Uncle John
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  • Harlan, IA
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What is your favorite slide and slide material? ( and more)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim_in_Tucson Mar 1. 122 Replies

What is your favorite…Continue

Loopers ~ What are they good and bad for?

Started this discussion. Last reply by BUGGY (C) Dec 14, 2016. 63 Replies

Will using a looper help me learn to jam with others better?Will it be a fun toy?Do you have or want one?I don't like delays in getting the music going.  Some, (bemuzic) can do a quick, smooth and…Continue

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Is this the Anonymous Pick?

Started this discussion. Last reply by RTZGUITARS Sep 14, 2016. 45 Replies

One of my CBN friends sent me this…Continue

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Vinnie & John Collaboration - co writing a song

"That phone call with Vinnie didn’t sound all that friendly , but it sure makes for a nice Witchy Get Out Of Here Blues tune Uncle! I have all the confidence Vinnie or Mark will make good on his bail bond payment. Great job guys, good tunes…"
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6-String Relic Build

"Great looking box."
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6-String Relic Build

"Kind of looks like a SNAKE"
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6-String Relic Build

"Highly crude.  Highly cool. "
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40061078-A953-4491-8049-A20827D2B837

"Very nice lines and look.  I would paint the bridge black, but many others would leave it as is.  Side fret markers?"
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(Morgan) 24" 4 string

"Wow, nice wood, shaping and heel.  And such a pretty tin."
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Gerry Thompson - Sears Guitar - R.I.P. Gerry...

"Yup.  Likeable man and sounds.  Plus I am a tenor guitar fan. RIP, Mr. T."
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Sunday AM short Gospel ~ Glory To His Name

"Sounds healthful, M.D.! Thanks, Korrigan! Thank you, Snuff."
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Sunday AM short Gospel ~ Glory To His Name

"Sounding good, Uncle John."
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Vinnie & John Collaboration - co writing a song

"It's a  alil orneryier than what you normally sing about ,hoss.I'm tryin  to give youan " edgy " vibe...hahahaha"
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Sunday AM short Gospel ~ Glory To His Name

"Nicaraguan Cigar and a Diet Dew  :-/"
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Vinnie & John Collaboration - co writing a song

"Thanks, Jim Morris!' Blues of My Own  it is, Vinnie.  Thanks for putting me on to this "
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At 3:25pm on December 9, 2017, Andries D. EKER said…

Hi is still alive for all i know He is a Harp player orignaly, play's the guitar as well lived on the same street as sonny boy Williamson, was his mentor aswell got a record deal whit VeeJay that old 20 record label so he started young,(see Pic) he's from "52, i think he got great lyrics for what i like to do!

Glad you liked it! Thanks for the Nice comments ! Greeeeettsszzz A.D.

At 2:16pm on December 9, 2017, Andries D. EKER said…

Fine lyrics,John! got any more like that for a sixer or a four?

At 11:57am on November 23, 2017, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks John !almost a ten, did not putt no holes in it !! and it still rezzonates like a hive of buzzing bee's, play's like dream

 good tone! will post vid later, my vinger tips need to heal up first, from all that gleuing ,grinding ,and cutting! are you entering this round? or are you writing on a christmas Carol? greeeeettsszz A.D.

At 8:55am on November 18, 2017, Andries D. EKER said…

YEP ! iTS SPECIAL allright, you know i hate cutting the tin you loze the rezonance, but for the looks i want i have to not sure yet, but probebly not!

Yep got lucky on that ,new recycling shop opened up near my usual one, two for the price of one !!, and as a bonus found a hole bunch of sawing machine parts from the brand i use !!! got to get me some mahogany wood now !! ggreeeettssszz A.D.

At 10:07am on November 16, 2017, StorminSteve said…

Thank you Uncle John, good to have you for a friend also, and i love your playing ! im still learning this style, and warming up to it very nicely

At 11:39am on November 1, 2017, Andries D. EKER said…

ant this was the time and Place !! thanks John !!

At 11:38am on November 1, 2017, Andries D. EKER said…

a picture tells a thousand words!

At 12:48pm on October 31, 2017, John Kramme said…

it was actually more simple than i thought ...i just had to open my eyes, it was right in front of me ;-)

At 12:22pm on October 31, 2017, John Kramme said…

about the music player ...i've found it and it works now ;-)

At 12:19pm on October 31, 2017, John Kramme said…

agree, nice to get a cbn friend ...thanks

the app i'm talking about is the one running in the left side of the screen, plying your music :-) where do i get it ? it must be an add on

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2 short stories - one is CBG relatted. A 2 pager and a 3 pager

Posted on January 15, 2017 at 11:30am 21 Comments

Forty Ounce Feller's Crossbreed Bonanza

2015 - A Goodland County Story By John Bolton

Forty Ounce Feller is an ex con, a…

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1936 Oklahoma License Plate ~ 1 page fiction (short story)

Posted on January 12, 2017 at 4:00pm 22 Comments

Oklahoma 1936 License Plate #134-651      By John Bolton

I was made in late 1935 in the Oklahoma State Prison at Mc Alester. I was black with yellow letters. I was issued in Goodland County in 1936 and bolted on the rear of a gray and black 31' Ford coupe with a rumble seat. I couldn't see where we were going, but when the dust wasn't too bad, I could see where we'd been.

The Ford belonged to Gibson. He had a place in…

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Jake Leg - A very short story

Posted on January 5, 2017 at 10:30am 22 Comments

Note:  I am working on a collection of short and very short stories that all tie together in a fictional place called Goodland County Oklahoma.   Some are music related and some feature CBGs.   I appreciate your comments, good, bad and corrective.

Jake Leg   by John Bolton

Goodland County, Oklahoma, 1931

The Two Two Store sat two miles east of Corley on a dirt road. There was a good sized open room with pot…

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This Old Guitar - 2 page fiction story by Uncle John

Posted on March 21, 2016 at 4:00pm 48 Comments

This Old Guitar  By Uncle John
I put my old Silvertone guitar up for sale and advertised it at a hundred dollars in the local Penny Saver. A young guy called about it then came to the house. He could play some. Not stuff I'd ever heard, but not bad stuff. He asked me, “Is there any wiggle room on the hundred? I'd have to…
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