Posts Tagged ‘Steel Guitar’
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.
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.
The Steel Guitar Hall Of Fame website is a great place to visit. The Hall Of Fame is located in St. Louis Missouri, on the opposite side of the state from our town of Windsor Missouri.
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.
In our educational series we feature the Carter Starter steel guitar. This is a nine minute video that features the specifics of the Carter Starter. My wife and I recently found two Carter Starter steel guitars at the Musician’s Friend clearance center in Kansas City Missouri. We looked at both of them carefully. One was missing the CD, and the other was missing a pedal. (That’s why it is the clearance center.) Why the people at Musician’s Friend didn’t make one good one out of two bad ones escapes me.
He played steel guitar for Hank Williams and was part of Hanks band. Long-time steel guitar player Don Helms passed away at the age of 81. Don Helms, who died of a heart attack on August 11, was born in 1927 in Alabama, and grew up listening to the sound of steel guitars on the weekly radio broadcast of the Grand Ole Opry.
In our educational series we invite you to see Jim Eaton explain the pedal steel guitar and the dobro. He plays both and shows you a six-neck steel guitar from the late 1940′s as he introduces the pedal steel guitar. This is an informative video.