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Spike commented on Nigel McTrustry's video

Nigel McTrustry's Original Yellow Dog

"The musical depiction of a bar-room brawl between Muddy Waters, Angus Young and T-Model Ford in a lowdown Brisbane juke joint. Bonzer!"
Aug 21, 2017
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Jul 27, 2017
Spike commented on smojo's group The Brits are coming
"Can echo Keith 66's comments. Good venue, handy parking and I can second the recommendation for Jivans Balti! Great evening gig with highlights being CBJ and his band, and the extraordinary Dusk Brothers. BTW Keith 66 if I've got the right…"
Feb 26, 2017
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Hubcap Guitar - Junk Yard Blues

"Foggin' lovely! Cool guitar and nice playing."
Nov 27, 2016
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"I'm feelin' floored by Floyd! A stunning piece of work; kudos!"
Nov 22, 2016
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Pure Primal Shovel - First Look

"Looks like all the hard work 'S PADE off...."
Nov 10, 2016
Spike commented on dogfinger steve's video

Dogfinger Steve 1 - Staxtonbury 3 July 2015

"Great to see you back on the Nation's radar again, Steve! This is my kind of blues - simple,raw and powerful. Good stuff!"
Nov 10, 2016
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The Cheapo Chinese CB Guitar

"Jim, you make the Playable Little Piece of Crap® guitar sound real sweet!"
Dec 7, 2015
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Mudpuppy Blues Duo-Boogie

"Oui!!!!!  Ja!!!!!"
Sep 16, 2015
Spike commented on Jason Mills's video

Tree Spirit Diddley Bow

"Sounds like the Green Man having a jam session in the deep, dark forest ... spookily good!"
Aug 19, 2015
Spike commented on Shane Speal shanespeal.com's video

KM Williams and Washboard Jackson - "Meet you at the Station"

"Stunningly good ...... For those who, like Uncle John, are missing Washboard Jackson's washboard in this video, the following should make amends: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=lkWXA9eiy5c"
Aug 9, 2015
Spike commented on Dave David's video

License Plates Gtr

"Great playing and I like the warm mellow sound of that 3-stringer!"
Jun 8, 2015
Spike commented on bemuzic's video

A Caravan In Yarmouth In The 60's - on Cigar Box Guitar

"By 'eck, flippin' redolent that is! You can almost taste the dandelion & burdock and smell the aniseed balls!"
Jun 6, 2015
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Jun 6, 2015
Spike commented on Tim Covey's video

"Bring It On Home" on Cigar Box Guitar - Tim Covey

"Outstanding stuff Tim, well done! You've inspired me to have a go at this myself - though it won't sound as good as you! PS for Willie Dixon fans: Tim's version is a nice lo-fi contrast my other favourite cover of this classic - the…"
May 16, 2015
Spike commented on Shane Speal shanespeal.com's video

Brushy One String - One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer

""Never in the field of human music was so much played on so little to so many." Winston S. Churchill. (Notable cigar box user)"
Mar 20, 2015

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At 9:12am on June 12, 2014, Andries D. EKER said…

thanks spike for the complement! pretty sturdy rocker that hawkins did not know him, kind of a crossover between mark bolan and framton in the early days thanks again glad you liked it! Greeetsszzzz!

At 7:17pm on July 10, 2013, Kenneth Wilson Hale said…

Thanks for watching and listening, spike, or should I say, Sir Spike? Ken Hale

At 7:25pm on May 12, 2013, darren brown said…

thanks spike .

At 4:50am on August 2, 2012, Marcie Harding said…

It was a few years ago at my sisters wedding !! the most glam I've ever looked ...normally like a bag lady walking the dog!!!

At 4:21pm on September 8, 2011, Keni Lee Burgess said…

Thank you Klaatu for your kind words. Please check out this Playlist:


At 3:20pm on September 8, 2011, dogfinger steve said…
thanks, i think the song was written by finbar saunders....hoot hoot:0)
At 1:06pm on August 22, 2011, dogfinger steve said…
cheers mate, shirley hadn't heard it before this gig n she thought a was a seasick cover lol:0)
At 1:33pm on July 1, 2011, dogfinger steve said…
not sure about the parafin.... antifreeze now theres a mans drink but really hard to rhyme:0)
At 6:04pm on June 29, 2011, dogfinger steve said…
thanks for yr comments, feel free to cover the song... would love to hear that:0)
At 10:51am on May 21, 2011, Roosterman said…

Hiya mate,

Glad you still playing - I often wonder how life turns out for my guitars once they move on to another home. No problem at all with sending you a taller nut. All I need is the length and height of the current nut, if thats possible?

Im actually away for a week as of tomorrow, but soon as I get back Il sort it.

Best PM me your address too

All the best



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