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  1. Texas Blues

    If you could only have one amp one guitar and no pedals. What is it?

    Doesn't have to be a Gibson. For me its a '54 GT and a 5e3. Beat that y'all!
  2. Texas Blues

    What is your favorite album of all time?

    I love all the blues Kings. BB. Freddy. Albert. And all the old guys like Muddy. Howlin' Wolf. Robert Johnson. Lightnin' Hopkins. Love Jimi. Zep. Yardbirds. Love ZZ Top and Stevie Ray Vaughn. And other stuff like Koss and Sean Costello. I 'specially love grunge. Soundgarden on top of all...
  3. Texas Blues

    The best theme song ever.

    Is Hawaii Five O. I grew up with Combat and Vic Morrow, Twelve O'Clock High, Dragnet, Wagon Train and so many others. But this was my favorite. The best turn around in the history of television or film. Jack Lord rocked! <iframe width="560" height="315"...
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    Who sold more basses?

    Like the thread about Les Pauls. This one is about the bass. Who sold more? Jack Bruce. John Paul Jones. Paul McCartney. Jaco Pastorius. Stanley Clarke. Noel Redding. John Entwisle. Duck Dunn. Steve Harris. Les Claypool. Cliff Burton. Willie Dixon. Flea. Bootsy Collins. Chris...
  5. Texas Blues

    Flying V's Galore.

    I have 2 Gibson V's both modded with p90's. And Bigsby's. But I love this flick.... <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/nssw7O_MXbA" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"...
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    Who sold more Les Pauls?

    Eric Clapton Mike Bloomfield Jeff Beck Billy Gibbons Jimmy Page Ace Frehley Slash I'm gonna' go with Ace on this one. What say y'all?
  7. Texas Blues

    You never get old. You get better!

    Dec 27 2019. The day I turned 61 years old. And then. I came across this. <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/6wkCsnFRuwg" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen=""></iframe> Grandma...
  8. Texas Blues

    Could you audition for this band?

    They send you this demo. To see if you've got what it takes. <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/UDfAdHBtK_Q" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen=""></iframe> Well do ya?
  9. Texas Blues

    Who's busking?

    Back in the day of the dinosaur and white buffalo. The 80's in Seattle that is. I busked with a cheapass Fender acoustic. At Pike Place Market. Got the badge/permit and ever 'thang. Played by the pig. Pike and Western. And first lower level. That was when Artis the Spoonman came around...
  10. Texas Blues

    Pignose 7-100

    I currently have 2. One from the 80's. Another from early 2000's. I had one from the 70's but don't know what happened to it. I love those little amps. I've even gigged it several times solo. A while back I wanted to get another but couldn't find them any where. I want a tweed one. Looks...
  11. Texas Blues

    Why I learned to play guitar. Because women.

    Since I was born. I was an entertainer. Wanted attention. Wanted to be somebody. Playing clarinet in 1969 in 6th grade. Trying to get next to Maureen Bondy wasn't cutting it. I sucked. Later I tried piano. I sucked even more. And then. I discovered. At 17. If I could learn guitar...
  12. Texas Blues

    Elliot Easton.

    There was a time. That I thought I could play guitar. <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/VXHb_FDBY44" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen=""></iframe> Screw you Mr. Easton. For making...
  13. Texas Blues

    Unknown Hinson and Ed King.

    I recommend. Drinking heavily. Before watching this flick for maximum enjoyment. The King vs. The Kang. <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/bNp-nXke_Dk" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"...
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    R. Lee Ermey is dead.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R._Lee_Ermey He wasn't even an actor when he gave one of the greatest cinematic performances of all time. RIP Gunny. <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/wlcuPNv8Od8" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; encrypted-media"...
  15. Texas Blues

    Who did it best?

    The king of cool? <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/1Sq6_NVrKes" frameborder="0" gesture="media" allow="encrypted-media" allowfullscreen=""></iframe> Or this guy. The king of kickass. <iframe width="560" height="315"...
  16. Texas Blues

    Chris and Chester

    I hate what they've done. I loved the music they made. <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/PPRdLXBj3Jk" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen=""></iframe> Lord have mercy.
  17. Texas Blues

    Joe B's Tone Tips

    I reckon this should be a sticky for Les Pauls and guitars in general. Joe 'splain's and show's eggzackly like it's done. Thank you sir! <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/ZkGCvLstPrE" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
  18. Texas Blues

    The I Love Jimi Thread

    I love Jimi. I can't play like him, never will, and I don't have talent. But I can dream. How many dreams has this man inspired? <iframe width="420" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/pRg9h-XCHKs" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> Now what y'all got? Post up your Jimi...
  19. Texas Blues

    Greg Koch!!!!

    I've been watching Greg Koch and his most excellente' of cool vids ala Wildwood for a good while now. Ran across this gem of snippets. <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/7eXGbux7DCY" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> I swear I passed half a cheese...
  20. Texas Blues

    I want a '59 Tweed Bassman

    But I can't afford a real '59. So what about the Fender RI's? The Tweed LTD? "its too loud." "its not a real '59 bassman." "too heavy." "you'll poke your eye out!" "5881's suck." "the Jensen's suck." "Sounds like shit with a Les Paul." "you need pedals with that amp." "sounds like...
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