Jim Morris
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Jim Morris's Discussions

Non CB instruments

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kenneth Lindahl Apr 1, 2020. 6 Replies

I sure hope no one minds me posting non CB instruments. About half my builds are CB related and the other half is stuff like cooke tins,salad bowls and whatever. This is just a real good way to keep…Continue

Festivals

Started Jul 27, 2012 0 Replies

Just wondering if any other cigar boxers out there attend festivals like the Appalachian String Band (Clifftop) Festival which happens this coming week? Acoustic music - mostly traditional but with…Continue

Video Cams

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ron "Oily" Sprague Jun 11, 2012. 1 Reply

My old camera's doing some strange things to the vid's I try to post. Any recommendations for one that does a good job in the $100 range?Continue

 

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"Heartfelt tribute Jim! A beautiful reminder of how Dave influenced us here at CBN."
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"Bew tee full, Jim.  Just right.  Thanks and God bless."
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"Good to see you Jim I only wish it was for a different reason. You have painted a nice picture of our friend here. Simple Sweet and  cup of coffee in the garden. Really gonna miss him he was Specials."
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"Lovely tribute Jim. Dave was inspirational to me and shined with his artistic light. Prayers that he is surrounded by love and joy in Heaven and reunited with his daughter Ivy."
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"Nicely played all around. A toast - that’s what’s needed now."
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Hobo’s Lullaby - repost of our recently departed friend.

"Dammit, now I'm wiping away tears as the song ends."
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For Dave

Our friend Dave was an artist, a potter, a musician and a maker of cigar box guitars. He was a story teller par excellence and a kind, gentle soul. I'm toast...
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Jim Morris replied to Uncle John's discussion Dave Lynas needs prayer and good thoughts and wishes
"Sending up prayers for Dave. He is a wonderfully talented person with a kind and generous soul. "
Sep 7
Jim Morris replied to Slowpaw Steve T's discussion CIGAR BOX NATION CHRISTMAS ALBUM 2020
"I just sent you an mp3 of my Christmas Dram song. Hope it made the deadline! Thank you for doing this album once again Steven!"
Dec 21, 2020

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Never know!

Posted on December 5, 2018 at 12:18pm 9 Comments

A while back a fellow came into my shop in WV while visiting his parents who live nearby. He purchased a Gourd Banjo and CB Fiddle, my two highest priced items, saying he was a musician and composer from California. I got nosy and looked him up. This is him!!

https://ianhoneyman.com/home/biography/

Well dammit

Posted on January 22, 2018 at 9:40pm 16 Comments

Lost two friends today within 24 hours. One was a well known rockabilly guitarist and bass player for Danny Gatton and the Fat Boys.  Billy Hancock used to come to my gigs and be real supportive of what I was playing.

https://youtu.be/DhiFmYHKK2U

The second friend was less well known but we played gigs together since we were teenagers. Here's to you Chuck B

Excellent book about the history of diddley bows

Posted on May 17, 2017 at 10:35pm 1 Comment

https://homemadeblues.wordpress.com/e-book/

Guys, if you have any interest in diddley bows and the history of instruments check out this fine book by Phil Thomas. The link takes you to a free ebook that's quite informative and interesting. His video Desert Surfin' has…

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$9.99 Violin?

Posted on May 20, 2016 at 1:21pm 12 Comments

http://www.ebay.com/itm/4-4-Full-Size-Natural-Acoustic-Violin-Fiddle-With-Case-Row-Rosin-Wood-Color-New-/262446511813?hash=item3d1b07f6c5:g:344AAOSwrXdXKAvm

How in the world? I came across this on ebay and thought it must be a misprint. Violin, case, bow, rosin and free shipping from Belgium. How is…

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At 1:43pm on June 5, 2020, RTZGUITARS said…

HI Jim,
 I noticed a void on the front page so I  stopped by. I see your last post is mid April, hope all is well with you and your family. Crazy crazy days

At 8:42pm on November 15, 2018, Poorness Studios said…

Hey man. Great to meet you at Speal's as well. That cookie tin banjo you made was awesome! Thanks for brining it.

At 5:51pm on September 27, 2018, A.D.EKER said…

Hello Jim ! im glad you liked it, greeettsszz A.D.

At 2:29pm on June 1, 2018, Kevin Perlic said…

I thought so too but, when I tried to send you a message you didn't appear in the list.  Anyway, I know you are a busy fella but let me know if you are interested in the Fade to Black tune.  AP says you are the perfect guy and he has plans for a video as well. I don't have any time table on it, just at your leisure if you are interested.

At 3:57pm on May 8, 2018, A.D.EKER said…

Hi There Jim Thanks for your Kind words ! Greeeeettszz  A.D.

At 12:17pm on March 8, 2018, A.D.EKER said…

Thanks Jim ! yep balance is the key ! not to much, and not to little ! glad you liked it ! gREEEEETTSSS ZZZ a.d.

At 1:41pm on March 3, 2018, A.D.EKER said…

Thanks Jim ! are you releasing on a Major  or a Indipendent label? and is it all free in your place to realease any kind of record? pay any sucsession rights?  how many are gonna press 500-1000 ? what is custumary in your place ?

At 11:11am on January 7, 2018, A.D.EKER said…

Thanks Jim i Made 65 so if thats in your Range ! You are, your older? and John & Wes are Younger?i know that James is in my range, and AGP # from down under , but there must be more ! Thanks for the like and greeetings ! A.D.

At 7:31am on December 4, 2017, A.D.EKER said…

Thanks Jim! pleased whit your kind like ! Greeeeettssszz A.D.

At 1:05pm on November 15, 2017, jeffrey ross said…

Well Jim,

Based on the number of variables involved I think I will forward your pricing info. I may try to do a fiddle build but would have to fine tune my skills before a sellable one is complete. My customer is looking for Christmas. What is your lead time and what info would you need?

Thanks,

Jeff

 
 
 

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Eleanor Rigby (Beatles cover)

"A heartfelt song and performance.Thanks so much for todays inspiration.Love it."
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"Thanks so much ,gang.Used to play this a long time ago when I was a twelve string balladeer..Tryin…"
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"A very tasteful and fitting tribute Rope! Dave’s creative contributions and interactions will…"
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