker. Thanks, Ralph!"
Jun 18
Dave Siler is now a member of Flatpicking Guitar Network
May 1

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Favorite Flatpickers
Doc Watson, Norman Blake, Wayne Henderson, Dan Crary, Maybelle Carter
Favorite Flatpicking Tunes
Ragtime Annie, Bonaparte Crossing the Rhine, Liberty, St. Anne's Reel, Lost Indian, Cory is Gone, Bury Me Beneath the Willow, Wildwood Flower, Red Wing, Under the Double Eagle, Strayaway Child and a million others
Favorite Guitars
Martin, Henderson, Huss & Dalton, Larivee, Taylor
Tell us more about yourself (place a Bio here if you wish)
Got first guitar at age seven, Started listening to Joan Baez, Doc Watson, and Carter Family when I was 13, First heard Mississippi John Hurt and Ian & Sylvia in college. Love flatpicking and fingerpicking equally. In broadcasting in Louisville in early 70's and emceed Bluegrass Festival of The United States on radio, TV, and on stage for several years. Have owned a bazillion guitars. Since I retired 7 years ago, I practice 3 or 4 hours each day, just cuz I love it
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