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  1. ido1957 replied to the thread you got to study to go pro?.

    Not really. I learned everything off records/cassettes/etc etc. Most guys I know working PT are not educated musically. FT is a kind...

    Mar 25, 2019 at 10:18 PM
  2. ido1957 replied to the thread the proper music for your age.

    A Dad band is a Dad band. Regardless of genre. I do see a number of players who dye their hair to look younger. I'm not one of those.

    Mar 25, 2019 at 10:07 PM
  3. ido1957 replied to the thread I think I want to record.

    My suggestion is go the home recording route - there's a bunch of info here and all over the net. Then you can record over and over and...

    Mar 25, 2019 at 1:43 PM
  4. ido1957 replied to the thread Is this overkill? Need vs. want.

    I just bought a Katana 100. It is pretty cool (and has 3 power settings)

    Mar 25, 2019 at 8:43 AM
  5. ido1957 replied to the thread Inspiration? Creativity? Skills? Talent? What's it all about???.

    Yes - assuming the time is productive, the more you practice the better you will become. And...spend less time surfing the net and more...

    Mar 23, 2019 at 12:17 PM
  6. ido1957 replied to the thread Do I really need an instructor?.

    Teacher - forces you to practice/learn because of guilt or money. Online - forces you to have self discipline. There is a plethora of...

    Mar 23, 2019 at 11:16 AM
  7. ido1957 replied to the thread Taxes done, filed and waiting for my money!.

    Netfiled it a few weeks ago. I got laid off last year and put 50% of my severance into RRSPs. This will be my last big refund as I am...

    Mar 22, 2019 at 5:09 PM
  8. ido1957 replied to the thread The weekly check: What have you been playing this week?.

    Went to the pub jam tonight and played Crossroads and Key To the Highway and so I got to try these live. They went well and sounded...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 2:27 AM
  9. ido1957 replied to the thread The weekly check: What have you been playing this week?.

    ...for 4 Clapton tunes I want to play at the pub jam(s) I go to: Built 2 solos from blues licks I have learned (Crossroads and Before...

    Mar 20, 2019 at 7:42 PM
  10. ido1957 replied to the thread Time to have the ole gallbladder taken out.

    My wife had hers out last spring and it was pretty nasty according to the doctor. They did the 5 little holes procedure so not bad that...

    Mar 20, 2019 at 10:48 AM
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