Orville Johnson

Orville Johnson

Orville Johnson

Onstage at the first Port Townsend Slide & Steel Workshop

Single string tripplets

When doing a tripplet using three different notes on a single string, where should most of one's left hand movement come from: hand, arm, fingers holding the bar, or some combo?

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Reso Top Tens of 2006

Well, it's that time again! Actually, I don't know if it's ever been "that time" per se specifcally on the good ol' ResoNation, but I thought it might be fun for us all to give it a go. :D

What were your top ten reso/weissie related moments of 2006?

I'll take the plunge and go first:

1. Working an extra job to save enough to purchase my Lazy River "hollowneck"
2. Spending hours upon hours with the Kelly Joe Phelps DVD.
3. Learning about ResoNation, which, IMHO, is clearly and without a doubt the most addictive of the online forums. :wink:

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List of bluesey reso/lapstyle/weissenborn players

Can ya'll help me to expand my list of reso/lapstyle/weissenborn players who play the blues or whose licks/sound might be characterized (at least some of the time) as bluesey?

Here's what I've got so far:

1. Kelly Joe Phelps
2. The Black Ace
3. Oscar "Buddy" Woods
4. Lou Wamp
5. Orville Johnson
6. Rob Ickes

Who else?

Best,

-d-

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