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Water Off The Back Of A Duck

In Bluegrass music there are many songs where the only instruments played are guitar and mandolin. Many times this was heard in gospel tunes. I totally enjoy hearing a full band including fiddle, banjo, bass and dobro, but once in … Continue reading

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Baby Taylor Should Be Played

Several years ago, I was at a bluegrass camp out in Colusa, Ca, where a fellow had this nice Baby Taylor guitar, model 301-K-GB. I played it and liked the fact that it sounded great, was in such excellent condition, … Continue reading

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What’s Your Name Again?

By now you are probably aware that I have a particular passion for all things music.  Friends and family taught me long ago to appreciate all types of music from classical, to rock, folk and bluegrass.  It is easy to … Continue reading

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The Cowboy Way

It is no secret that Redding and surrounding areas like Palo Cedro or Cottonwood are places that many true cowboys (and girls) call home.  The north state is dotted with ranches and open ranges.  It is indeed another kind of … Continue reading

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What A Great Spot!

What a great spot we live in!  A “Spot” is also the short name for a Spotted Bass.  They are smaller than a Large Mouth Bass, which is usually the ones you see pictures of.  This one (not a legal … Continue reading

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The Value of a Nap!

This spring it was my joy to accompany about 20 other bluegrass pickers at the annual Wildflower Festival held up by beautiful Lake Shasta every spring.  After a good breakfast about mid-morning it is advisable to get a little rest … Continue reading

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The Music Of Possibilities

I found this story to be incredibly heart warming and inspiring. When we think of our obstacles and inabilities, just consider the music of possibilities!   Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin … Continue reading

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