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ocarolan: Hm, yes. Understand! Just think of the free evenings you'll have! :) Jun 7, 2017 11:52:58 GMT
walkingdecay: The Arena:American Epic series is worth catching on iPlayer at the moment. Nice mini-portraits of the likes of The Carter Family and Mississippi John Hurt, though the "origins of steel guitar" story should be taken with a pinch of salt the size of Hawaii. Jun 7, 2017 14:19:41 GMT
walkingdecay: Jun 7, 2017 14:27:33 GMT
ocarolan: :thumbup: Jun 7, 2017 20:34:46 GMT
walkingdecay: Hope gone. Jun 9, 2017 6:10:04 GMT *
Martin: New photo posting guidelines are in effect - photobucket is no longer allowing 3rd party hosting on its free accounts... Jun 30, 2017 14:13:01 GMT
ocarolan: Oh spit! Jun 30, 2017 16:30:08 GMT
vikingblues: Rattfinks! Jun 30, 2017 19:22:48 GMT
007: Vot is ziss Ratfink you speak of is it some kind of animal Jul 8, 2017 16:11:20 GMT
ocarolan: Thanks Photobucket for stuffing up loads of my posts, luthier interviews and photogalleries etc here! >:D Jul 11, 2017 9:02:23 GMT *
Martin: Yep, it's a major inconvenience :( Jul 12, 2017 9:38:59 GMT
Akquarius: the bloody photobucket third party link trap, Keithß Jul 14, 2017 6:53:07 GMT
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rodabernethy: Hey everyone, it's great to be on the forum! Jul 19, 2017 23:07:05 GMT
rodabernethy: Hey everyone, if you're a fan of Leo Kottke and John Fahey, please check out my FB page at Jul 19, 2017 23:08:20 GMT
ocarolan: Hi Rod - and welcome to you! Feel free to introduce yourself at greater length in the, er, Introduce Yourself section! Jul 21, 2017 10:10:53 GMT *
NikGnashers: Thanks Photobucket !!! Jul 23, 2017 10:29:54 GMT
d28boy: old lurker requiring help... Can you point me to my old recordings on this site...I've forgotten where I used to store them online and want to take a listen and thought this may help Aug 7, 2017 8:22:11 GMT
Martin: Hi Nick, sorry I can't seem to find any recordings you've done on here - unfortunately, we didn't get the chance to move data from the other site before it vanished. Aug 7, 2017 10:11:54 GMT
Martin: Try logging on to Soundclick, Soundcloud and - they seem to be the recording hosts of choice which I believe almost all of us used at that time. Aug 7, 2017 10:12:32 GMT