Category Archives: Bobbe’s Tips

Nashville steel guitarist Bobbe Seymour has been publishing an email newsletter for steel guitarists for several years now. Back issues of Bobbe’s Tips contain a wealth of information about the history of the steel guitar, maintaining your instrument, current trends, new products, etc.. They also include some of Bobbe’s best stories about life on the road and in the studio with Nashville’s biggest stars of yesteryear.

Pedal Spacing

Here is the best reply I had to the last newsletter. Bobbe, Speaking of the “newer generation” not knowing who the “pathmakers” were reminds me of a story I heard in Nashville a few years ago. I can’t remember the … Continue reading

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Steel Guitar as a Solo Instrument; the Road Musicians’ Diet

Here’s a newsletter I wrote 3 years ago, but for some reason, never got around to sending it out. I think it’s worth a read. Here it is. Marshall Rowland is a great friend of many years and like greats … Continue reading

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The Hitchhiker

Tim Wright send me this inspiring story which should hit home with every pedal steel player. Please enjoy it. Bobbe, While reading your newsletter today, I recalled a trip I made to Nashville in 1970. I had been driving to … Continue reading

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