Uncle John
  • 68, Male
  • Harlan, IA
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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. 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

What is your favorite…Continue

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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Barnwood Junker

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"Hey, Andries.  I saw this and guessed it would be yours.   Gorgeous.  Highest 9s."
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Junkstock ChristmasTin Guitar

"Love the tail and key to the sleigh."
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Junkstock ChristmasTin Guitar

"High 9s for #212. "
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Honky Tonka

"Excellent.   I've tried to do this song and sound like the Stones.   Could not do it.  And dumb to try.  Better to make a song your own like you did here.   Harp purty good too."
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New Build

"That  might sound really good, Dave.  Pint job looks good. "
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Cisco prefers 4 strings over 6 strings.

"Puttin’ in some Meow time with the guits......"
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Cisco prefers 4 strings over 6 strings.

"The paws that refreshes. I like four too."
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Progress report. Gunstock stain on center git.

"Improvements and canabalized guilts don’t count Uncle. But, if She says so, they Go!"
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Mid sized tenor.

"Beautiful Uncle. I’m back online. Frustrating days without my net. My pad is all cleaned out and ready for vids and photos. I think i’ve Become addicted to the net. I was owly the whole time it was down. I’ve got a new build going.…"
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At 6:58am on November 14, 2018, Michael Fred Johnson said…

Thanks again Uncle John for your very flattering comment

At 3:24pm on November 11, 2018, Michael Fred Johnson said…

Thanks Uncle John,I built the guitar from scratch

At 6:42am on November 7, 2018, Dave Lynas said…

Hi Uncle John. I just watched your photos slide show. I could see our friendship grow over time. Just wanted to let you know how much I value that smile of yours. Thanks friend. And your guitars make me smile and tickle my ears.

At 11:16am on October 21, 2018, Nancy kat said…

Soooo funny thanks U~John made my day! Meeeowww^..^

At 8:36am on October 14, 2018, Poorness Studios said…

Thanks for the comments. Just got my first CBG earlier this year, but I've been playing bass since my late teens. And yes... I flew up to STL for the fest this year. Glad I did. ;-)

At 5:46pm on October 10, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks for that update UJ on Blaze ill look in to that ! Thanks !

At 6:09pm on September 30, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks UJ ! Glad you think that way! You know we try! and when a new one is finish you get this over vieuw from builds before , and then you see this pattern in the hurde, thats how it came about ! Greeeeeettsszz A.D.

At 2:57pm on September 22, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Got a Nephew in New York who has a Chocolate Factory Li-Lac in greenwitch Village,  his stepfather use to do Holland house Cookies.

But it al because of my  Mother God bless Her Soul, looking at her doing her thing in the kitchen when i grew up !

At 5:11pm on September 13, 2018, LouMatt said…

Hi John. Thanks for the kind comment. I use a vox valvetronix ad50 vt xl amp. it sounds wonderful!!! For practice, I use a Chord amp, small and no fancy effects. Just reverb and a clean sound. 

At 6:45pm on September 10, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

You call that a lynas Tail, its a part from a salad dryer, i took apart, have about 10-12 pieces of them! was fretting this afternoon, but run out of glue,

and had to get the Car in for periodical checkup need new shocks, gone cost me! be reading you Have to get to bed !Greeeeeetsszz A.D.

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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? I'd have to…
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