Queen of the Bass

Very interesting! Carol Kaye has an impressive resume’

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2/17/20 Song Update

The 2020 song list has been updated today. Miles, Paul, Bill, and Bob have done a good job with corrections. You can download the songs you need as individual pages, a complete book, or as a Zipped file.  The songs changed in this update are Whatever Happened to Country Music, Galway Girl, Wagon Wheel, The Way It Goes, Grandpa Was a Carpenter, and Feel a Whole Lot Better.  

BV Strings is still looking for a song editor.  The editing process will reduce the numbers of updates needed.

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Is It Time to Upgrade Your Acoustic Guitar?

Interesting read from The Vault at Music & Arts.  Each section made me think my guitars and how they fit the category.  The link below to get you thought churning.  

 Is It Time to Upgrade Your Acoustic Guitar?

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Stringletter’s Musical Traveler

Music + Travel!  

Let the adventures begin.  Stringletter’s Musical Traveler

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Recommended Song Changes

BV Stringers:
We would like to propose a major song purge to make it easier to find the songs we want to play and to make space for new songs!  The attached list are the songs that we recommend purging.  We can keep them in an archive.  We also suggest building a Christmas folder for use later this year!
If you think that a song(s) on this list should be kept active, please email your wishes in a reply to Miles. We will use these suggestions as a play list this coming Friday along with our call-outs. Thanks, Miles and Bill

16th Avenue 48 Ford Act Naturally  After the GoldrushAll Folsom’s except one in “E” Arkansas Traveler Blowin in the windBlue Christmas – Move to Christmas folder Bluegrass Banjo Songs Bury Me Beneath the Willow Dear Abbey Do You Hear What I Here -*Move to Christmas folder Drift Away Erie Canal For My Lady Get Together Ghost Riders in the Sky Gilgarra Mountain Green Light on the Souther Happy Xmas War is Over Hard Times Come Again no More He Was My Brother I Fall to Pieces I Fought the LawI Ride an Old Paint If I Could Only Fly Jackson Lifes Highway Lord I Hope this Day is Good Love Hurts Lyin Eyes Mama you Been on my Mind Me and Bobby McGee Morning Has Broken Mrs. Robinson My Ding A Ling Need to resubmit Grandpa was a carpenter Never Be Anyone Else But You Nights In White Satin Proud Mary Redheaded Stringer Rock Me on the Water Somewhere over the Rainbow Southern Cross Sugar Creek Sunshine Tennessee Tennessee Stud The Boxer The Great Storm The Last Time The Little Drummer Boy The Story The Tehachapi Pass The Weight The Yellow Rose of Texas This Land is Your Land Well Well Well Where Rainbows Never Die You Were on My Mind

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New Songs Added

Newly submitted songs:  You’ve Got To Hide Your Love Away, Twenty Flight Rock, Rock This Town, Lucky Now, I Gotta Go, Hot Dog, and Feel A Whole Lot Better. They have been uploaded to the Music page of the website.  Please download or print a copy before you attend a jam session.

BV~Strings a Place to Get Your Jam On

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Happy Jammin’ New Year
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Ditty TV

The Ditty Foundation, is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation, development, and advancement of Americana and Roots music. Their TV Network is cool! There are many ways to view their daily broadcast. Checkout the Ditty TV Schedule for future shows and artists.

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New Acoustic Guitar Setup

Setting up your new guitar can be an intimidating task. The link below is to a Guitar World magazine article that will guide through the process. These procedures are not just for new guitars they would keep your guitar is top playing condition if you performed them every time you changed strings.

Guitar World Setup Guide.

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Rock Hall of Famer Jack Casady on 50 years of Hot Tuna

Fifty years after Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady played their first show as a duo, during a hiatus from their regular-paycheck band, the old friends are still gigging together and will perform Saturday (Dec. 28) at the Capitol Theatre in Clearwater. The guitar-and-bass duo was, and is, called Hot Tuna, and as always the focus […]

Source: Rock Hall of Famer Jack Casady on 50 years of Hot Tuna

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