Uncle John
  • 68, Male
  • Harlan, IA
  • United States
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First Annual Sunny California VIRTUAL CBG & Roots Music Fest ~ February 2nd until ????

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Sundberg Feb 21, 2018. 174 Replies

You, my friends are cordially invited  to the First Annual Sunny California VIRTUAL CBG & Roots Music Fest(Note: as used here, virtual means IMAGINARY). This is a potluck meal, so please bring a…Continue

What is your favorite slide and slide material? ( and more)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim_N Mar 1, 2017. 122 Replies

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Loopers ~ What are they good and bad for?

Started this discussion. Last reply by BUGGY (C) Dec 14, 2016. 63 Replies

Will using a looper help me learn to jam with others better?Will it be a fun toy?Do you have or want one?I don't like delays in getting the music going.  Some, (bemuzic) can do a quick, smooth and…Continue

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"Thunderous guitar from the mountain tops Uncle! Very touching and heartfelt, man you get the message out in a very special way. Of course you’ll have center stage Sunday AM, that will certainly be one of the highlights of this years Festival.…"
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Lefty

"Deadly good.  Loooong slider."
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"He has a bit of a mean look in his eye.  Put on eye protection and guard your hens."
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"Really good, Dave!"
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Full acoustic

"It came out beautiful!  More!"
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Multiple choice photo title (below)

""Hat time", as in time to put on our hats and blow this popsicle stand."
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How to build a cigar box diddley bow

"Diddleys are a good place to start building.  My two poor diddeys feel neglected.   I have kind of a rare one made by Pick and this Hudson Terraplane hubcap diddley with a n Elmar pickup."
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Needed Time

"Too large I think. How do you and other folks record? I appreciate your comment(s) yesterday evening."
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Needed Time

"I'd like to hear it.  I don't know how to post from an I phone.   Some folks do it, but not every one can view it when done that way.  I think you just click on videos, get to the video section and click on add."
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At 12:59pm on January 17, 2019, Daniel Walter said…

Thank you sir. !

At 5:55pm on January 11, 2019, Andries D. EKER said…

It gives me room to move John ,cose when you do all four, and the ohio sax

all at the same time ,that mic stay's in front of you and it takes both the Harp & vocals so im glad how that worked out ,it took only 5 min whit the bandsaw ,some fast drying acrillic paint ,ducktape,drilling a hole and whalla, to keep it in place i cut rubber bands from a bicycle innertube and the hole thing came together in less than a hour ! now is the thing to get it all recorded in a decent way! im thinking separate Vid and audio & then remix ,but ill have to give it a go ! thanks for your kind comments on the subject !! Greeeeeettssz A.D.

At 12:40pm on January 10, 2019, Andries D. EKER said…

Taking the Mickey out of it again Ye UJ !its POOR BOY ,no ohio dialect Poe Boy! But im smilling,you did know , but there is not a thing on the Nation that escapes your attension , if i did not knew any better i say you was Gitty!(meaNING A gO gETTER )lol

At 6:55pm on January 7, 2019, BrianQ. said…

Thanx uncle, I’m hoping they’ll feel welcome enough to join in on the festivities?

At 5:02am on December 24, 2018, Larry Ratliff said…

Yes, I'm starting the CBG revolution down here in NW Florida, thanks for all your help Uncle John.

At 10:30am on December 22, 2018, Nancy kat said…

Merry Christmas Uncle John and Linda and fur kids! Meow^..^

At 9:58am on December 22, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

No its not what im saying,you allways take the mickey out of things ,cant tell you any thing Paper tiger ! must be because your favorit Indian is no more around to clasch heads whit ! is my englisch writing that Bad that you,have to school me ?Mule's are a Texas Treasure look em up and see for your self ! and for that mater i dont mind beiing one! couse it shows im stubborn,and im proud to be !! Are you A; Pleased.?are you B;Displeased?  LOL Seasons Greeeettsszzz A.D.

At 5:26pm on December 19, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

We Wisch you & yours Happy Day's and a Great NEW Year ! whenever you are ready for it ! Seasonal Greeeetinggssszzz   A.D.

At 2:58pm on December 15, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

THANKS uj ! THAT WAS EXSPECTED SO I MADE IT A LITTLE LONGER! Thanks for your comments there UJ ! appriciated !

At 5:31pm on December 12, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Uncle John's Blog

2 short stories - one is CBG relatted. A 2 pager and a 3 pager

Posted on January 15, 2017 at 11:30am 20 Comments

Forty Ounce Feller's Crossbreed Bonanza

2015 - A Goodland County Story By John Bolton

Forty Ounce Feller is an ex con, a…

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1936 Oklahoma License Plate ~ 1 page fiction (short story)

Posted on January 12, 2017 at 4:00pm 21 Comments

Oklahoma 1936 License Plate #134-651      By John Bolton

I was made in late 1935 in the Oklahoma State Prison at Mc Alester. I was black with yellow letters. I was issued in Goodland County in 1936 and bolted on the rear of a gray and black 31' Ford coupe with a rumble seat. I couldn't see where we were going, but when the dust wasn't too bad, I could see where we'd been.

The Ford belonged to Gibson. He had a place in…

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Jake Leg - A very short story

Posted on January 5, 2017 at 10:30am 21 Comments

Note:  I am working on a collection of short and very short stories that all tie together in a fictional place called Goodland County Oklahoma.   Some are music related and some feature CBGs.   I appreciate your comments, good, bad and corrective.

Jake Leg   by John Bolton

Goodland County, Oklahoma, 1931

The Two Two Store sat two miles east of Corley on a dirt road. There was a good sized open room with pot…

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This Old Guitar - 2 page fiction story by Uncle John

Posted on March 21, 2016 at 4:00pm 48 Comments



This Old Guitar  By Uncle John

I put my old Silvertone guitar up for sale and advertised it at a hundred dollars in the local Penny Saver. A young guy called about it then came to the house. He could play some. Not stuff I'd ever heard, but not bad stuff. He asked me, “Is there any wiggle room on the hundred?…
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