Monthly Archives: July 2012

Gospel Music on the Steel Guitar

Hello fellow players, Bob Hempker sitting in for Bobbe Seymour again. Gospel music has many different sub-categories. For example, Contemporary Christian, Negro Spirituals, Protestant Hymns, Catholic Chants as well as most Christmas Carols are Gospel based. Many famous singers had … Continue reading

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That Tick Tack Sound, Ron Carpenter

Hello fans and fellow players, Bob Hempker standing in for Bobbe Seymour again. First let me answer a question from Paul Vendemmia. Paul wanted me to explain tick-tack. Harold Bradley was the man that played on thousands of recording sessions … Continue reading

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The C6th Tuning

Hello fellow players, Bob Hempker standing in for Bobbe Seymour once again. Let’s talk about C6th today. The original C6 tuning was developed in 1939 by Jerry Byrd. It was a six string tuning. E, C, A, G, E, C. … Continue reading

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