Posts Tagged ‘Bobbe Seymour’
From the desk of Bobbe Seymour: I’ll never forget one of the greatest bands I ever worked with in my life. It was great in many ways. The uniforms we wore would put Hank Thompson’s band to shame. The arrangements were extremely complex and great.
From the desk of Bobbe Seymour: I have been asked, as have many players, what got me started being a musician. Well, I have the answer. It’s not just an answer, but also a recommendation. It is to find a very simple instrument to play, like ukulele or a four string guitar, better known as a tenor guitar.
From the desk of Bobbe Seymour: I’m talking about the forties, fifties and early sixties here. The best way to find a job at a six night a week club was to go around to the clubs or check with every musician you could find and see if he knew of anything.
From the desk of Bobbe Seymour: I have been getting many questions lately about an oddity of style guitar that Sho-Bud built in the early seventies. David Jackson built several of them on an experimental basis for players in Nashville.
Catch up on your favorite stars of country music. Published each week or so and all new, this is The Roundup #6, with music news and behind the scenes material from the world of traditional country music. This edition features an international section for the first time.
From the desk of Bobbe Seymour: Because of hundreds of inquiries concerning the production of the Rhythmatic steel guitar instrumental album that was released a couple of years ago, I will take a couple of newsletters to explain many questions that I have received on this subject.
Trace Adkins’ tour bus was involved in an accident early Saturday morning around 9:30 am in north Louisiana. The bus was in route to a concert in Bossier City when a pickup truck crossed the center line into the tour bus. The driver and passenger in the pickup truck were killed upon impact. Adkins was not on the bus. Band members were taken to the hospital and will be fine but are pretty banged up. (photo courtesy of WTVF News Channel 5)
Here’s some steel guitar news from Bobbe Seymour. Bobby reports “The way we hear it the Carter company and the three levels of steel guitars that were manufactured by Carter, are now gone and totally out of business.” Here is the rest of Bobbe’s breaking news:
Steel guitarist Bobbe Seymour sent this advice for steel guitar players. He said “I keep getting questions from everybody on how to set the Boss Digital Delay unit. It’s very simple. You set them where they sound the best when you play. I like to set them different for different tones and different tempos.
Steel guitar player Bobbe Seymour sent an interesting note today to let us know about a unique event in the Nashville and Hendersonville Tenneessee area.