Category Archives: Music

My acoustic guitars

I now have two acoustic guitars, a mid 1970’s Toyota and an early 1970’s Harmony Stella.  They are both inexpensively made guitars and both were given to me.  The Toyota while in high school and just recently, the Harmony.  They … Continue reading

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String tension

I’ve been thinking about how much I miss playing a short scale guitar.  The Harmony Bobkat I had back in the day was a 24″ scale and due to this, the strings were very “slinky” and easy to depress.  This … Continue reading

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More tele upgrades

I’ve gotten a few more things done to the telecaster.  First, chrome knobs.  I never did care for the black ones that had been on it.  These ones came from a Squire P-Bass my brother picked up for a project, … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n Roll

Vaughn and I have a standing father/son time every weekend in the morning playing guitar.  Recently he has started to play with me, clicking the button on an old stomp box I made back in college.  This morning I decided … Continue reading

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Fralin Tele Splits

Someday I’m going to upgrade my tele, and when I do, it will have these cool Fralin’s on it:

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Christmas music from the Brothers Raymond

2005: “Angels (Isaacs) We Have Heard On High” – Isaac Raymond 2006: “A Maine Christmas Song” – The Raymond Brothers 2006: “A Maine Christmas Song – Banter Track” – The Raymond Brothers 2007: “Little Drummer Boy” – The Raymond Brothers … Continue reading

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Hot Rod Tele – my way

I’ve been into Tele’s for a few years now and have always loved the wood grain look of the ash bodies with butterscotch finish.  I also am a huge fan of humbuckers, tele bridges (single coil slant bridge “plate”), brass … Continue reading

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Siravo – “Stigma”

Siravo has just released their new video, “Stigma.”  My brother is the bassist, rock on!

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Favorite guitarists

Short list of favorite guitarists (in no particular order): Eric Clapton B.B. King Synyster Gates Brad Paisley Tom Scholtz Jeremy Popoff

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Brick Church Concerts – Native Oak

Native Oak will be playing on June 28th at 7pm as part of the 2014 Brick Church concert series.  Tickets are $10 at the door, children under 5 are free.  All are welcome.  Proceeds benefit the Church general fund. ** … Continue reading

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