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Old 02-14-2008, 11:50 AM   #26
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How wonderful for you two to be able to share that memory - I bet he will never forget it. Keep the ticket stubs - great memorabilia.
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Old 02-15-2008, 09:11 AM   #27
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Glad to hear it went well. That "every highway" anecdote is mighty cute. (Geez, now I'm doing it)

He will remember.
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Old 02-15-2008, 11:42 AM   #28
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Thanks RM for the advice. I took my 8 year old last night here in Chattanooga. I had second row seats and we had no baby sitter. So my wife stayed home with our youngest. My choice was go alone or take one child and let him see the legend up close and personal. It was awesome. My son loved it and was as you said "mesmerized".

He can't stop talking about "Carefree Highway"...or should I say 'every highway'...he refuses to believe that Gordon is saying "carefree". Also, he loved Old Dan's Records and "Early Morning Rain" (he also is a big Elvis fan).

Anyway, I am thrilled I took him. Thanks for the advice again.
And the LEGEND lives on...good stuff!!
Hey, if Elvis can change Lightfoot lyrics why not an 8 year old?!
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Old 02-15-2008, 11:58 AM   #29
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Originally Posted by vlmagee View Post
Martin Guitar, Sounding Board, Volume 12:

Sounding Board PDF

Once you open the PDF, click on Letters.

Hi Duff!
This is very interesting for Martin Guitar fans and I'm one for sure. Really enjoyed it Val. Many thanks. Ron J.
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Old 02-15-2008, 04:20 PM   #30
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In case you missed my subtle point, the fellow who started this thread is Duff, with the lefty D-18GL.
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Old 02-15-2008, 05:14 PM   #31
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And an extended thanks also to Duff. Lots of fun happening today. RJ.
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Old 02-23-2008, 08:36 AM   #32
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Thank you for the warm welcome. Been away for awhile. Thoroughly enjoyed the Chattanooga show and it was everything that we come to expect. Gord continues to be passionate about his life's work and we are the better for it. I always leave his concerts with a renewed sense of purpose (to dust off my guitar) and hope. Perhaps I need to broaden my musical horizons, but there seems to be very few artists today who really have something to say and take the effort to frame it in a way that is poetic and memorable. I suppose that is the lament of each generation. Best, Duff
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