We lost early CBN good guy, Wes Carl on Friday

Wes was one of the early CBN folks, CBG makers and was well known for his suitcase amps and amps in general. The blue amp was a skate case amp that I had from Wes and later passed on to Downtown Vinnie.

Wes was from Pennsylvania and retired to North Carolina maybe 5-6 years ago. He loved his wife, Kathy, and all his family. He played dobro and CBG dobro with a church group and loved to fish. He lost a long battle to a blood cancer. God bless him and those that care about him.

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Comment by bemuzic on December 9, 2022 at 2:36am

 Only just heard. Another good one gone. I remember Wes right back from when I first got into CBG's. Loved his suitcase amp builds. Seems he had a good life and good family around him. Knowing he was ill he seemed to make the most of the time he had, enjoying music, fishing and good food. Condolences to his family

Comment by Randy S. Bretz on December 5, 2022 at 11:53pm

Prayers to his family, another great builder has passed away. 

Comment by Gary W aka Rev. Bluejeans on December 5, 2022 at 11:11am

Wow - sad to hear this.  We've unfortunately lost a few original CBN-types this year.  I'm sure he'll be sorely missed by his family and many friends.  Take solace in the belief that he's reunited with other friends and family, playing on amps that turn up to 11.  RIP, Wes...

Comment by AGP # on December 5, 2022 at 9:55am

Very Sad to hear of another long time CBN member passing on, R.I.P. Wes Carl  ;-{ 

Comment by Uncle John on December 5, 2022 at 9:08am

Wes would appreciate the remembrance and nice commens.

Comment by Jerry Jordan on December 5, 2022 at 9:07am

I remember Wes and his amps. Nice stuff. I always thought he looked like a long lost brother. RIP Wes, I hope you're up there jamming with the best!!

Comment by A.D.EKER on December 5, 2022 at 9:06am

Geeaaassz  Thats to bad !! my condoleses to his wife and famely! Thanks BrianQ for posting !

Comment by T-Gripped on December 5, 2022 at 8:43am

Sincere condolences to his family and loved ones.

Comment by BrianQ. on December 5, 2022 at 7:58am

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