Category Archives: Bobbe’s Tips

Nashville steel guitarist Bobbe Seymour published an email newsletter for steel guitarists for several years. Those Bobbe’s Tips emails 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.

Newsletter responses: Beginners, Miss Wannabe, and Singing at the Ryman

I had two very interesting responses to the last newsletter and I’d like to print them both. So here is the first one. Bobbe: Are you being too harsh on musicians who are possibly still in their growth stage? Imitating … Continue reading

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Corrections; Creativity; Playing Rhythm on Steel

First, I need to make a correction to the last newsletter and I want to thank everybody who helped me with the correct information. On the song Don’t Worry About Me by Marty Robbins, it was actually the guitar player … Continue reading

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Distortion Effects; Eddie Lange; Vic Lawson

If you don’t think older effects on steel and lead guitars were appreciated in country music, I just had a inquiry on the Marty Robbins “Don’t Worry About Me” song asking how the steel player got the sound he got … Continue reading

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